Fourth International
Conference on Cellular Automata for Research and
Industry 

ACRI 2000


October 4  6, Karlsruhe, Germany 

Conference programme (tentative)


Wednesday, October 4 
8:00  9:00 
Registration 
9:00  9:00 
Welcome 
9:00  9:30 
An algorithm for robot path planning with cellular
automata
(C. Behring, M. Bracho, M. Castro, J. A. Moreno) 
9:30  10:00 
Reactive pathplanning: a directional diffusion algorithm on
multilayered cellular automata
(F. M. Marchese) 
10:00  10:30 
Break 
10:30  11:30 
Modeling MultiCellular Organisms with Distributed
Cellular Automata
(Invited talk by P.M.A. Sloot) 
11:30  12:00 
Break 
12:00  12:30 
The simulation of compact cities based on the integration of
cellular automata and GIS
(A. G.O. Yeh, X. Li) 
12:30  13:00 
Cellular models of urban systems
(D. O'Sullivan, P. Torrens) 
13:00  14:30 
Lunch 
14:30  15:00 
Fault tolerant parallel pattern recognition
(M. Kutrib, J.T. Löwe) 
15:00  15:30 
Correction, optimization and verification of transition
rule set for Waksman's firing squad synchronization
algorithm
(H. Umeo, T. Sogabe, Y. Nomura) 
15:30  16:00 
Cellular automata with activation and inhibition
(B. Schönfisch) 
16:00  16:30 
Break 
16:30  17:00 
An algebraic study of information in cellular
automata
(H. Nishio) 
17:00  17:30 
Generation of online randomness by cellular automata
(P. Mentrasti, S. Capobianco) 
20:00 
Conference dinner 


Thursday, October 5 
9:00  9:30 
A new dynamical model of biodegradation
(M. Villani, M. Mazzanti, M. Padovani, M. Andretta,
R. Serra, S. di Gregorio, R. Rongo, W. Spataro) 
9:30  10:00 
A minimal model for the formation of an ant cemetery
(M. Martin, B. Chopard, P. Albuquerque) 
10:00  10:30 
Break 
10:30  11:30 
Turing's theory of infinite computing machines
(19361937) and its relation to the invention of finite
electronic computers (19391949)
(Invited talk by A. Burks; presented by R. Vollmar) 
11:30  12:00 
Break 
12:00  12:30 
A multiagent cellular automata system for visualising
simulated pedestrian activity
(J. Dijkstra, H.J.P. Timmermans, J. Jessurun) 
12:30  13:00 
CASim  a Java system for simulating cellular
automata
(U. Freiwald, J. R. Weimar) 
13:00  14:30 
Lunch 
14:30  15:00 
A cellular automata model for the simulation of in vitro
carcinogenesis tests
(R. Serra, M. Villani, A. Colacci) 
15:00  15:30 
Discrete models of immune responses
(R. Puzone, B. Kohler, P. Seiden, F. Celada) 
15:30  16:00 
Break 
16:00  16:30 
Better fewer, but better; the reason why territorial
planning needs models like CA
(A. Cecchini, P. Rizzi) 
16:30  17:00 
Global cellular automata GCA: an universal extension of the
CA model
(R. Hoffmann, K.P. Völkmann, S. Waldschmidt) 
17:00  17:30 
An extended notion of cellular automaton for modelling and
simulating soil erosion by rainfall
(D. D'Ambrosio, S. di Gregorio, S. Gabriele, R. Gaudio,
R. Rongo, W. Spataro)



Friday, October 6 
9:00  9:30 
Microscopic simulation of evacuation processes on passenger
ships
(H. Klüpfel, T. MeyerKönig, J. Wahle,
M. Schreckenberg) 
9:30  10:00 
A duality in two connectivitypreserving parallel
shrinking algorithms for binary images
(H. Umeo, G. Mauri) 
10:00  10:30 
Observation of onoff intermittency in cellular
automata
(F. JiménezMorales) 
10:30  11:00 
Break 
11:00  11:30 
Estimating the changing distributions of population and
employees by cellular automata
(A. Ohgai, M. Igarashi, K. Watanabe) 
11:30  12:00 
Pattern control in the generation of artificial percolation
beds: a cellular automata approach
(S. Bandini, M. Magagnini) 
12:00  12:30 
Scalability analysis and performance prediction for cellular
programs on parallel computers
(G. Folino, G. Spezzano) 
12:30 
Goodbye: towards ACRI 2002 


Upward Links 
ACRI 2000 conference
·
Chair Informatics for Engineering and Sciences
·
Faculty of Informatics
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University of Karlsruhe

Last update: 9 October 2000
