August 28-30, 2018, Budapest, Hungary

The 16th International Workshop on Cellular Nanoscale Networks and their Applications

The 6th Memristor and Memristive Symposium will be held on the 27th of August

Call For Papers

Sensing and analyzing the visual world requires special sensors and processors in many cases. Sensor-porcessor arrays can solve problems from early image processing up to decision making. On the processor side there is a permanent progress in multi-core and many-core designs which are based on emerging nano-scale technologies with low power dissipation, intelligent, bio-inspired machines, massively-parallel architectures with learning capabilities, and memristive systems. CNNA 2018 will provide a forum for the presentation of latest results and exploration of future directions in the fields of:

Theory of nonlinear spatial-temporal dynamics

Cellular architectures and algorithms

Bio-inspired & neuromorphic circuits


Physical implementations of sensor-processor arrays (VLSI, Nanotechnology)

Learning algorithms & applications

Applications on FPGAs and GPUs


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General Chair

Péter Szolgay, PPCU (HU)

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Honorary Chair

Leon O. Chua, UC Berkeley (US)

Technical Program Chair

Ákos Zarándy, SZTAKI (HU)

Technical Program Chair

Chai Wah Wu, IBM (US)

Memristor Symposium General Chair

Ronald Tetzlaff, TU Dresden (DE)

Memristor Symposium General Chair

Fernando Corinto, Politecnico di Torino (IT)

Special Sessions Chair:

  • Ronald Tetzlaff, TU Dresden (DE)
  • Mustak Yalcin, I.T.U. (TR)

Publication Chair:

  • András Horváth, PPCU (HU)

Demo Session:

  • Zoltán Nagy PPCU (HU)
  • Alon Ascoli TU Dresden (DE)

Industrial Relation Chair:

  • György Cserey PPCU (HU)
  • Csaba Rekeczky PPCU (HU)

Local Organizing Committee:


Camera-Ready Version (due June 15, 2018)

The camera-ready papers are uploaded using EasyChair.

All the accepted papers will be included in the proceedings and will be published in the IEEE Xplore digital library.

Prefered length of the contribution should not be longer than 4 pages.

In order to prepare the camera-ready version of your paper please follow these steps:

Authors not following the instructions may result in their paper not being included in the proceedings.

Paper Format

The submitted papers must meet the following conditions:

The format of the paper should follow the IEEE guidelines for the two-column IEEE-sponsored conference proceedings. Templates for Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available here.


Program at a glance

August 27 August 28 August 29 August 30
Memristor Symposium
8:30-10:30 Leon O. Chua
10:30 - 11:15 Geoffrey W. Burr
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-10:05 Plenary talk: Angel Rodriguez- Vazquez
9:00-9:50 Plenary talk: Andras Horvath 9:30-10:20 Plenary talk: Wolfgang Porod
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break 10:05-10:30 Coffee break 9:50-10:20 Coffee break 10:20-10:50 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Daniele Ielmini
12:00 - 12:30 Wei Lu
12:30 – 13:00 Ming Liu
10:30-12:50 TS1.1. Beyond Moore Implementations:
Memristors and Oscillators
10:20-12:00 TS2.1. Applications 10:50-12:30 TS3.1. Network Theory and Learning
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch 12:50-14:00 Lunch 12:00-13:10 Lunch 12:30 Lunch
14:15 - 14:45 Ronald Tetzlaff
14:45 - 15:15 Zhongrui Wang
15:15 - 15:45 Fernando Corinto
14:00-15:40 TS1.2. Medical Applications 13:10-14:50 TS2.2. FPGA Implementations
14:50-16:00 Demo session
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break 15:40-16:00 Coffee break
16:00 -16:30 Vikas Rana
16:30 - 17:00 Nikolay V. Kuznetsov
17:00 - 17:30 Georgios Sirakoulis
16:00-17:40 TS1.3. Cameras, Architectures and VLSI Implementation
17.45 Opening reception 16:00 Banquette: buses leave to Esztergom
The detailed program of the conference can be found here.

Keynote Speakers

Leon O. Chua, UC Berkeley (US)

Wolfgang Porod, University of Notre Dame (US)

Angel Rodriguez-Vazquez, University of Sevilla (ES)

András Horváth, PPCU (HU)


General Rules

Authors are required to register and make the payment not later than the registration deadline. Otherwise the Author's submission will not be published in the proceedings. In order to be published in the conference proceedings, each accepted paper must be accompanied by at least one registration.

Registration Fee:

IEEE members: 500 Euro

Non-IEEE members: 550 Euro

Students with IEEE: 200 Euro

Students Non-IEEE: 250 Euro

Registration to MEMRISTOR day only: 100 Euro

On spot registration fee: 600 Euro

Additional 10 Euro if you need a printed proceedings of the conference

Additional document

For the registration please fill in and submit this form.

Should you have any further questions regarding the registration, please contact Ms. Karolina PAP at


Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics

The Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics aims at the anthropocentric information technology education based on the extensive fundamental subjects including the basics of life sciences and on the constantly developing high technologies. Our purpose is to train such professionals who, due to their deep multidisciplinary theoretical knowledge and erudition, furnished with up-to-date and ethical management skills, will become constructive experts in modern practical problems and in a wide range of scientific research.



By Train

Arrival at the Keleti train station

You can take the metro line 4 from the Keleti railway station to get to the station "II. János Pál pápa tér". From there you can reach the university in a walking distance from about 15 minutes.

Arrival at the Nyugati train station

You can take the metro line 3 from the Nyugati railway station to get to the station "Klinikák". From there you can reach the university in a walking distance from about 8 minutes.

By Airplane

Arrival at the Liszt Ferenc Budapest airport
  • Taxi: It´s a 30 minutes trip.
  • Public transportation: You can take the bus route 100E from the Airport Budapest to get to the station "Kálvin". From there take the bus line 9 for the station "Muzsikus cigányok parkja". You can reach the university in a walking distance from about 4 minutes. It's a 50 minutes trip.

By Car

The university's GPS Coordinates: 47°29'13.5"N 19°04'46.6"E

Parking: free underground car park at the university

H-1083 Budapest, Práter utca 50/a.