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Workshop on Natural Computing

Please download the workshop poster here

The workshop is organized as a part of the Conference ITAT (Information technologies -- Applications and Theory), which takes place in the Wellness Hotel Tyrapol, Oravská Lesná, with a beautiful natural surrounding. We encourage especially young researchers and PhD students to present their work and exchange ideas in an inspiring and informal environment. The workshop is held on September 20–22, the whole ITAT on September 18–22. In case of ongoing travel restrictions, researchers from abroad can participate online. Submissions are welcome in the area of natural computing, i.e., computational processes observed in nature, and human-designed computing inspired by nature. Topics include (but are not restricted to):

Submissions should have 5-8 pages of two-columns A4 format, written in English, using LaTeX, according to the LaTeX class “itatnew” and it must be submitted using the EasyChair system. Each submitted paper will be reviewed by 3 PC members. The accepted papers will be published in ITAT proceedings available through the CEUR Workshop Proceedings publication service (, indexed in DBLP and Scopus.

Invited talk

Important dates
Paper submission July 10
Notification of acceptance/rejection July 30
Final version August 14
WNC 2020 opening September 20

The registration options include either four days (whole ITAT) or two days (workshop only). The fee covers not only participation, but also lodging and full board at the conference hotel. Authors of accepted papers can apply to workshop organizers for waiving the registration fee (for workshop only).

Program committee