International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

International Journal of Natural Computing Research (IJNCR)

Interim Editor-in-Chief: Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Published Quarterly. Est. 2010.
ISSN: 1947-928X|EISSN: 1947-9298|DOI: 10.4018/IJNCR
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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
  • Fractal geometry
  • Genetic and evolutionary algorithms
  • Growth and developmental algorithms
  • Molecular Computing
  • Quantum Computing
  • Swarm Intelligence


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.

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (, and Executive Director and President of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of over twenty books in information technology management. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, the Journal of Cases on Information Technology, the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Martyn Amos, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Wolfgang Banzhaf, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Peter Bentley, University College London, United Kingdom
Carlos Artemio Coello, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Ernesto Costa, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Pedr de Oliveira, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil
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
Guilherme Coelho, University of Campinas, Brazil
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
Fabrício Olivetti de França, Federal University of ABC, Brazil
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
Roderich Gross, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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
Sanjeev Kumar, Perot Systems Corporation, United States
André Leier, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Angelo Loula, State University of Feira de Santana, Brazil
Efrén Mezura-Montes, Laboratorio Nacional de Informática Avanzada, Mexico
Julian Miller, University of York, United Kingdom
Melanie Mitchell, Portland State University, United States
Beatrice Palano, University of Milan, Italy
Nelisha Pillay, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Alfonso Rodriquez-Paton, Campus de Montegancedo, Spain
Juan Carlos Seck Tuoh Mora, Autonomous University of Hidalgo, Mexico
Michael Simpson, University of Tennessee, United States
Pietro Speroni di Fenizio, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Gunnar Tufte, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway