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

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$107.70
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $120.12
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 6%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (4) from $120.12   
  • New (3) from $120.12   
  • Used (1) from $156.56   

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

From the reviews:

"This book provides a particularly rich source of insights into the future of computing, and of new notions of computation. This multi-disciplinary book brings together biologists, biochemists, bioinformaticians … who offer their insights into the paradigms emerging from modern biology. It contains 17 essays, for an audience of researchers working in biological information processing." (W. Richard Stark, Computing Reviews, February, 2005)

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642055690
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 11/30/2013
  • Series: Natural Computing Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 345
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Ray Paton trained originally as a biologist and for the last 12 years has worked in Computer Science. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Dept Computer Science, University of Liverpool. He was the director of the CytoCom project on which this book is based.

Hamid Bolouri, PhD Microelectronics , Brunel Univ. 1990 Currently Professor of Computational Biology, Inst. for Systems Biology , Seattle, WA98103

Mike Holcombe is a Professor of Computer Science, University of Sheffield.

Howard Parish is a Senior Lecturer in the Biochemistry.

Richard Tateson has worked on nature-inspired computation at BTexact since 1997, applying ideas from cell biology, developmental biology and evolution to problems in telecommunications. Prior to that he was at Cambridge University doing a BA in biochemistry and a PhD in developmental biology.

Read More Show Less

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.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)