Prof. Emma Hart appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press)
Prof Emma Hart has been elected to be Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious journal Evolutionary Computation.
This MIT Press journal was established in 1993. It has an impact factor of 3.6 and an h-index of 65. The journal placed 6th out of 105 in Computer Science, Theory & Methods and 13th out of 130 in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence.
The electorate consisted of the eleven Associate Editors, 40 members of the Editorial Board and 13 members of the Advisory Board. These people represent the foremost researchers in Evolutionary Computation from across the world – the vast majority from research intensive universities. Evolutionary Computation examines way in which we can learn from evolution in nature to find new ways to solve complex problems.
Prof. Hart's achievement continues a strong relationship between this journal and the University. Prof. Ben Paechter has been an Associate Editor for several years and our Emeritus Professor Peter Ross was an Associate Editor and is now a member of the Advisory Board.
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The Bio-Inspired Algorithms group within the Centre for Algorithms, Visualisation and Evolving Systems is a large and thriving group with interests in nature-inspired computing that include Evolutionary Computing, Hyper-Heuristics, Artificial Immune Systems and Swarm Intelligence.