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Introduces recent research activities in 'Natural Computing' and shows the future direction of this discipline
Presents a novel approach to understanding nature as computing
Not limited to natural computing / computer science, it illustrates the emergence and scope of this novel field
This book highlights recent advances in natural computing, including biology and its theory, bio-inspired computing, computational aesthetics, computational models and theories, computing with natural media, philosophy of natural computing and educational technology. It presents extended versions of the best papers selected from the symposium “7th International Workshop on Natural Computing” (IWNC7), held in Tokyo, Japan, in 2013.
The target audience is not limited to researchers working in natural computing but also those active in biological engineering, fine/media art design, aesthetics and philosophy.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Computational Aesthetics - Emergence Design - Kansei Engineering - Media of Tactile Sense - Slime Mold Computing