Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation 2019
TOKYO, June 3-7, 2019


  • Submissson deadline
    January 14th, 2019
    January 28th, 2019 (AoE)

  • Notification of acceptance
    March 5th, 2019
  • Final version due
    March 18th, 2019

(New) For poster session
  • 1 page abstract deadline
    April 26th, 2019
  • Notification
    May 7th, 2019

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Tentative schedule HERE(pdf)

Accepted Full Papers

The following 19 papers have been accepted to UCNC2019. Congratulations!!
The acceptance rate is about 59%.
See you in Tokyo in June.

  • Kamil Khadiev and Liliya Safina. Quantum Algorithm for Dynamic Programming Approach for DAGs. Applications for Zhegalkin Polynomial Evaluation and Some Problems on DAGs
  • Johan Kopra. The Lyapunov Exponents of Reversible Cellular Automata Are Uncomputable
  • Kaoru Fujioka. Swarm-based multiset rewriting computing models
  • Tomoyuki Yamakami. Relativizations of Nonuniform Quantum Finite Automata Families
  • Martinius Knudsen, Sverre Hendseth, Gunnar Tufte and Axel Sandvig. Viewing rate-based neurons as biophysical conductance outputting models
  • Tatsuya Yamashita, Akira Yagawa and Masami Hagiya. Self-stabilizing Gellular Automata
  • Henning Bordihn, Victor Mitrana, Andrei Paun and Mihaela Paun. Further Properties of Self-assembly by Hairpin Formation
  • Susan Stepney and Viv Kendon. The role of the representational entity in physical computing
  • Aleksandrs Belovs. Quantum Dual Adversary for Hidden Subgroups and Beyond
  • Alexandre Fernandez, Luidnel Maignan and Antoine Spicher. Lindenmayer Systems and Global Transformations
  • Matthew Dale, Susan Stepney, Martin Trefzer, Simon O'Keefe, Angelika Sebald and Jack Dewhirst. The Role of Structure and Complexity on Reservoir Computing Quality
  • Chun-Ying Hou and Ho-Lin Chen. An Exponentially Growing Nubot System Without State Changes
  • Ahmad Salehi and Peyton Moor. DNA Computing Units Based on Fractional Coding
  • Mika Hirvensalo, Etienne Moutot and Abzuzer Yakaryilmaz. Computational Limitations of Affine Automata
  • Robert F. Johnson. Impossibility of Sufficiently Simple Chemical Reaction Network Implementations in DNA Strand Displacement
  • James Garrett, Natasha Jonoska, Hwee Kim and Masahico Saito. DNA Origami Words and Rewriting Systems
  • Péter Battyányi, Tamás Mihálydeák and György Vaszil. Generalized Membrane Systems with Dynamical Structure, Petri Nets, and Multiset Approximation Spaces
  • Tianshi Wang and Jaijeet Roychowdhury. OIM: Oscillator-based Ising Machines for Solving Combinatorial Optimisation Problems
  • Matthew Patitz and Daniel Hader. Geometric Tiles and Powers and Limitations of Geometric Hindrance in Self-Assembly

Accepted Posters

  • Shiyun Liu, Ibuki Kawamata, Yuki Suzuki, Shin-ichiro M. Nomura and Satoshi Murata. Self-Assembly of a Flexible Multi-Joint Ring Motif Abstract(pdf)
  • Nathan McDonald and Richard Davis. Complete & Orthogonal Replication of Hyperdimensional Memory via Elementary Cellular Automata Abstract(pdf)
  • Emi Morikawa and Nathanael Aubert-kato. Optimizing Molecular-based Reservoir Computers with NSGA-II Abstract(pdf)
  • Yuta Matsumura, Ibuki Kawamata and Satoshi Murata. Designing a set of non-square tiles that self-assembles into a desired shape Abstract(pdf)
  • Jack Dewhirst, Matt Dale, Angelika Sebald and Susan Stepney. Evaluating One-Dimensional Continuous & Discrete Heterotic Systems Abstract(pdf)
  • Jérôme Durand-Lose, Hendrik Jan Hoogeboom and Nataša Jonoska. Assemblies in 2-Dimensional Confluent Temperature One Tile Assembly Systems Abstract(pdf)
  • Hiroshi Yamashita, Kazuyuki Aihara and Hideyuki Suzuki. Optimizing Interaction Dynamics of the Analog Chaotic Solver for Boolean Satisfiability Problem Abstract(pdf)
  • Young-Hyun Baek, Seock-Han Kim, Dong-Ho Lee, Byunggeun Kim and Sun-Dong Kim. A Novel Fake Fingerprint Detection Algorithm Using A Triple-Wavelengths Computation Method Based On Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Abstract(pdf)
  • Konstantinos Krampis and Claudia Wultsch. Programmability, complexity and computability of large-scale cellular epigenetic networks. Abstract(pdf)
  • Naoya Tate, Yuki Miyata, Suguru Shimomura, Takahiro Nishimura, Yusuke Ogura and Jun Tanida. Spatiotemporal optical specification of quantum-dot network for optical reservoir computing Abstract(pdf)