TPNC 2020 & 2021

Tsukuba, December 7-9, 2021



Times are CET (UTC +1) times


Tuesday, December 7

09:30 - 09:40 Opening

09:40 - 10:30 Yaochu Jin. Morphogenetic Self-organization of Swarm Robots - Invited lecture

10:30 - 10:50 Break

10:50 - 12:05

  • Linda Brodo, Roberto Bruni, Moreno Falaschi, Roberta Gori, Francesca Levi and Paolo Milazzo. Exploiting Modularity of SOS Semantics to Define Quantitative Extensions of Reaction System
  • Kwang Sik Chung, Chung Hun Lee, Yeon Sin Kim, Sooyoul Kwon, Sang Im Jung and Namhyung Lee. Interactive Sensor-based Virtual Experiment Digital Textbook System on Smart Phone and Learning Cloud
  • Ahmed Hassan and Nelishia Pillay. Dynamic Heuristic Set Selection for Cross-Domain Selection Hyper-Heuristics

12:05 - 12:25 Break

12:25 - 13:40

  • Andrzej Lingas. Solving Hard Problems by Protein Folding?
  • Yuki Okano and Yoshifumi Manabe. A Three-player Envy-free Discrete Division Protocol for Mixed Manna
  • Olga Yakovenko and Ivan Bondarenko. Convolutional Variational Autoencoders for Audio Feature Representation in Speech Recognition Systems

13:40 - 14:00 Break

14:00 - 15:15

  • Thambo Nyathi and Nelishia Pillay. On the Transfer Learning of Genetic Programming Classification Algorithms
  • Jakub Sido, Kamil Ekštein, Ondřej Pražák and Miloslav Konopik. On Injecting Entropy-like Features Into Deep Neural Networks for Content Relevance Assessment
  • Shuo Yang and Yves Lepage. ABCD: Analogy-based Controllable Data Augmentation for Sentiment and Style Analysis

Wednesday, December 8

09:30 - 10:20 Mehdi Khamassi. Adaptive Coordination of Model-based and Model-free Reinforcement Learning in Brains and Robots - Invited lecture

10:20 - 10:40 Break

10:40 - 11:55

  • Mehrdad Aliasgari, Burkhard Englert and Oscar Morales-Ponce. Computing the Optimal Longest Queue Length in Torus Networks
  • Anna Ouskova Leonteva, Ulviya Abdulkarimova, Anne Jeannin-Girardon, Pierre Parrend and Pierre Collet. Quantum-inspired Algorithm with Evolution Strategy
  • Takahiro Saito, Daiki Miyahara, Yuta Abe, Takaaki Mizuki and Hiroki Shizuya. How to Implement a Non-uniform or Non-closed Shuffle

11:55 - 12:15 Break

12:15 - 13:30

  • Tomohiro Harada. A Study on Efficient Asynchronous Parallel Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithm with Waiting Time Limitation
  • Cry Kuranga and Nelishia Pillay. Nonlinear Regression in Dynamic Environments Using Particle Swarm Optimization
  • Yuri Lavinas, Abe Mitsu Teru, Yuta Kobayashi and Claus Aranha. MOEA/D with Adaptative Number of Weight Vectors

13:30 - 13:50 Break

13:50 - 15:05

  • Nooshin Nokhanji and Nicola Santoro. Line Reconfiguration by Programmable Particles Maintaining Connectivity
  • Junan Lin and Tal Mor. Quantum Candies and Quantum Cryptography
  • Rotem Liss and Tal Mor. From Practice to Theory: The "Bright Illumination" Attack on Quantum Key Distribution Systems

15:05 - 15:25 Break

15:25 - 15:35 Poster

  • Yara Hamshawi, Florin Bilbie, Assaf Malka, Andrei Păun and Ron Piran. Fundamental Improvements to Membrane Computing - Diabetes Mellitus as a Case Study

Thursday, December 9

09:30 - 10:20 Mark Liao. YOLOv4: The Most Accurate and Speedy Object Detector in the World - Invited lecture

10:20 - 10:40 Break

10:40 - 11:55

  • Kalpana Mahalingam, Palak Pandoh and Anuran Maity. Theta Palindromes in Theta Conjugates
  • Maxim Sakharov, Thomas Houllier and Thierry Lépine. Parallel Asynchronous Memetic Optimization for Freeform Optical Design
  • Emilio Singh and Nelishia Pillay. Ant-Based Generation Constructive Hyper-Heuristics for the Movie Scene Scheduling Problem

11:55 - 12:05 Closing