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Theory and Practice of Natural Computing

Third International Conference, TPNC 2014, Granada, Spain, December 9-11, 2014. Proceedings

  • Adrian-Horia Dediu
  • Manuel Lozano
  • Carlos Martín-Vide
Conference proceedings TPNC 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8890)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Nature-Inspired Models of Computation

    1. Rūsiņš Freivalds
      Pages 1-10
    2. Peter Niebert, Mathieu Caralp
      Pages 11-22
    3. Paulo Urbano, Enrique Naredo, Leonardo Trujillo
      Pages 35-46
  3. Applications of Natural Computing I

    1. Simon Bin, Sebastian Volke, Gerik Scheuermann, Martin Middendorf
      Pages 47-58
    2. José-Matías Cutillas-Lozano, Domingo Giménez
      Pages 59-70
    3. Jonathan Gutierrez, Megan Sorenson, Eva Strawbridge
      Pages 71-82
    4. Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid, Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie, Robert Zimmer
      Pages 83-94
  4. Nature-Inspired Computing Architectures

  5. Applications of Natural Computing II

    1. Henning Bordihn, Paolo Bottoni, Anna Labella, Victor Mitrana
      Pages 157-168
    2. Clelia De Felice, Rocco Zaccagnino, Rosalba Zizza
      Pages 169-180
  6. Information Processing in Nature

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference, TPNC 2014, held in Granada, Spain, in December 2014. The 22 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 47 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on nature-inspired models of computation; synthesizing nature by means of computation; nature-inspired materials; and information processing in nature.


algorithms amorphous computing artificial immune systems bioinformatics cellular automata chaos and dynamical systems based computing cryptography economics evolutionary computing fractal geometry learning membrane computing nanocomputing neural computing optical computing optimization pattern recognition programming quantum computing and quantum information swarm intelligence

Editors and affiliations

  • Adrian-Horia Dediu
    • 1
  • Manuel Lozano
    • 2
  • Carlos Martín-Vide
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)Rovira i Virgili UniversityTarragonaSpain
  2. 2.E.T.S. de Ingenierías Informática y de Telecomunicación, DECSAIUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain

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