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Fundamentals of Natural Computing

Basic Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications, 1st Edition

By Leandro Nunes de Castro

Chapman and Hall/CRC

696 pages

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Natural computing brings together nature and computing to develop new computational tools for problem solving; to synthesize natural patterns and behaviors in computers; and to potentially design novel types of computers. Fundamentals of Natural Computing: Basic Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications presents a wide-ranging survey of novel techniqu

Table of Contents

Introduction. Conceptualization. PART I - COMPUTING INSPIRED BY NATURE. Evolutionary Computing. Neurocomputing. Swarm Intelligence. Immunocomputing. PART II - SIMULATION AND EMULATION OF NATURAL PHENOMENA IN COMPUTERS. Fractal Geometry of Nature. Artificial Life. PART III - COMPUTING WITH NATURAL MATERIALS. DNA Computing. Quantum Computing. Afterwords. Appendices. Index.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM000000
COMPUTERS / General
MAT003000
MATHEMATICS / Applied
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General