Theory and Practice of Natural Computing

5th International Conference, TPNC 2016, Sendai, Japan, December 12-13, 2016, Proceedings

  • Carlos Martín-Vide
  • Takaaki Mizuki
  • Miguel A. Vega-Rodríguez
Conference proceedings TPNC 2016

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10071)

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 10071)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Invited Talk

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Luis Martínez, Jorge Castro, Raciel Yera
      Pages 3-17
  3. Applications of Natural Computing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Ahnaf Munir, Md Sakhawat Hossen, Salimur Choudhury
      Pages 34-45
    3. Itaru Ueda, Akihiro Nishimura, Yu-ichi Hayashi, Takaaki Mizuki, Hideaki Sone
      Pages 58-69
  4. Evolutionary Computation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Vassilis Papapanagiotou, Roberto Montemanni, Luca Maria Gambardella
      Pages 97-109
    3. Kazi Shah Nawaz Ripon, Håkon Dissen, Jostein Solaas
      Pages 110-121
  5. Formal Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Balázs Indig, Noémi Vadász, Ágnes Kalivoda
      Pages 137-148
    3. Wataru Yahiro, Masami Hagiya
      Pages 161-172
  6. Machine Learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Lorenzo Bottarelli, Manuele Bicego, Matteo Denitto, Alessandra Di Pierro, Alessandro Farinelli
      Pages 175-187
    3. Josef Moudřík, Roman Neruda
      Pages 188-195
    4. Zbigniew Suraj, Piotr Grochowalski, Sibasis Bandyopadhyay
      Pages 196-207
    5. Pak-Kan Wong, Man-Leung Wong, Kwong-Sak Leung
      Pages 208-220
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 221-221

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Natural Computing, TPNC 2016, held in Sendai, Japan, in December 2016.

The 16 revised full papers presented together with one invited talk in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 33 submissions. The papers are grouped in topical sections on applications of natural computing, evolutionary computation, formal models, and machine learning.


genetic algorithms machine learning recommender systems self-organizing systems swarm intelligence approximate reasoning artificial intelligence bio-inspired optimization complexity cryptography data mining decision support systems evolutionary algorithms fuzzy logic knowledge representation mathematical optimization multi-objective optimization natural language processing neural networks quantum computing

Editors and affiliations

  • Carlos Martín-Vide
    • 1
  • Takaaki Mizuki
    • 2
  • Miguel A. Vega-Rodríguez
    • 3
  1. 1.Rovira i Virgili UniversityTarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Tohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  3. 3.University of ExtremaduraCáceresSpain

Bibliographic information