## Theory and Practice of Natural Computing: Fourth International Conference, TPNC 2015, Mieres, Spain, December 15-16, 2015. ProceedingsThis book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Natural Computing, TPNC 2015, held in Mieres, Spain, in December 2015. The 12 revised full papers presented together with 20 invited talks in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The scope of TPNC is rather broad, containing topics of either theoretical, experimental or applied interest such as soft computing, computing architectures, and formal models. |

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Soft Computing | 20 |

A ContentBased Recommendation Approach Using Semantic User Profile in Erecruitment | 23 |

A Genetic Algorithm for Evolving Plateaued Cryptographic Boolean Functions | 33 |

Hierarchical Clustering of DNA Microarray Data Using a Hybrid of Bacterial Foraging and Differential Evolution | 46 |

Fault Classification of a Centrifugal Pump in Normal and Noisy Environment with Artificial Neural Network and Support Vector Machine Enhanced ... | 58 |

Evolutionary Approach for Finding Correlation Immune Boolean Functions of Order t with Minimal Hamming Weight | 71 |

Architecture | 83 |

A Model for the Emergence of Coded Life | 96 |

FiveCard Secure Computations Using Unequal Division Shuffle | 109 |

Straight Construction of NonInteractive Quantum Bit Commitment Schemes from Indistinguishable Quantum State Ensembles | 121 |

Formal Models | 134 |

Discrete Geodesics and Cellular Automata | 135 |

A Quantitative Approach for Detecting Symmetries and Complexity in 2D Plane | 150 |

A Generalized MinimumTime MinimumStateChange FSSP Algorithm | 161 |

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