2017 Edition - 19th-21st September 2017, Venice, Italy


Tuesday September 19th
10:30 11:30 Registration
11:30 11:45 Opening: Marcello Pelillo (ECLT Director), Roberto Serra (WIVACE general chair)
11:45 12:05 Clara Pizzuti and Annalisa Socievole Multiple Network Motif Clustering with Genetic Algorithms
12:05 12:25 Marco Baioletti, Alfredo Milani and Valentino Santucci Algebraic perspectives of solutions spaces in combinatorial optimization
12:25 12:45 Delphine Nicolay and Timoteo Carletti Quantum Neural Networks Implementing Deutsch-Jozsa Algorithm
12:45 14:10 Lunch
14:10 15:00 Invited speaker:
Erik Schultes
Harnessing Open Science to Map Protein Fitness Landscapes
15:00 15:20 Stefano Piotto, Luigi Di Biasi, Lucia Sessa, Pio Iannelli and Simona Concilio Biological inspired metrics for alignment free sequences analysis
15:20 15:40 Tobia Calenda, Alessandro Vitale, Antonino Di Stefano, Vincenzo Cutello and Mario Pavone Optimizing the Individuals Maturation for Maximizing the Evolutionary Learning
15:40 16:00 Jan Paredis Evolving Genotype Phenotype Mappings as Dynamical Systems
16:00 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 16:50 Debora Slanzi, Valentina Mameli, Marina Khoroshiltseva and
Irene Poli
Evolving multi-objective optimization in high dimensional systems
16:50 17:10 Federico Rossi, Kristian Torbensen, Sandra Ristori and Ali Abou-Hassan Control of signal transduction and communication through model membranes in networks of coupled chemical oscillators
17:10 17:30 Marcello Budroni, Mauro Rustici, Nadia Marchettini and Federico Rossi Controlling chemical chaos in the Belousov-Zhabotinsky oscillator
17:30 17:50 Lucia Sessa, Luigi Di Biasi, Pio Iannelli, Simona Concilio and Stefano Piotto Fragment based molecular dynamics for drug design
Wednesday September 20th
9:30 10:15 Invited speaker:
Rudolf Marcel Fuchslin
Applied Complex Systems Sciences
10:15 10:35 Andrea Roli, Antoine Ligot and
Mauro Birattari
A study on complexity measures for the automatic design of robot swarms
10:35 10:55 Marco Villani, Laura Sani, Michele Amoretti, Emilio Vicari, Riccardo Pecori, Monica Mordonini, Stefano Cagnoni
and Roberto Serra
Inferring Global Properties of Biological Networks with a Relevance Index Method
10:55 11:15 Gianluigi Silvestri, Laura Sani, Michele Amoretti, Riccardo Pecori, Emilio Vicari, Monica Mordonini and Stefano Cagnoni K-means PSO for searching relevant variable sets
11:15 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 12:00 Riccardo Righi Functional interactions in socio-economic complex networks: detection of subsets of agents through the application of the Relevant Index (RI)
12:00 12:20 Sofia Samoili, Riccardo Righi, Montserrat Lopez-Cobo and Giuditta De Prato Modelling Emerging Topics in a Techno-Economic Segment (TES) Network
12:20 12:40 Debora Slanzi, Valentina Anzoise and Irene Poli Modeling emerging topics on sustainable urban development perception: the case of Hangzhou Future Sci-Tech City
12:40 13:00 Fabio Della Marra A genetic approach to the calibration of selected dynamic factor models for macroeconomic forecasting
13:00 13:20 Salvatore di Gregorio Urban Evacuation Plan: a Simulation Study with Cognitive Agents in a Cellular Automata Context
13:20 14:45 Lunch
14:45 15:30 Invited speaker:
Stuart Alan Kauffman
A World Beyond Physics
15:30 15:50 Sara Montagna, Michele Braccini and Andrea Roli The impact of self-loops in random boolean network dynamics
15:50 16:10 Davide Sapienza, Marco Villani and Roberto Serra On the dynamical properties of a gene-protein model
16:10 16:30 Braccini Michele, Andrea Roli, Marco Villani and Roberto Serra Threshold ergodic sets vs. stochastic simulation of noisy boolean networks: comparison of two approaches for modelling cell differentiation
16:30 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 17:20 Martina Musa, Marco Villani and Roberto Serra Simulating a population of protocells with uneven division
17:20 17:40 Marco Pedicini, Maria Concetta Palumbo and Filippo Castiglione Attractors in synchronous and asynchronous genetic regulatory networks
17:40 18:00 Angela Lombardi, Sabina Tangaro, Roberto Bellotti, Angelo Cardellicchio and Cataldo Guaragnella Identication of "Die Hard" Nodes in Complex Networks
18:00 19:00 Wivace committee meeting
Evening   Social Dinner
Thursday September 21st
9:20 9:30 WIVACE & INFOLIFE day welcome address: Roberto Serra (WIVACE general chair)
9:30 10:15 Invited speaker:
Steen Rasmussen
The brave new world of living and intelligent technologies
10:15 10:35 Raffaele D'Ambrosio, Martina Moccaldi, Federico Rossi and Beatrice Paternoster Stochastic numerical modeling of selected oscillatory phenomena
10:35 10:55 Pasquale Palumbo, Marco Vanoni, Federico Papa, Stefano Busti, Meike Wortel, Bas Teusink and Lilia Alberghina An integrated metabolism, growth and cell cycle model quantitatively describing budding yeast growth
10:55 11:15 Samuel Oliveira, Mohamed Bahrudeen, Sofia Startceva and Andre Ribeiro Estimating the multi-scale effects of extrinsic noise on genes and circuits activity from an empirically validated model of transcription kinetics
11:15 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 12:30 Invited speaker:
Roberto Taramelli
Contrasting views of the origin of human cancers
12:30 12:50 Luisa Damiano and Pasquale Stano SB-AI: How the synthetic biology paradigm is impacting AL and AI research
12:50 13:10 Chiara Damiani, Riccardo Colombo, Diletta Paone, Giancarlo Mauri and Dario Pescini Relevant fluxes in metabolic steady-states
13:10 13:20 Closing
Afternoon InfoLife workshop


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Wivace will be co-located with the InfoLife workshop (September 21-23) that will be held at CFZ – Ca’ Foscari Zattere, Zattere al Pontelungo, Dorsoduro 1392, 30123 Venezia.