Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation

13th International Conference, UCNC 2014, London, ON, Canada, July 14-18, 2014, Proceedings

  • Oscar H. Ibarra
  • Lila Kari
  • Steffen Kopecki
Conference proceedings UCNC 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8553)

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 8553)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-24
  2. Kimberly Barth, David Furcy, Scott M. Summers, Paul Totzke
    Pages 27-39
  3. Adrien Basso-Blandin, Franck Delaplace
    Pages 40-53
  4. Gemma Bel Enguix, Benedek Nagy
    Pages 54-66
  5. Jenna Butler, Frances Mackay, Colin Denniston, Mark Daley
    Pages 67-79
  6. Alberto Castellini, Giuditta Franco, Vincenzo Manca, Riccardo Ortolani, Antonio Vella
    Pages 80-92
  7. Da-Jung Cho, Yo-Sub Han, Shin-Dong Kang, Hwee Kim, Sang-Ki Ko, Kai Salomaa
    Pages 93-104
  8. Theodore W. Cornforth, Hod Lipson
    Pages 105-116
  9. Mark E. Dean, Catherine D. Schuman, J. Douglas Birdwell
    Pages 129-141
  10. Jonathan Edwards, Simon O’Keefe, William D. Henderson
    Pages 155-163
  11. Alireza Goudarzi, Matthew R. Lakin, Darko Stefanovic
    Pages 164-176
  12. Masami Hagiya, Shaoyu Wang, Ibuki Kawamata, Satoshi Murata, Teijiro Isokawa, Ferdinand Peper et al.
    Pages 177-189
  13. Jacob Hendricks, Matthew J. Patitz, Trent A. Rogers
    Pages 190-202
  14. Nataša Jonoska, Mile Krajcevski, Gregory McColm
    Pages 216-228
  15. Yasunao Katayama, Toshiyuki Yamane, Daiju Nakano
    Pages 229-241
  16. Alexandra Keenan, Robert Schweller, Michael Sherman, Xingsi Zhong
    Pages 242-253
  17. Matthew R. Lakin, Darko Stefanovic
    Pages 254-266
  18. Odd Rune Lykkebø, Simon Harding, Gunnar Tufte, Julian F. Miller
    Pages 267-279
  19. Brian Nakayama, David Bahr
    Pages 293-304
  20. Arseny M. Shur, Abuzer Yakaryılmaz
    Pages 327-339
  21. Kohtaro Tadaki
    Pages 340-352
  22. Tianshi Wang, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
    Pages 353-366
  23. A. Steven Younger, Emmett Redd, Hava Siegelmann
    Pages 379-391
  24. Back Matter
    Pages 393-394

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation, UCNC 2014, held in London, ON, Canada, in July 2014. The 31 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 79 submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics including among others molecular, quantum, optical and chaos computing as well as neural computation, evolutionary computation, swarm intelligence and computational neuroscience.


amorphous computing ant algorithms artificial immune systems artificial life cellular (in vivo) computing cellular automata chaos computing collison-based computing computational neuroscience computational systems biology evolutionary computation hyperbolic space computing membrane computing molecular computing neural computation optical computing physarum computing quantum computing self-assembly super-Turing computation swarm intelligence synthetic biology theory of computation unconventional computation

Editors and affiliations

  • Oscar H. Ibarra
    • 1
  • Lila Kari
    • 2
  • Steffen Kopecki
    • 3
  1. 1.Santa Barbara College of EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA
  2. 2.University of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  3. 3.University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08122-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08123-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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