Like artificial neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, swarm intelligence, cellular automata and DNA computing, membrane computing is also a branch of natural computing or nature-inspired computing and was initiated by Gheorghe Păun in 1998. It aims to abstract computing models, called membrane systems or P systems, from the structure and the functioning of the living cell as well as from the cooperation of cells in tissues, organs, and populations of cells. This research area has grown into a vigorous scientific discipline and has attracted a large number of researchers all over the world. For more information, please refer to the P systems Webpage (http://ppage.psystems.eu/) and to the International Membrane Computing Society Webpage (http://imcs.org.cn/conferences.php).
CMC 2023 is organised to provide an open platform to bring together scholars worldwide to present their recent work on membrane computing, on topics related to theory, application and implementation of membrane computing but not limited to as follows:
- Theoretical aspects of membrane computing
- Various variants of computing models: cell-, tissue- and neural-like P systems.
- Computing power of membrane computing models.
- Computing efficiency of membrane computing models.
- Applications of membrane computing
- Robot controller design.
- Modeling using P systems for biosystems, biomedicine, ecological systems, etc.
- Membrane-inspired optimization algorithms for various problems.
- Fault diagnosis of various systems, such as robots, power systems, etc.
- Information and communication technologies.
- Information security and cryptography.
- Other applications.
- Implementation of membrane computing models
- Software implementation.
- Hardware implementation.
- Biological implementation.
- Biochip implementation.
- Other implementation.
- Related topics
- Bio-Inspired Optimization Techniques, such as optimization algorithms inspired by cells or DNA computing.
- Other topics related to membrane computing or dealing with cellular computing, DNA computing, reaction systems, etc.
|Submission Deadline||June 1, 2023|
|Notification Deadline||July 15, 2023|
|Final Version||July 30, 2023|
|Conference||August 28-31, 2023|
Original research contributions (including significant work-in-progress) on membrane computing, its applications and related subjects are sought. Contributions reporting in-vivo or in-silico experimental results are particularly encouraged. Authors are invited to submit their contribution as PDF, written in English and preferrably prepared in LaTeX using Springer LNCS style (llncs) (https://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines).
Only electronic submissions are accepted. Simultaneous submission to other conferences or workshops with published proceedings is not allowed.
Submission and publication
All submissions will be reviewed by at least three referees. To ensure inclusion of an accepted contribution into the (pre)proceedings volume, at least one of its authors must be registered to CMC 2023. The pre-proceedings volume will be available during the conference.
A selections of accepted papers will be re-reviewed and considered for publication in an international journal.