TPNC 2017

Important dates (all at 23:59 CET)

August 6, 2017 Paper submission
August 10, 2017 Paper submission - EXTENDED -
September 6, 2017 Notification of paper acceptance or rejection
September 11, 2017 Notification of paper acceptance or rejection
September 16, 2017 Final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings
September 16, 2017 Early registration
September 20, 2017 Early registration
November 11, 2017 Poster submission
November 19, 2017 Poster notification
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.

Time-limited free online access. Volume will be available until 20th January 2018 here.
Springer LNCS
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.


Akademie věd České republiky

Univerzita Karlova v Praze

La universitat pública de Tarragona
La universitat pública de Tarragona

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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
Charles University
Malostranské náměstí 25
118 00 Praha 1


Topics include, but are not limited to:

A flexible "theory to/from practice" approach would be the perfect focus for the expected contributions.

Structure of the Conference

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Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research.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

Submissions have to be uploaded to:


The registration form can be found here.