MIC'2021 is focus on presentations that cover different aspects of metaheuristic research such as new algorithmic developments, high-impact and original applications, new research challenges, theoretical developments, implementation issues, and in-depth experimental studies. MIC'2021 strives a high-quality program that will be completed by a number of invited talks, tutorials, workshops and special sessions.
MIC'2021 solicits contributions dealing with any aspect of metaheuristics. Typical, but not exclusive,
topics of interest are:
MIC 2021 accepts submissions in three different formats:
S1) Original research contributions for publication in the conference proceedings of a maximum of 10 pages
S2) Extended abstracts of work-in-progress and position papers on an important research aspect of a maximum of 3 pages
S3) High-quality manuscripts that have recently, within the last year, been submitted or accepted for journal publication.
Accepted contributions of categories S1 and S2 will be published in the MIC'2021 conference proceedings. Accepted contributions of category S3 will be orally presented at the conference, but not be included into the conference proceedings.
Accepted papers in categories S1 and S2 will be published in the proceedings that will be available at the conference.
In addition, a post-conference special issue in an appropriate international journal will be considered. It will be announced asap.
A best paper award will be presented at the conference. Only papers submitted in category S1 will be eligible for the best paper award.