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ACRI 2020 : 14th International Conference on Cellular Automata for Research and Industry


Conference Series : Cellular Automata for Research and Industry
When Sep 22, 2020 - Sep 25, 2020
Where Lodz, Poland
Submission Deadline Apr 5, 2020
Notification Due May 5, 2020
Final Version Due Jun 7, 2020
Categories    cellular automata   artificial intelligence   modeling   multi-agent systems

Call For Papers

Cellular Automata offer a very powerful approach enabling to study phenomena related to a large variety of problems. Initially presented as some form of counterpart or supplement to the partial differential equations, now enable to perform studies of many real-world phenomena. Besides this practical significance, they often present behavior which is interesting from the theoretical point of view. For these reasons, CA became very popular for studying real applications. For many years researchers, from academia and industry, are using CA in many different fields dealing with theoretical as well as practical problems.

Since its first edition in 1994, the ACRI conference focused on challenging problems and new research on Cellular Automata (CA). Its primary goal is to offer both scientists and engineers in academies and industries an opportunity to enforce international collaborations on Cellular Automata and express their views on current trends, challenges, and state-of-the art solutions to various problems in several scientific fields: biology, computer science, chemistry, ecology, economy, engineering, geology, medicine, physics, sociology, etc.

The conference ACRI 2020 will be organized by the University of Łódź and will take place in Łódź (Lodz), Poland on September 22-25, 2020. This 14th edition of ACRI Conference aims at enlarging the classical topics to include other areas related to or extending Cellular Automata. Our hope is to broaden the community of people identifying their work as related to the CA phenomena, thus giving them the opportunity to discuss their work especially in connection to various, still strongly evolving fields, like for instance: complex networks, games on networks, lattice gas and lattice Boltzmann models, Bio-Inspired Computing, agent-
based models, etc.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
• Tools and Theory: new algorithms based on CA, theory of computation, CA environments,
• Theoretical aspects of CA: algebraic, dynamics, and topological issues
• Dynamical Complex Systems and Emergent Phenomena,
• Image Processing and Pattern Recognition,
• Natural Computing and Unconventional Computing,
• Quantum Cellular Automata,
• Complex Networks, Games on Networks,
• Bio-Inspired Computing,
• Cryptology and Cryptography,
• Lattice Gas and Lattice Boltzmann Models,
• Agent-Based Models,
• Mathematical Systems Theory: analysis, optimization and control, identification,
• Biological and Ecological Modelling: metabolic networks, species evolution, immune systems, contamination processes, infectious diseases, biodiversity,
• Modelling of Physical or Chemical Systems: hydrodynamics, reaction diffusion, systems, complex flows,
• Environmental Modelling: Pollution models, biomass evolution, desertification,
• Socio-Economical Models: vehicular and pedestrian traffic, urbanism, market.
• Intelligent Systems: Data Mining, Data Intelligence, Clasification, Verification, Control
• Robotic Systems

All accepted papers must be presented by one of the authors who must register for the conference and pay the fee. The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the LNCS series. A selected number of authors of presented papers will be requested to expand their submissions for possible inclusion in special issues of high quality scientific journals.

Authors should consult Springer's authors' guidelines ( and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX ( or for Word (, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs ( in their papers. In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form. The corresponding author signing the copyright form should match the corresponding author marked on the paper. Once the files have been sent to Springer, changes relating to the authorship of the papers cannot be made.

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