COSEAL Workshop 2022


The ninth COSEAL Workshop is a forum for discussing the most recent advances in the automated configuration and selection of algorithms. It will take place on September 5th and is organized by Alexander Tornede, Eyke Hüllermeier and Marius Lindauer .

The workshop will consist of posters and talks about late-breaking research and useful tools, discussions regarding intra- and international cooperation, and many opportunities to interact with other attendees. There are no paper submissions, but the workshop provides the chance to discuss on-going research and recent results with other researchers.


Administrative questions :

Scope of the Workshop

The scope of COSEAL includes, but is not limited to:

  • Algorithm selection
  • Algorithm configuration 
  • Algorithm portfolios
  • Performance predictions and empirical performance models
  • Bayesian optimization
  • Hyperparameter optimization
  • Automated machine learning (AutoML)
  • Neural architecture search
  • Meta-learning
  • Algorithm and parameter control
  • Explorative landscape analysis
  • Programming by optimization
  • Hyper-heuristics

Important dates

  • Registration deadline : August 15th
  • Talk/poster abstract deadline : August 15th
  • Poster submission deadline: August 29th
  • Workshop : September 5th 2022


COSEAL 2022 workshop will be an virtual workshop with talks in Zoom, and poster sessions and social event in gather town.

Registration Fees

None! For free!

Registration and Applications

  • Attending
  • Applying for a poster
    • You only need to submit a title and an abstract
    • You don’t need to submit a paper – no reviewing!
    • If in scope of COSEAL, it will be accepted
  • Applying for a talk
    • You only need to submit a title and an abstract
    • You don’t need to submit a paper – no reviewing!
    • Since we have a limited number of talk slots, the workshop chairs will select the most interesting and novel topics
    • We recommend that besides giving a talk, also a poster is presented s.t. attendees have the chance to interact with you more

Tentative Schedule

Time slots according to CEST:

08:45 – 09:00: Joining the Zoom call, small-talk and enjoy a tee or coffee together
09:00 – 09:15: Opening
09:15 – 09:45: Contributed Talk I (20+10)
09:45 – 10:15: Contributed Talk II (20+10)
10:15 – 10:45: Coffee Break with Speed Dating in break out-rooms (15min with a small set of random attendees)
10:45 – 12:00: Poster Session I (in Gather Town)
12:00 – 14:00: Lunch break
14:00 – 14:30: Contributed Talk III (20+10)
14:30 – 15:00: Contributed Talk IV (20+10)
15:00 – 15:30: Coffee Break with Speed Dating in break-out rooms
15:30 – 17:00: Poster Session II (in Gather Town)
17:00 – 18:00: Panel Discussion
18:00 – open end: Social event

Contributed Talks


Poster Session I


Poster Session II


Panel Discussion

Topic: TBA

Moderator: TBA

Sponsored by

SFB 901 On-The-Fly Computing (Universität Paderborn)