William Langdon

freely downloadable introduction to genetic programming Books
A Field Guide to Genetic Programming (free introduction) PDF Mobipocket E-book E-pub Mobi Amazon iTunes
Foundations of Genetic Programming (the theory of GP)
Data Structures and Genetic Programming

Editor Journal of Genetic Programming and Evolutionary Hardware Springer blog logo
Evolutionary Computation Editorial Board Member
ACM Transactions on Evolutionary Learning and Optimization (TELO) Associate Editor

Humie 2014 Award pic.
EvoStar 2008 Award in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to Evolutionary Computation pic. I++
EvoStar Wikipedia Award

Senior fellow of ISGEC (pictures)

I maintain the Genetic Programming bibliography Wordle: Genetic Programming Bibliography Mirror: Perelman School of Medicine logo (search), GP home pages. Junk links.

Genetic Improvement workshop at ICSE 2021 Genetic Improvement ICSE 2021 @gi2021

GI-2021 @ ICSE Genetic Improvement ICSE 2021 Logo May 2021, Madrid, Spain.
GI-2021 submission deadline: Tuesday 12th January 2021

2021 "Humies" Awards Submit by Friday 28 May 2021

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Prizes totaling $10,000 for human-competitive results that have been produced by any form of genetic and evolutionary computation will be awarded at GECCO 2021 July 10th to 14th in Lille, France.
Deadline for entries: Friday 28 May 2021

Contact Information:

w.langdon@ Dr. W. B. Langdon,



Selected Publications
On line Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

GP papers


Genetically Improved Software


Running Genetic Programming on Graphics Cards

Events to 2002 and code

Interesting Links

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