Computation in Cells and Tissues: Perspectives and Tools of Thought / Edition 1

Computation in Cells and Tissues: Perspectives and Tools of Thought / Edition 1

by R. Paton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3540003584

ISBN-13: 9783540003588

Pub. Date: 11/23/2004

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This book deals with key issues in the emerging interdisciplinary area involving cellular systems, computational modelling, and biologically inspired computing. This highly multidisciplinary book offers a unique blend of topical contributions that are written by biologists, computer scientists and mathematicians with non-expert readers in mind. It reflects

Overview

This book deals with key issues in the emerging interdisciplinary area involving cellular systems, computational modelling, and biologically inspired computing. This highly multidisciplinary book offers a unique blend of topical contributions that are written by biologists, computer scientists and mathematicians with non-expert readers in mind. It reflects important trends and developments in this exciting field of science. The volume can serve as a textbook and reference book for advanced students and computer scientists, biologists, and mathematicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540003588
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/23/2004
Series:
Natural Computing Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

CytoComputational Systems — Perspectives and Tools of Thought.- Cells in Telecommunications.- Symbiogenesis as a Machine Learning Mechanism.- An Overview of Artificial Immune Systems.- Embryonics and Immunotronics: Biologically Inspired Computer Science Systems.- Biomedical Applications of Micro and Nano Technologies.- Macromolecules, Genomes and Ourselves.- Models of Genetic Regulatory Networks.- A Model of Bacterial Adaptability Based on Multiple Scales of Interaction: COSMIC.- Stochastic Computations in Neurons and Neural Networks.- Spatial Patterning in Explicitly Cellular Environments: Activity-Regulated Juxtacrine Signalling.- Modelling the GH Release System.- Hierarchies of Machines.- Models of Recombination in Ciliates.- Developing Algebraic Models of Protein Signalling Agents.- Categorical Language and Hierarchical Models for Cell Systems.- Mathematical Systems Biology: Genomic Cybernetics.- What Kinds of Natural Processes can be Regarded as Computations?.- List of Contributors.

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