Imitation of Life: How Biology Is Inspiring Computing

Imitation of Life: How Biology Is Inspiring Computing

by Nancy Forbes
     
 

How scientists are using nature as model and metaphor to reinvent computing: a survey of an emerging field.
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How scientists are using nature as model and metaphor to reinvent computing: a survey of an emerging field.

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ISBN-13:
9780262062411
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1Artificial neural networks1
2Evolutionary algorithms13
3Cellular automata25
4Artificial life37
5DNA computation51
6Biomolecular self-assembly67
7Amorphous computing83
8Computer immune systems97
9Biologically inspired hardware113
10Biology through the lens of computer science139

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