International Conference on the
|August 6, 2017||Paper submission|
|September 6, 2017||Notification of paper acceptance or rejection|
|September 16, 2017||Final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings|
|September 16, 2017||Early registration|
|December 4, 2017||Late registration|
|March 20, 2018||Submission to the post-conference journal special issue|
A volume of proceedings published by Springer in the LNCS series will be available by the time of the conference.
A special issue of BioSystems (Elsevier, 2015 JCR impact factor: 1.495) will be later published containing peer-reviewed substantially extended versions of some of the papers contributed to the conference. Submissions to it will be by invitation.
TPNC is a conference series intending to cover the wide spectrum of computational principles, models and techniques inspired by information processing in nature. TPNC 2017 will reserve significant room for young scholars at the beginning of their career and particular focus will be put on methodology. The conference aims at attracting contributions to nature-inspired models of computation, synthesizing nature by means of computation, nature-inspired materials, and information processing in nature.
TPNC 2017 will take place in Prague, whose historic centre is UNESCO World Heritage Site and which is home to famous attractions like the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, etc. The venue will be:
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Ke Karlovu 3
121 16 Praha 2
Topics include, but are not limited to:
A flexible "theory to/from practice" approach would be the perfect focus for the expected contributions.
TPNC 2017 will consist of
Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 12 single-spaced pages (including eventual appendices, references, proofs, graphics, etc.) and should be prepared according to the standard format for Springer Verlag's LNCS series (see http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0).
Submissions have to be uploaded to:
The registration form can be found here.