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Computing with Cells: Advances in Membrane Computing

Pierluigi Frisco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542864
eISBN:
9780191715679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542864.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

How could we use living cells to perform computation? Would our definition of computation change as a consequence of this? Could such a cell-computer outperform digital computers? These are some of ... More


Turing’s great invention: the universal computing machine

Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

There is no such person as the inventor of the computer: it was a group effort. The many pioneers involved worked in different places and at different times, some in relative isolation and others ... More


Hilbert and his famous problem

Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1936 mathematics was changing profoundly, thanks to Turing and his fellow revolutionaries Gödel and Church. Older views about the nature of mathematics, such as those powerfully advocated by the ... More


Hilbert and his famous problem

Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1936 mathematics was changing profoundly, thanks to Turing and his fellow revolutionaries Gödel and Church. Older views about the nature of mathematics, ... More


Turing’s great invention: the universal computing machine

Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

There is no such person as the inventor of the computer: it was a group effort. The many pioneers involved worked in different places and at different ... More


The Nature of Computation

Cristopher Moore and Stephan Mertens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199233212
eISBN:
9780191775079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233212.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Computational complexity is one of the most beautiful fields of modern mathematics, and it is increasingly relevant to other sciences ranging from physics to biology. However, this beauty is often ... More


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