International Conference on the
|July 29, 2018||Paper submission|
|September 5, 2018||Notification of paper acceptance or rejection|
|September 12, 2018||Final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings|
|September 12, 2018||Early registration|
|November 28, 2018||Late registration|
|March 14, 2019||Submission to the 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 Soft Computing (Springer, 2016 JCR impact factor: 2.472) 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 2018 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 2018 will take place in Dublin, a major historical and contemporary centre for education, arts, administration, economy and industry. The venue will be:
Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
University College Dublin
Topics include, but are not limited to:
A flexible "theory to/from practice" approach would be the perfect focus for the expected contributions.
TPNC 2018 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Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research.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 (all included) 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.