[Corpora-List] 2nd CfP PPSN 2012 - 12th Int. Conf. on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, 1-5 September, 2012 Taormina, Italy

Mario Pavone mpavone at dmi.unict.it
Sun Jan 22 10:05:53 CET 2012


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IMPORTANT: *Submission deadline Thursday March 15, 2012*

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12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN 2012 http://www.dmi.unict.it/ppsn2012/index.php ppsn2012 at dmi.unict.it

1-5 September, 2012 Hotel Villa Diodoro Taormina, Italy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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AIMS & SCOPE

Natural Computing is the study of computational systems which use ideas and get inspiration from natural systems, including biological, ecological, physical, chemical, and social systems. It is a fast- growing interdisciplinary field in which a range of techniques and methods are studied for dealing with large, complex, and dynamic problems with various sources of potential uncertainties.

PPSN XII will be a showcase of a wide range of topics in Natural Computing including, but not restricted to: Evolutionary Computation, Neural Computation, Molecular Computation, Quantum Computation, Artificial Life, Swarm Intelligence, Artificial Ant Systems, Artificial Immune Systems, Self-Organizing Systems, Emergent Behaviors, and Applications to Real-World Problems. PPSN XII will also feature workshops and tutorials covering advanced and fundamental topics in the field of natural computation.

Submissions should present significant contributions. All accepted papers will be presented during poster sessions and will be included in the proceedings. Following the tradition of PPSN, we plan to publish the proceedings in the Series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) by Springer.

The preceding symposia were held in Dortmund, Brussels, Jerusalem, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Granada, Birmingham, Reykjavik, Dortmund, and Krakow.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission deadline: March 15, 2012 Author notification: June 1, 2012 Camera-ready submission: June 20, 2012

PROCEEDINGS

Accepted papers will appear in the PPSN 2012 proceedings published by Springer Verlag in the LNCS series.

SUBMISSION

Authors are invited to submit high-quality manuscripts reporting original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics related to the symposium. Simultaneous submission to other conferences or workshops with published proceedings is not allowed.

Submissions must not exceed 10 pages formatted according to LNCS style. All papers will be peer reviewed and comments will be provided to the authors.

The submission system can be accessed via https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ppsn2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Angelo Cangelosi, University of Plymouth, UK Natalio Krasnogor, University of Nottingham, UK Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida, USA

More Keynote Speakers to be Announced

TUTORIAL SPEAKERS

Jaume Bacardit, University of Nottingham, UK Juergen Branke, University of Warwick, UK Pier Luca Lanzi, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy Martin Pelikan, University of Missouri in St. Louis, USA

More Tutorial Speakers to be Announced

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

*General Chairs Vincenzo Cutello, University of Catania, Italy Mario Pavone, University of Catania, Italy

*Honorary Chair Hans-Paul Schwefel, Dortmund University of Technology, Germany

*Programme Chairs Carlos A. Coello Coello, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico Kalyanmoy Deb, Indian Institute of Technology, India Stephanie Forrest, University of New Mexico & Santa Fe Institute, USA Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy

*Tutorial Chairs Giuseppe Narzisi, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA Germán Terrazas Angulo, University of Nottingham, UK

*Workshop Chair Alberto Moraglio, University of Birmingham, UK

CONTACT

For further information, please send an email to ppsn2012 at dmi.unict.it

Hope to see you in Taormina!

Mario Pavone - PPSN 2012 General Chair

-- Dr. Mario Pavone (PhD) Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics and Computer Science University of Catania V.le A. Doria 6 - 95125 Catania, Italy tel: 0039 095 7383038 fax: 0039 095 330094 Email: mpavone at dmi.unict.it http://www.dmi.unict.it/mpavone/ ------------------------------------------------



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