Prof. Victor OK Li and PhD student SONG Bo received the Best Paper Award, Evolutionary Combinatorial Optimization and Metaheuristics Track, ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Philadelphia, USA, July 2012, for their paper:
Song, B. and Li, V.O.K., “A hybridization between memetic algorithm and semidefinite relaxation for the Max-Cut Problem,” Proc. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 2012.
ACM GECCO is a prestigious conference in the field of evolutionary computation. Finalists for the Best Paper Award were nominated based on the reviews of the submissions to the conference. The Best Paper was selected from among the finalists based on voting by the attendees at the conference.