International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

Editors-in-Chief: Nilanjan Dey (Techno India College of Technology, India) and Vikrant Bhateja (Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC), India)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 8 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-928X|EISSN: 1947-9298|DOI: 10.4018/IJNCR


The International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR) provides a forum for researchers to disseminate knowledge on natural computing and to serve as a reference source for state-of-the-art innovative findings. IJNCR provides a comprehensive view of all aspects of natural computing with emphasis on its main branches.

Topics Covered

  • Artificial chemistry
  • Artificial immune systems
  • Artificial Life
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Cellular Automata
  • Computational Image and Video Processing
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Fractal Geometry
  • Genetic and evolutionary algorithms
  • Growth and developmental algorithms
  • Intelligent Signal Processing
  • Molecular computing
  • Nature-inspired Data Engineering
  • Quantum computing
  • Smart Computing Informatics
  • Swarm Intelligence

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR) is to serve as a world-leading forum for the publication of scientific and technological papers involving all main areas of natural computing, namely, nature-inspired computing, methods to computationally synthesize natural phenomena, and novel computing paradigms based on natural materials. This journal publishes original material, theoretical and experimental applications, and review papers on the process of extracting ideas from nature to develop computational systems or materials to perform computation.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 3: 4 Issues (2012)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Nilanjan Dey is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Technology, Techno India College of Technology, Kolkata, W.B., India. He holds an honorary position of Visiting Scientist at Global Biomedical Technologies Inc., CA, USA and Research Scientist of Laboratory of Applied Mathematical Modeling in Human Physiology, Territorial Organization of- Scientific and Engineering Unions, BULGARIA. He is an Associate Researcher of Laboratoire RIADI, University of Manouba, TUNISIA. His research topic is Medical Imaging, Soft computing, Data mining, Machine learning, Rough set, Computer Aided Diagnosis, Atherosclerosis. He has 20 books and 300 international conferences and journal papers. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IGI Global), US, International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IGI Global), US, the International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE), IGI Global, US, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IGI Global), US. Series Editor of Advances in Geospatial Technologies (AGT) Book Series, (IGI Global), US, Executive Editor of International Journal of Image Mining (IJIM), Inderscience, and Associated Editor of IEEE Access journal and the International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering and Technology, IGI Global. He is a life member of IE, UACEE, and ISOC.
Vikrant Bhateja is Associate Professor, ECE, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC), Lucknow, India. Presently, he is also the Head (Academics & Quality Control) in the same college. He is doctorate in Bio-Medical Imaging & Signal Processing and has a total academic teaching experience of 14 years with more than 120 publications in reputed international conferences, journals and online book chapter contributions. He has published 10 books with Springer (AISC, LNEE, LNNS & SIST Series) and few more are under press. Dr. Vikrant has been instrumental in organizing more than 15 Springer/IEEE conferences as Publication and Technical Program Committee Chair. His area of research include: Image and Vision Computing, Intelligent Signal Processing, Medical Imaging, Soft and Bio-inspired Computing. He is associate editor in International Journals of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IJRSDA), Synthetic Emotions (IJSE), Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) under IGI Global Publications. He is in editorial board ofInternational Journal of Image Mining (IJIM)) and International Journal of Convergence Computing under Inderscience Publishers. He has guest edited special issues with Springer: Arabian Journal of Science & Engineering (AJSE).

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Amira Ashour, Tanta University, Egypt
Valentina Balas, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania
Suresh Chandra Satapathy, KIIT Deemed to be University, India
Associate Editors
Martyn Amos, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Wolfgang Banzhaf, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Peter Bentley, University College London, United Kingdom
Marta Cimitile, Unitelma Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Carlos Artemio Coello Coello, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Ernesto Costa, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Fabrício Olivetti de França, Federal University of ABC, Brazil
Pedro de Oliveira, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil ORCID
Mika Hirvensalo, University of Turku, Finland
Luis Rocha, Indiana University, United States
Jon Timmis, University of York, United Kingdom
Fernando Jose Von Zuben, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Editorial Review Board
Arturo Aguirre, Centre for Research in Mathematics, Mexico
Gina Maira Barbosa de Oliveira, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Mohamed Amine Boudia, GeCode Laboratory, Department of Computer Science Tahar Moulay University of Saida, Algeria ORCID
Guilherme Coelho, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil ORCID
Luis Correia, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Carlos Cotta, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Nareli Cruz-Cortès, Center for Computing Research of the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Lauro de Paula, Federal Institute of Bahia, Brazil ORCID
Renato Dourado Maia, State University of Montes Claros, Brazil
Rusins Freivalds, University of Latvia, Latvia
Pierluigi Frisco, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Henryk Fukś, Brock University, Canada
Pauline Haddow, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Emma Hart, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Andy Hone, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom
Greg Hornby, University of California, United States
Ahmad Rezaee Jordehi, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Sanjeev Kumar, Perot Systems Corporation, United States
André Leier, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States
Angelo Loula, State University of Feira de Santana, Brazil
Aradhya Manjunath
Efrén Mezura-Montes, Laboratorio Nacional de Informática Avanzada, Mexico
Julian Miller, University of York, United Kingdom
Pritee Parwekar, SRM University, India ORCID
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Nelisha Pillay, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Rafael Rivera-López, Tecnológico Nacional de México/Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz, Mexico ORCID
Alfonso Rodriquez-Paton, Campus de Montegancedo, Spain
Rahul Saxena, Assistant Professor, Manipal University Jaipur, India
Juan Carlos Seck Tuoh Mora, Autonomous University of Hidalgo, Mexico
Michael Simpson, University of Tennessee, United States
Pawan Kumar Singh, Jadavpur University, India ORCID
Pietro Speroni di Fenizio, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Gunnar Tufte, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Kamlesh Verma


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Nilanjan Dey
International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

Vikrant Bhateja
International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

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