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Welcome to the COnfiguration and SElection of ALgorithms (COSEAL) group. COSEAL is an international group of researchers with focus on algorithm selection and algorithm configuration. Both problems can be seen as instantiations of automated algorithm design, i.e., automatically optimizing the performance of algorithms. To cooperate, discuss new ideas and present the newest results, the COSEAL group has an active mailing list and an annual workshop.

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Participants of the COSEAL workshop 2016 in Eindhoven


 

Announcements

  • June 2017: The Open Algorithm Selection Challenge (OASC) has started.
  • September 2016: At the end of a sucessful workshop in Eindhoven, Leslie Pérez Caceres invited us to the next COSEAL workshop in Brussels in 2017.
  • July 2016: Next month, our paper on ASlib (i.e., our first larger COSEAL project) will appear in AIJ. If you are using ASlib, please cite this paper
  • February 2016: The next COSEAL workshop (2016) will be in Eindhoven (Netherlands) at 12th and 13th of September. See you there!
  • September 2015: We are happy to announce that the next COSEAL workshop will be in Eindhoven (Netherlands, 2016) — organized by Joaquin Vanschoren. Presumably, the next venues for the COSEAL workshop will be Brussels (Belgium, 2017), Paris (France, 2018) and Munich (Germany, 2019).
  • September 2015: Thank you to everyone for a successful COSEAL workshop in Paderborn!
  • April 2015: The organization team for the COSEAL Workshop in 2015 warmly invites you to Paderborn, Germany for the third annual COSEAL Workshop on September 14th and 15th of 2015.
  • February 2015: There will be a challenge on algorithm selection using the ASLib data (Deadline: 10 July 2015)