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Paper Submission is now open for the 12th edition of BICT! Check out the Call for Papers.
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Publication

All accepted and presented papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

BICT proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected best accepted and presented papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

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Topics

BICT 2020 targets three thrusts:

THRUST 1: Direct Bioinspiration (systems utilizing biological materials, processes, and systems)

  • Bacterial computing and communication
  • Biometric security and privacy
  • Biosensing
  • Brain-computer and human-computer interface
  • Cellular and membrane computing
  • Chemical signaling and communication
  • DNA computing and memory
  • Energy harvesting from biological sources
  • Molecular assembly computing and communication
  • Physarum computing

THRUST 2: Indirect Bioinspiration (systems and application design upon biological principle, processes and mechanisms)

  • Amorphous computing
  • Artificial chemistry, immune systems, gene regulatory networks and life
  • Autonomous vehicle systems
  • Biological process and data analysis
  • Cellular automata
  • Chaotic systems
  • Computational epidemics
  • Cyber security, privacy and intelligence
  • Evolutionary computation
  • Healthcare
  • Intelligent systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Mobile robotics
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Nature-inspired models and calculi
  • Neural networks/computation
  • Reaction-diffusion computing
  • Self-organization
  • Smart services and cities
  • Swarm intelligence

THRUST 3: Foundational Bioinspiration (biology and ICT evolving similar schemes and validity)

  • Adversarial modelling
  • Agent based models
  • Biological theory change and its impact on corresponding bioinspired technology
  • Cellularization
  • Costly signaling (Proof of work, stake, etc.)
  • Deception
  • Evolution
  • Game theory
  • Identification of theoretical obstacles that prevent transition from biology to technology
  • Measures of validity and validation of methodology
  • Mechanistic adaptability of theories from philosophy of biology to technology
  • Natural kinds and species (i.e., classification of bioinspired technology)
  • Network theory
  • Recommender and verifier systems
  • Signaling games, equilibria and conventions
  • Smart contracts (Block chains, ICO, Governance)

About BICT 2020

BICT 2020 aims to provide a world-leading and multidisciplinary venue for researchers and practitioners in diverse disciplines that seek the understanding of key principles, processes and mechanisms in biological systems and leverage those understandings to develop novel information and communications technologies.

BICT 2020 will feature the state-of-the-art keynote speeches, parallel technical sessions, focused special tracks, interactive demo/poster sessions, tutorials, and informative co-located workshops.

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

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Previous BICT editions

2019 – Pittsburgh, United States
2017 – Hoboken, NJ, United States
2015 – New York City, United States
2014 – Boston, MA, United States
2012 – Lugano, Switzerland
2011 – York, Great Britain
2010 – Boston, MA, United States
2009 – Avignon, France
2008 – Hyogo, Japan
2007 – Budapest, Hungary
2006 – Cavalese, Italy

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