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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR POSTERS: 2nd International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Natural Computing, 3-5 Dec 2013, Cceres, SPAIN

Poster presentations are intended to enhance informal interactions with the
 conference participants, at the same time permitting in-depth discussion.


 Authors are encouraged to submit presentations that discuss novel work in
 progress on:

- nature-inspired models of computation,
- synthesis of nature by means of computation,
- nature-inspired materials,
- information processing in nature,
- applications of natural computing.

 Posters do not need to present final research results. Work that may lead to
 new interesting developments is welcome.


 Submission deadline: October 20, 2013
 Notification of poster acceptance or rejection: October 27, 2013


 Please submit a .pdf abstract through:

 It should contain the title, author(s) and affiliation, and should not
 exceed 500 words.


 Posters will be allocated 8 minutes each in the programme for oral
 presentation. Moreover, they will remain hanging during the whole conference
 for discussion.


 Posters will not appear in the LNCS proceedings volume of TPNC 2013.
 However, they will be eligible for submission to the post-conference Soft
 Computing journal special issue.


 Authors of accepted posters have to register to the conference. Their
 registration fare is reduced: 150 Euro (appr. one third of the fare for PhD