Theory and Practice of Natural Computing

6th International Conference, TPNC 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, December 18-20, 2017, Proceedings

  • Carlos Martín-Vide
  • Roman Neruda
  • Miguel A. Vega-Rodríguez
Conference proceedings TPNC 2017

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10687)

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 10687)

Table of contents

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Applications of Natural Computing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Witold Bołt, Aleksander Bołt, Barbara Wolnik, Jan M. Baetens, Bernard De Baets
      Pages 37-48
  4. Evolutionary Computation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Krzysztof Jurczuk, Marcin Czajkowski, Marek Kretowski
      Pages 87-99
  5. Fuzzy Logic

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Alicja Mieszkowicz-Rolka, Leszek Rolka
      Pages 126-136
    3. Katarzyna Poczeta, Łukasz Kubuś, Alexander Yastrebov
      Pages 137-149
    4. Zbigniew Suraj, Piotr Grochowalski
      Pages 150-161
  6. Molecular Computation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Henning Bordihn, Victor Mitrana, Andrei Păun, Mihaela Păun
      Pages 165-177
    3. Samuel J. Ellis, Titus H. Klinge, James I. Lathrop
      Pages 178-189
    4. Manasi S. Kulkarni, Kalpana Mahalingam, Ananda Chandra Nayak
      Pages 190-202
    5. Michela Quadrini, Rosario Culmone, Emanuela Merelli
      Pages 203-215
  7. Neural Networks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Roberto De Prisco, Delfina Malandrino, Gianluca Zaccagnino, Rocco Zaccagnino, Rosalba Zizza
      Pages 219-231
    3. Lukas Pastorek, Michael O’Neill
      Pages 243-254
    4. Pak-Kan Wong, Man-Leung Wong, Kwong-Sak Leung
      Pages 255-266
  8. Quantum Computing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Alessandra Di Pierro, Riccardo Mengoni, Rajagopal Nagarajan, David Windridge
      Pages 269-280
    3. Alejandro Díaz-Caro, Gilles Dowek
      Pages 281-293
    4. Raymond Laflamme, Tal Mor, Nayeli A. Rodríguez-Briones, Yossi Weinstein
      Pages 294-304
    5. Shenggen Zheng, Daowen Qiu, Jozef Gruska
      Pages 305-317
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 319-319

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference,on Theory and Practice of Natural Computing, TPNC 2017, held in Prague, Czech Republic, December 2017.

The 22 full papers presented in this book, together with one invited talk, werecarefully reviewed and selected from 39 submissions. The papers are organized around the following topical sections: applications of natural computing; evolutionary computation; fuzzy logic; Molecular computation; neural networks; quantum computing.


neural networks quantum computing molecular computing Petri nets genetic programming evolutionary algorithms bio-inspired optimization mathematical optimization decision support systems machine learning genetic algorithms complexity cryptography data mining decision support systems evolutionary algorithms fuzzy logic knowledge representation mathematical optimization multi-objective optimization

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Rovira i Virgili UniversityTarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Academy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.University of ExtremaduraCáceresSpain

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