Thoughts on Unconventional Computing

Thoughts on Unconventional Computing

Author: Andrew Adamatzky

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ISBN: 1905986122

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There is no strict definition of unconventional computing. Being an unconventional computist is not a matter of training but thinking and living. Phenomenologically most works on unconventional computing are about implementation of computing in novel substrates (chemical, physical, biological), development of computing schemes and algorithms not fitting into the mainstream framework, or designing of computing architectures inspired by chemical or biological systems. This short book gives a snapshot of the unconventional computing field. The world-leading experts in the unconventional computing author all articles of the issue. The topics include analog computation, sensing and computing with fungi, chemical computing, swarms of minimalist agents, computational universality, mega-computing in the universe, information and music, universal sensing, art of deduction, reversible computing, philosophy of machine learning, epistemic incompleteness, post-quantum unconventional computing, complexity of natural computing, arts and cellular automata. Articles presented are punchy and well illustrated. All articles are short and self-contained. The book will serve well as a light-touch introduction to unconventional computing for people not familiar with computing and might inspire artists and humanitarians to enter the field.
Thoughts on Unconventional Computing
Language: en
Pages: 116
Authors: Andrew Adamatzky, Louis-Jose Lestocart
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-28 - Publisher:

There is no strict definition of unconventional computing. Being an unconventional computist is not a matter of training but thinking and living. Phenomenologically most works on unconventional computing are about implementation of computing in novel substrates (chemical, physical, biological), development of computing schemes and algorithms not fitting into the mainstream
Proceedings of the 2005 Workshop on Unconventional Computing
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: C. Teuscher, A. Adamatzky
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01 - Publisher: Luniver Press

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Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Martyn Amos, Anne Condon
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-17 - Publisher: Springer

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation, UCNC 2016, held in Manchester, UK, in July 2016. The 15 revised full papers presented together with 5 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The papers cover a wide
Shortest Path Solvers. From Software to Wetware
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Andrew Adamatzky
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-26 - Publisher: Springer

This book offers advanced parallel and distributed algorithms and experimental laboratory prototypes of unconventional shortest path solvers. In addition, it presents novel and unique algorithms of solving shortest problems in massively parallel cellular automaton machines. The shortest path problem is a fundamental and classical problem in graph theory and computer
Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Jerome Durand-Lose, Natasa Jonoska
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-02 - Publisher: Springer

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