Paper Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit papers presenting original results in the field of natural computation by 16 April 26 March 2004. The format should follow Springer Verlag LNCS style with no more than 10 pages. Only electronic submissions will be considered.

Papers in postscript or PDF files can be submitted through the following submission website:

For submitting a paper, please use the submission web link: Submit my paper (closed)

For checking the paper status, please use the checking web link: check my paper status

For submitting your final paper, please follow the instruction below:

The deadline for your final revised paper is 2 July 2004.


Please note that accepted papers will only be published in the proceedings if the presenting author has REGISTERED for the conference by 5 July 2004. The registration page is at


The PPSN proceedings will be published as a volume of the LNCS series of Springer Verlag publisher. Hence, all papers must comply to the LNCS style. You can find templates for both LaTeX and Word text processing programs at URL It is necessary that you follow the instructions given there for Proceedings and Other Multi-Author Volumes.


Please ensure that you download the copyright form (Conference/Book: Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSNVIII. Volume Editor(s) : Yao et al.) by following the instructions and links from Complete and sign the form and send it to the secretariat address (fax submission is acceptable):

c/o Mrs Delia Sexton
School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
Fax: +44 121 414 2799


  1. Create a single archive file (use tar or winzip) containing all files that are necessary to recompile your paper. These can be either LaTeX or Word. Also included in the archive should be a PDF file of your final paper.
  2. Name your single archive file as ppsnXXX, where XXX is your PPSN'04 paper ID.
  3. Upload your archive file to Use the login name and password you have for initial PPSN'04 paper submission. This is the same page you used for original submission.

Thank you for your cooperation.

PPSN'04 Programme Committee

Thank you for your submission!

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