Hefei is the capital and largest city of Anhui Province in Eastern China. It is the political, economic, and cultural centre of Anhui. Hefei was named one of the three national garden cities , and it enjoys the reputation of ”the Green City”. The Feishui River runs through it and it is surrounded by lush trees and fragrant flowers all the year around. The layout of the city proper features ”Gardens in the City, and the City in Gardens”. This is said to be unique in China. Hefei has been declared an excellent city for tourism in China because of its numerous tourist destinations. Such beautiful scenic spots as Bao Gao Park, Xiaoyaojin Park and Huancheng Park are located in the Hefei urban area, while Mt. Dashu, Mt. Zipeng, and Huiyuan Theme Park in suburban Hefei are highlights in the area.
This year conference has organized one competition session for swarm intelligence optimization algorithms and approved five special sessions by active researchers. Welcome to participate in these sessions if interested!
Special session proposals deadline: ——————————-———————— March 15, 2014 Tutorial proposals deadline: ———————————-——–————————– March 15, 2014
Notification of acceptance: ——————————————————————— June 15, 2014
Camera-ready copy and author registration deadline: —————————— July 15, 2014