The 17th edition of UCNC was held June 25–29, 2018, on the campus of the IUT de Fontainebleau at the University of Paris-Est Créteil – Val de Marne, Fontainebleau, France. The meeting was pleased to have four distinguished invited speakers who presented inspiring talks related to several UCNC topics: Satoshi Murata (Tohoku University, Japan), Julian Miller (University of York, UK), Lee Cronin (University of Glasgow, UK) and Damien Woods (INRIA, France). Also the meeting featured a tutorial provided by Jean Krivine (CNRS and University of Paris Didérot, France). The meeting was accompanied by four associated workshops and co-located with Machines, Computations and Universality (MCU 2018) conference.
This special issue of Natural Computing contains a selection of papers from UCNC 2018, which underwent substantial updates and extensions, and went through an independent review process.
@article(StepneyVerlan:2019:NACO:ed, author = "Susan Stepney and Sergey Verlan", title = "UCNC 2018 special issue editorial", journal = "Natural Computing", volume = 18, number = 3, pages = "513-514", doi = "10.1007/s11047-019-09750-w", year = 2019 )