The Organizing Committee in collaboration with the Steering Committee, believe that the most realistic, reasonable and safe decision is to go online. We would like to remind everyone that proceedings publication and everything else is on schedule. AUTOMATA 2020 will make the most of the advantages of digital delivery that we had already planned even before COVID-19, this includes on demand content, the ability to reach a wider audience and lower registration fees (to be updated). We will keep the conference website as it is but please do not travel to Stockholm this time, we hope you do in some future occasion.
AUTOMATA in Stockholm
Supported by Oxford Immune Algorithmics, the Algorithmic Dynamics Lab will host the 26th International Workshop on Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systems AUTOMATA 2020 in Stockholm Sweden, to be held on 10-12th August 2020.
AUTOMATA 2020 is innovating on various fronts related to challenges such as climate change and under-representation of minorities. We want to reduce the conference Carbon footprint through virtual attendance options (even before COVID-19) and by promoting the research of young researchers.
The workshop aims to:
AUTOMATA 2020 will focus on the theory and application of cellular automata and discrete dynamical systems in connection to complexity theory and algorithmic information. There will be special sessions and tutorials on Automata in Machine Learning and on Algorithmic Information Dynamics with a particular interest in aspects of computability in causation, and reprogrammability.
The Role of Emergence in Open-ended Systems
Dr. Alyssa Adams
University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.
Collision-based Computing with Cellular Automata
Dr. Genaro Martínez
National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico &
University of the West of England, U.K.
Constructor Theory of Life and its applications
Dr. Chiara Marletto
University of Oxford, U.K.
Topological Dynamical Properties in Turing Machines
Dr. Rodrigo Torres-Aviles
Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile
Navigating Isotropic Cellular Automata Rule-space
Prof. Andrew Wuensche
University of Sussex, U.K. & University of the West of England, U.K.
A New Kind of Automata, that May Be Our Universe
Dr. Stephen Wolfram
There are two paper categories of submission:
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.
Previous AUTOMATA LNCS volumes can be found here.
A special issue, collecting extended and improved versions of selected papers presented at the conference, will be published in the journal of Complex Systems.
Founded in 1987, Complex Systems was the first journal in the field of Complex Systems and has published some of the most important landmark papers in the area. Complex Systems has developed a uniquely broad base of readers and contributors from academia, industry, government and the general public in over 50 countries around the world. The topics of research covered by Complex Systems span a diverse array of areas, including mathematics, physics, computer science and biology.
Complex Systems is indexed/abstracted by Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), Scopus, SCImago (SJR), Computer and Control Abstracts, Current Contents, Electrical & Electronics Abstracts, Inspec, MathSciNet, Crossref, Physics Abstracts, Zentralblatt für Mathematik/Mathematics Abstracts and Google Scholar.
»Submission deadline full papers (any number of pages): Closed
»Notification of acceptance full papers: July 1, 2020
»Final versions: July 15, 2020
»Registration deadline for full paper author: August 1, 2020
»Registration for exploratory paper author/other participants: August 1, 2020
»Final registration deadline: Aug 10, 2020
Submissions:Authors are invited to submit papers via EasyChair.
Submissions should contain original research that has not previously been published. Submission must be formatted in LaTeX using the LNCS format and submitted in PDF. Papers authored or co-authored by PC members are also welcomed.
The AUTOMATA series is the official annual event of IFIP WG 1.5, the Working Group 5 (on Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systems), of the Technical Committee 1 (on Foundations of Computer Science), of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP). Find other IFIP official events here.
In the last years the workshop has taken place in Guadalajara, Mexico (2019); Gent, Belgium (2018); Milan, Italy (2017); Zurich, Switzerland (2016); Turku, Finland (2015); Himeji, Japan (2014), and Gießen, Germany (2013).