## Mathematical Books:

**Grammars for Economic Processes**, The Technical Publ. House, Bucharest, 1980 (in Romanian)
**Matrix Grammars**, The Scientific and Enciclopaedic Publ. House, Bucharest, 1981 (in Romanian)
**Contextual Grammars**,The Publ. House of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest,1982 (in Romanian)
**Recent Results and Problems in Formal Language Theory**, The Scientific and Enciclopaedic Publ. House, Bucharest, 1984 (in Romanian)
**The Paradoxes of Hierarchies**, The Scientific and Enciclopaedic Publ. House, Bucharest, 1987 (in Romanian)
- (in collaboration with J. Dassow, Germany)
**Regulated Rewriting in Formal Language Theory**, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin, 1989, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1989 (nr. 18 in series Monograph on Theoretical Computer Science)
- (in collaboration with E. Csuhaj-Varju, Hungary; J. Dassow, Germany; J. Kelemen, Czechoslovakia)
**Grammar Systems. A Grammatical Approach to Distribution and Cooperation**, Gordon and Breach, series Topics in Computer Mathematics, London, 1994
**Marcus Contextual Grammars**, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht, Boston, London, 1997
- (in collaboration with G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**DNA Computing. New Computing Paradigms**, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg,
1998; the book was translated in Japanese, in 1999, in Chinese and Russian in 2004
- (in collaboration with C. Calude)
**Computing with Cells and Atoms**, Taylor and Francis, London, 2000
**Membrane Computing. An Introduction**, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2002

## Edited Books:

**Mathematical Aspects of Natural and Formal Languages**, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 1994
**Mathematical Linguistics and Related Topics**, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucuresti, 1995
**Artificial Life: Grammatical Models**, The Black Sea University Press, Bucuresti, 1995
- with A. Salomaa)
**New Trends in Formal Languages: Control, Cooperation, Combinatorics**, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1218, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1997
**Computing with Bio-Molecules. Theory and Experiments**, Springer-Verlag, Singapore, 1998
- (with A. Salomaa)
**Grammatical Models of Multi-Agent Systems**, Gordon and Breach, London, 1999
- (with J. Karhumaki, H. A. Maurer, G. Rozenberg)
**Jewels are Forever**, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999
- (with G. Ciobanu)
**Proceedings of Foundamentals of Computing Theory '99 Conference**, Iasi, 1999, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1684, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999
- (with C. Calude)
**Finite versus Infinite. Contributions to an Eternal Dilemma**, Springer-Verlag, London, 2000
- (with C. Calude, M.J. Dinneen)
**Pre-proceedings of Workshop on Multiset Processing**, Curtea de Arges, Romania, August 2000, TR 140, CDMTCS, Univ. Auckland, New Zealand, 2000
- (with C. Martin-Vide)
**Recent Topics in Mathematical and Computational Linguistics**, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucuresti, 2000
- (with G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Current Trends in Theoretical Computer Science. Entering the 21st Century**, World Scientific, Singapore, 2001
- (with C. Martin-Vide)
**Pre-proceedings of Workshop on Membrane Computing**, Curtea de Arges, Romania, August 2001, TR 16/01, Univ. Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, 2001
- (with C.S. Calude, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Multiset Processing. Mathematical, Computer Science, Molecular Computing Points of View**, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2235, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2001
- (with M. Ito, S. Yu)
**Words, Semigroups, Transductions (Festschrift in Honour of Gabriel Thierrin)**, World Scientific, Singapore, 2001
- (with D. Dascalu, E. Pincovschi, Vl. Topa, V. Voicu)
**Micro and Nanostructures**, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucuresti, 2001
- (with C. Zandron)
**Pre-proceedings of Workshop on Membrane Computing**, Curtea de Arges, Romania, August 2002, MolCoNet Publication No 1, 2002
- (with G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa, C. Zandron)
**Membrane Computing. International Workshop, WMC 2002**, Curtea de Arges, Romania, August 2002. Revised Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2597, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2003
- (with M. Cavaliere, C. Martin-Vide)
**Proceedings of the Brainstorming Week on Membrane Computing**; Tarragona, February 2003, Technical Report 26/03, Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, 2003
- (with C. Martin-Vide, V. Mitrana)
** Formal Language Theory and Applications**, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004
- (with A. Alhazov, C. Martin-Vide)
**Pre-proceedings of Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC 2003**, Tarragona, Spain, July 2003, Technical Report 28/03, Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, 2003
- (with N. Jonoska, G. Rozenberg)
**Aspects of Molecular Computing. Essays Dedicated to Tom Head on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday**, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2950, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004
- (with G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Current Trends in Theoretical Computer Science. The Challenge of the New Century**, Vol.I: Algorithms and Complexity, Vol. II: Formal Models and Semantics, World Scientific, Singapore, 2004
- (with C. Martin-Vide, G. Mauri, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Membrane Computing, International Workshop, WMC 2003**, Tarragona, July 2003, Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2933, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004
- with A. Riscos-Nunez, A. Romero-Jimenez, F. Sancho-Caparrini)
**Proceedings of the Second Brainstorming Week on Membrane Computing**, Sevilla, February 2004, Technical Report 01/04 of Research Group on Natural Computing, Sevilla University, Spain, 2004
- (with J. Karhumaki, H. Maurer, G. Rozenberg)
**Theory is Forever. Essays Dedicated to Arto Salomaa, on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday**, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3113, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004
- (with G. Mauri, C. Zandron)
**Pre-proceedings of Fifth Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC5**, Milano, 2004
- (with G. Mauri, M.J. Perez-Jimenez, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Membrane Computing, International Workshop, WMC5**, Milano, Italy, 2004, Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3365, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005
- (with G. Ciobanu, M.J. Perez-Jimenez)
**Applications of Membrane Computing**, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006
- (with M.A. Gutierrez-Naranjo, M.J. Perez-Jimenez)
**Cellular Computing. Complexity Aspects**, Fenix Editora, Sevilla, 2005
- (with R. Freund, G. Lojka, M. Oswald)
**Proceedings of Sixth International Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC6**, Vienna, July 18--21, 2005
- (with G. Ciobanu)
**Pre-proceedings of Workshop on Theory and Applications of P Systems, TAPS'05**, Timisoara, September 26-27, 2005
- (with C.S. Calude, M.J. Dinneen, M.J. Perez-Jimenez, G. Rozenberg)
**Proceedings of Unconventional Computation. 4th International Conference, UC2005**, Sevilla, Spain, October 2005. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3699, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005
- (with R. Freund, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Membrane Computing, International Workshop, WMC6**, Vienna, Austria, 2005, Selected and Invited Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3850, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006
- (with M.A. Gutierrez-Naranjo et al)
**Proceedings of the Fourth Brainstorming Week on Membrane Computing, Sevilla, 2006**, 2 volumes, Fenix Editora, Sevilla, 2006
- (with C.S. Calude, M.J. Dinneen, G. Rozenberg, S. Stepney)
**Proceedings of Unconventional Computation. 5th International Conference, UC2006**, York, UK, September 2006. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4035, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006
- (with H.J. Hoogeboom, G. Rozenberg)
**Pre-proceedings of Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC7**, Leiden, July 17-21, 2006
- (with L. Pan)
**Pre-proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing -- Theory and Applications, BIC-TA 2006** Volume of Membrane Computing Section, Wuhan, China, September 18--22, 2006
- (with H.J. Hoogeboom, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Membrane Computing, International Workshop, WMC7**, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2006, Selected and Invited Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4361, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2007
- (with M.A. Gutierrez-Naranjo et al.)
**Proceedings of the Fifth Brainstorming Week on Membrane Computing**, Sevilla, 2007,Fenix Editora, Sevilla, 2007
- (with G. Elefterakis, P. Kefalas)
**Proceedings of Eight Workshop on Membrane Computing**, Thessaloniki, June 2007
- (with G. Eleftherakis, P. Kefalas, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Membrane Computing, International Workshop, WMC8**, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2007, Selected and Invited Papers, LNCS 4860, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2007
- (with M.A. Gutierrez-Naranjo et al.)
**Proceedings of the Sixth Brainstorming Week on Membrane Computing**, Sevilla, 2008, Fenix Editora, Sevilla, 2008.
- (with D. Corne, P. Frisco, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Membrane Computing, International Workshop, WMC9**, Edinburgh, UK, Selected and Invited Papers, LNCS 5391, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2008.
- (with G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa)
**Handbook of Membrane Computing**, Oxford University Press, 2009 (in press).
- (with R. Gutierrez-Escudero et al.)
**Proceedings of the Seventh Brainstorming Week on Membrane Computing**, Sevilla, 2009, 2 volumes, Fenix Editora, Sevilla, 2009.
- (with M.J. Perez-Jimenez, A. Riscos-Nunez)
**Pre-proceedings of Tenth Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC10**, Curtea de Arges, August 2009 (xii + 566 pag.).
- Gh. Paun, M.J. Perez-Jimenez, A. Riscos-Nunez, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa, eds.:
**Membrane Computing. Tenth International Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC 2009**, Curtea de Arges, Romania, August 2009, Invited and Selected Revised Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5957, Springer, Berlin, 2010.
- Gh. Paun, G. Rozenberg, A. Salomaa, eds.:
**Handbook of Membrane Computing**, Oxford Univ. Press, 2010 (672 + xviii pages)

Editor or coeditor of several special issues of journals:
- International Journal of Computer Mathematics
- Annals of Bucharest University
- Romanian Journal of Information Science and Technology
- Theoretical Computer Science
- Soft Computing
- Fundamenta Informaticae
- Natural Computing
- Journal of Universal Computer Science
- New Generation Computing
- International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science
- Journal of Automata, Languages and Combinatorics
- Progress in Natural Sciences
- International Journal of Unconventional Computing
- International Journal of Computers, Communication and Control

## Popularization Books:

(all in Romanian)

- (with C. Calude)
**The Mathematical Model -- Tool and Viewpoint**, The Scientific and Enciclopaedic Publ. House, Bucharest, 1982
**From the Show of Mathematics**, Albatros Publ. House, Bucharest, 1983
**Between Mathematics and Games**, Albatros Publ. House, Bucharest, 1986
**Mathematics? A Show!**, The Scientific and Enciclopaedic Publ. House, Bucharest, 1988
**Games and Mathematics**, vol. I and II, The Technical Publ. House, Bucharest, 2000

## Fiction books:

**Sfera paralela (The Parallel Sphere)**, Albatros Publ. House, Bucharest, 1984 (short stories)
**Generoasele cercuri (The Generous Circles)**, Albatros Publ. House, Bucharest, 1989 (short stories)
**O mie noua sute noua zeci si patru (Nineteen Ninety-Four)**, Ecce Homo Publ. House, Bucharest, 1993 (novel)
**Oglinzi miscatoare (Moving Mirrors)**, Scripta Publ. House, Bucharest, 1994 (novel)
**Hotel Anghila (Anghilla Hotel)**, Scripta Publ. House, Bucharest, 1994 (novel)
**Nineteen Ninety-Four, or The Changeless Change**, Minerva Press, London, 1997
**Nemiloasele cercuri (The Pitiless Circles)**, Mesterul Manole Publ. House, Curtea de Arges, 2004 (selection of short stories)
**Lotta**, Paralela 45, Pitesti, 2005 (novel)
**Ultima sauna (The last sauna)**, Dacpress, Curtea de Arges, 2006 (novel)
**Inscriptii pe un bilet de tren. Jurnal de peregrin (Notes on a train ticket. A pilgrim diary)**, Orient-Occident Foundation Publ. House., Bucharest, 2007
**1994**, Pont Kiado, Budapest, 2008
**Teama de toamna (The autumn fear)**, Tiparg, Pitesti, 2009 (poems)
**De-a viata (Life Game)**, Tiparg, Pitesti, 2009 (poems)
**Haina arlechinului/L'habit de l'arlequin**, Tiparg, Pitesti, 2009 (bilingual volume, Romanian-French, selection from the previous two volumes and translation in French by Paula Romanescu)
**Guadalquiviria**, Vergiliu Publ. House, Bucharest, 2009 (poems, bilingual volume, Romanian-Spanish, translation in Spanish by Maria Calleya)
**Lumea vazuta de un matematician (The world as seen by a mathematician)**,

Ed. Arefeana, Bucuresti, 2009
**Privind peste umar. Memorii premature **

(Looking over the shoulder. Premature memories), Tiparg, Pitesti, 2010

## Books about logical games:

(all in Romanian)

**Introduction to GO**, Recoop, Bucharest, 1985 (second edition -- 1986, third edition -- 1988, fourth edition -- 2000)
**Solutions for 50 Solitaires**, Recoop, Bucharest, 1987 (second edition -- 1989)
**250 GO Problems**, Recoop, Bucharest, 1987 (second edition -- 1989)
**The Book of Games** (editor), Recoop, Bucharest, 1988
**Two Person Games**, Sport-Turism Publ. House, Bucharest, 1989
- (in collaboration with I. Diamandi)
**40 Games in BASIC**, Recoop, Bucharest, 1993
**The Match Theory**. 234.5 Logical-Amusing Problems, The Technical Publ. House, Bucharest,1999
**256 Funny Logical Problems**, The Technical Publ. House, Bucharest, 2000
**Card Games**, The Technical Publ. House, Bucharest, 2000
**Among the Younger Brothers of GO: Five-in-a-Row, Go-Moku, Renju, Pente**, Limes Publ. House, Cluj-Napoca, 2010