Erik's Molecular Computation
Some upcoming Conferences and other events
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Many thanks to Martyn Amos for providing many of these links!
UPCOMING (reverse chronological order)
- In '99, molecular computing was listed as a topic, so surely the Eleventh ACM-SIAM
Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA) will welcome this research too.
Jan 9-11, 2000, San Francisco. Deadline for abstract probably in
- Biological computing is a topic at the
1999 Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS99),
New York CIty, Oct 17-19, 1999. The deadline is April 23, 1999.
- Anyone interested in building a molecular computer will have to
understand how to control and exploit thermal fluctuations (noise).
Biological systems must do this all the time. Perhaps, then some DNA
computing people will be interested in the
1999 Agora Meeting on Fluctuations in Biological Systems, held in
Sigtuna, Sweden, August 3-7, 1999. Abstracts deadline May 1, 1999.
- There will be a track for
DNA and Molecular Computing at the
Genetic and Evolutionary Programming Conference
in Orlando, Florida, July 14-17, 1999. Submissions deadline Jan 27,
- The journal Artificial Life will have a special issue on
THE RIGHT STUFF: Appropriate Mathematics for Evolutionary and
Developmental Biology". 1 May 1999: Deadline for Submissions.
1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation lists DNA computing as a
topic. Held July 6-9, Washington D.C.
The submission deadline is January 29, 1999.
- The International
Conference on Theory and Mathematics in Biology and Medicine
will be held from Tuesday June 29 through Saturday
July 3, 1999, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is a very broad
conference; research with implications for biological molecular
computation may be appropriate. Submissions deadline March 1, 1999.
5th International Meeting on DNA BASED COMPUTERS
will be held at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 14 & 15, 1999.
Deadline for submissions: April 4, 1999.
- Also consider the
Thirty-First Annual ACM
Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC99)
Atlanta, Georgia, May 1-4,1999. The deadline is past.
The Second Workshop
on Bio-Inspired Solutions to Parallel Processing Problems (BioSP3)
under) will be held April 12-16, 1999, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
Paper submission deadline November 1, 1998.
PREVIOUS (reverse chronological order)
There will be a DIMACS conference "Evolution
as Computation" to try to understand the effects of computation in
evolution., held in Princeton, January 11-12, 1999. Submissions deadline:
Dec 12, 1998.
There are interesting calls
for papers at the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing '99, January 4-9,
1999, Hawaii. Submissions deadline July 13, 1998.
The Second International
Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN'98)
will be held December 14-16, 1998, in Brisbane, Australia. Biological/molecular
computing is listed within its scope. Paper submission deadline: June 1,
The Second Asia-Pacific
Conference on Simulated Evolution And Learning (SEAL'98) will be held
in Canberra, Australia, 24-27 November 1998. [ in cooperation with COMPLEX
SYSTEMS '98, Sydney, Australia, Nov 30 - Dec 4, 1998 ]
The Sixth Foresight
Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology will be held November 12-15,
1998 at the Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, CA.
The New England Complex Systems Institute
hosts the Second International
Conference on COMPLEX SYSTEMS, Nashua, NH, October 25-30, 1998. Deadline
June 2, 1998.
The Fifth International
Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN V) will be
held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, between September 27 - October 1, 1998.
DNA computing is listed among the topics of particular interest.
The Second International Conference on Evolvable
Systems: From Biology to Hardware (ICES98) will be held in Lausanne,
Switzerland, September 23-26, 1998. Submissions deadline March 15, 1998.
A workshop on DNA computing will be organized in parallel with Mathematical
Foundations of Computer Science, MFCS 98, Brno, The Czech Republic, August
24-26, 1998. The deadline is May 25, 1998 (extended abstracts). Contact
address: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gheorghe Paun)
The Third Annual Genetic Programming 1998 Conference (GP-98)
will be held on July 22 - 25 (Wednesday - Saturday), 1998 at University
of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. Submissions deadline Wednesday January
21, 1998. (Special
Track on DNA Computing.)
The Sixth International Conference on
Artificial Life (Life and Computation: the Boundaries are Changing)
will be held June 26th - June 29th, 1998 at UCLA in Los Angeles, USA. Len
Adleman will be speaking.
A New York Academy of Sciences Conference on Molecular
Strategies in Biological Evolution will be held on June 27 - 29, 1998
at The Rockefeller University, New York City
A section devoted to DNA computing will be organized during The First International
Conference about Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, Warsaw, Poland,
June 22-26, 1998 The deadline for submissions (extended abstracts) is February
15, 1998 (with the possibility to become March 1). Contact addresses: email@example.com
(Lech Polkowski) firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrzej Skowron)
The 4th International Meeting
on DNA Based Computers is being held at the University of Pennsylvania,
June 15-19, 1998.
The First Workshop on Biologically Inspired Solutions to Parallel Processing
under link) will be held in Orlando, Florida, March 30 - April 3, 1998.
Submissions deadline, December 15, 1997.
Last year, RECOMB 98
included papers on DNA computing. This year, held in New York, March 22-25,
1998. Submissions deadline, October 20, 1997.
The DIMACS Workshop
on Nucleic Acid Selection and Computing will be held in Princeton,
March 15-17, 1998. Submissions deadline Feb 1, 1998.
The First International Conference on Unconventional
Models of Computation will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, January
5-11, 1998. Submissions deadline July 15, 1997.
There will be a session on Computing with Biomolecules at the Pacific
Symposium on Biocomputing '98, January 5-9, 1998. Submissions deadline
July 14, 1997.
The Eighth Workshop on
Genome Informatics includes in its scope "molecular computation". Held
in Tokyo, Japan, December 12-13, 1997. Submission deadline August 31, 1997.
There will be a workshop
on Bioinformatics/Biocomputing at the Third International Conference
on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP97), November 1,
1997. Papers deadline July 31, 1997.
The International Conference on Complex Systems ( host
site blurb) may be of interest.
September 21-26, 1997.
A conference on Bio-Computing
and Emergent Computation will be held in Sweden, September 1-2, 1997.
Gheorghe Paun (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org) is organizing a workshop
on molecular computing to be held in Mangalia, Romania, August 18-24, 1997.
DNA computing will be a topic at the Summer
School on Natural Computation in Turku, Finland, August 1997. Applications
deadline May 15, 1997.
There will also be a special
track on DNA computing at the Genetic
Programming Conference (GP-97), July 13-16, 1997, in Stanford, CA.
THE 3RD ANNUAL DIMACS MEETING
ON DNA BASED COMPUTERS will be held at the University of Pennsylvania,
June 23-26, 1997.
There was a Special
Session on DNA-based Computation at the 1997 IEEE International Conference
on Evolutionary Computation, April 13-16, 1997.
There was a session on Computing with Biomolecules at the Pacific
Symposium on Biocomputing '97, January 6-9, 1997.
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