3rd International Conference on the
Theory and Practice of Natural Computing
TPNC 2014

TPNC 2014 Slides

Tuesday, December 9
11:30 - 13:10
Rūsiņš Freivalds: Ultrametric Vs. Quantum Query Algorithms (ppt, 5.89M)
Peter Niebert and Mathieu Caralp: Cellular Programming
Kiyoharu Tagawa and Shoichi Harada: Multi-Noisy-objective Optimization Based on Prediction of Worst-Case Performance (pdf, 663k)
Paulo Urbano, Enrique Naredo, and Leonardo Trujillo: Generalization in Maze Navigation using Grammatical Evolution and Novelty Search (pdf, 1.07M)
14:40 - 15:55
Simon Bin, Sebastian Volke, Gerik Scheuermann, and Martin Middendorf: Comparing the Optimization Behaviour of Heuristics with Topology Based Visualization (pdf, 2.03M)
José Matías Cutillas Lozano and Domingo Giménez: Parameterized Message-Passing Metaheuristic Schemes on a Heterogeneous Computing System (pdf, 225k)
Jonathan Gutierrez, Megan Sorenson, and Eva Strawbridge: Modeling Fluid Flow Induced by C. elegans Swimming at Low Reynolds Number
16:10 - 16:40
The No Free Lunch Theorem for Optimization: Something to Turn a Blind Eye to, or a Tool for Scientific Research pdf, 2.4M (Carlos García-Martínez, Francisco J. Rodríguez, and Manuel Lozano)
18:30 - 19:20
Marco Dorigo: Swarm Intelligence - Invited Lecture

Wednesday, December 10
9:00 - 9:50 Kalyanmoy Deb: Multi-Criterion Problem Solving: A Niche for Natural Computing Methods - Invited Lecture (pdf,9.02M)
10:05 - 11:20
Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid, Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie, and Robert Zimmer: Detecting Symmetry in Cellular Automata Generated Patterns Using Swarm Intelligence
Edward Kent, Jason A. D. Atkin, and Rong Qu: Vehicle Routing in a Forestry Commissioning Operation Using Ant Colony Optimisation (pptx, 380k)
Michel Boyer and Tal Mor: Extrapolated States, Void States, and a Huge Novel Class of Distillable Entangled States (pdf, 698k)
11:50 - 13:05 Vinay K. Gautam, Eugen Czeizler, Pauline C. Haddow, and Martin Kuiper: Design of a Minimal System for Self-replication of Rectangular Patterns of DNA Tiles (pptx,1.48M)
Naya Nagy and Marius Nagy: Unconditionally Secure Quantum Bit Commitment Protocol Based on Incomplete Information (OpenOffice odp, 237k)
Marcos Villagra and Tomoyuki Yamakami: Quantum and Reversible Verification of Proofs Using Constant Memory Space
14:35 - 15:50
Henning Bordihn, Paolo Bottoni, Anna Labella, and Victor Mitrana: Solving 2D-Pattern Matching with Networks of Picture Processors (pdf, 1.27M)
Clelia De Felice, Rocco Zaccagnino, and Rosalba Zizza: Unavoidable Sets and Regularity of Languages Generated by (1,3)-Circular Splicing Systems (pdf, 320k)
Kaoru Fujioka: A Two-Dimensional Extension of Insertion Systems

Thursday, December 11
9:00 - 9:50 Francisco Herrera: Bioinspired Real Parameter Optimization: Where We Are and What’s Next - Invited Lecture
10:05 - 11:20 Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad: Differential Evolution-Based Weighted Combination of Distance Metrics for k-means Clustering
Sergio Santander-Jiménez and Miguel A. Vega-Rodríguez: Inferring Multiobjective Phylogenetic Hypotheses by Using a Parallel Indicator-Based Evolutionary Algorithm (pptx, 1.31M)
Jean-Philippe Bernard, Benjamin Gilles, and Christophe Godin: Combining Finite Element Method and L-Systems Using Natural Information Flow Propagation to Simulate Growing Dynamical Systems
11:50 - 13:05 Abdoulaye Sarr, Alexandra Fronville, and Vincent Rodin: Morphogenesis Model for Systematic Simulation of Forms' Co-evolution with Constraints : Application to Mitosis (pdf, 18.29M)
Jiří Šíma: The Power of Extra Analog Neuron (pdf, 204k)
Zheng Yan, Xinyi Le, and Jun Wang: Model Predictive Control of Linear Parameter Varying Systems Based on a Recurrent Neural Network (pdf, 1.09M)