Call for papers

February 29 - March 02, 2024 (hybrid)

Aims and Scope of the Conference

The symposium aims two-fold: to nurture cellular automata theories and explore cellular automata as technology. So all the theoretical aspects of cellular automata and their applications in any domain are within the scope of this symposium. In particular, the topics of interest include (but is not limited to) the following:


Algebraic and Theoretical aspects of CA

  • Algorithmic and Complexity issues in Cellular Automata
  • Formal Language Processing
  • Cellular Automata and Logic
  • Randomness
  • Reversibility and Cycle structure
  • Algebraic properties of Cellular Automata and Discrete Systems
  • Characterization tools for Cellular Automata
  • Conservation Laws and Cellular Automata

Cellular Automata Models and Computation

  • Traffic models and Crowd dynamics
  • Models for Distributed and Parallel Systems
  • Lattice Gas and Lattice Boltzmann model
  • Randomness
  • Environmental, Social and Economical Modeling and Simulation
  • Natural Computing
  • Reversible and Quantum Computing
  • Cellular Automata Architecture for Computation
  • Cellular Automata for Computing-in-Memory Architecture
  • Cellular Automata with Memory
  • Integration of CA and Agent-based modeling
  • Sandpile Cellular Automata

Non-uniformity in Cellular Automata

  • Non-uniform or Hybrid CA
  • Asynchronous Cellular Automata
  • Stochastic Cellular Automata
  • Network Automata

Cellular Automata, Hardware Design and Security

  • Circuit Design and Computer Architecture
  • Quantum-dot Cellular Automata
  • Memristor Design
  • Security and Encryption
  • Cryptography
  • Secured Hardware Design

Quantum-dot Cellular Automata

  • Logic Gates and Circuit Design
  • Quiescent Quantum Cellular Automata
  • Quantum Gate Cellular Automata
  • Universal Quantum Cellular Automata
  • Quantum computing
  • Quantum lattice gases
  • Quantum Reversible Automata
  • Quantum Nano-Automata

Cellular Automata, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Artificial Life
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Image and Video Processing

Emerging Applications of Cellular Automata

  • Ecological issues
  • Urban developmen
  • Graph Colouring
  • Sensor network applications


Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers of article typewritten in English that are not more than 12 pages (single column including figures, tables and references) via the EasyChair system.

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Submissions must be in LATEX(Springer) format and submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF). For each accepted paper, at least one author has to complete full registration and present the paper.


ASCAT 2024 Proceedings
Accepted papers of the conference will appear in the proceedings published by Springer Nature in the book series CCIS (Communications in Computer and Information Science).

Special Issue

Extended versions of a selected number of papers presented at the conference is planned to be published in a special issue of Natural Computing (NaCo).