The 5th International Conference on
Bioinspired Optimization Methods and their Applications
24-25 May 2012, Bohinj, Slovenia
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Important Dates
7 March 2012 (EXTENDED)
Paper submission deadline
11 April 2012
Notification of acceptance
23 April 2012
Registration deadline
Final paper deadline
10 May 2012
Hotel reservation
Transfer registration
24-25 May 2012

Sponsors and Partners
Slovenian Research Agency
Slovenian Research Agency
World Federation on Soft Computing World Federation on Soft Computing
Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society
Jožef Stefan Institute Jožef Stefan Institute

Past conferences
2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
welcome to BIOMA 2012 conference

The fifth biennial BIOMA conference will be held in Bohinj, Slovenia. The purpose of the BIOMA conference is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of the latest theoretical and applied results in bioinspired optimization methodology and its applications. Authors will also have the opportunity to present their software tools and case-studies. [Call for papers]

Invited Keynote Speaker
  A. E. Eiben (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Keynote Speaker
  Xin-She Yang (National Physical Laboratory, UK)
Conference Topics   Paper Submission
Papers addressing real-world applications are especially welcome. Areas of interest include
- genetic algorithms,
- evolution strategies,
- evolutionary programming,
- genetic programming,
- ant colony optimization,
- particle swarm optimization
- and related bioinspired methods,
and their applications in science, engineering and business.



Full papers in English not exceeding 10 pages are invited. Papers have to be formatted according to the BIOMA template, and submitted in PDF format through the conference submission webpage. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the international Program Committee. Each accepted paper has to be accompanied with the registration fee and presented at the conference by one of the authors.

All accepted papers with paid registration fee will be published in the conference proceedings that will be available at the conference.
The Proceedings will be submitted for indexation to ISI, INSPEC, DBLP, and COMPENDEX databases.


Journal Publications

Revised and extended versions of selected papers from the conference will be invited for submission to the Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier) or to the Innovative Computing and Applications (Inderscience).