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Natural Computing and Beyond

Winter School Hakodate 2011, Hakodate, Japan, March 2011 and 6th International Workshop on Natural Computing, Tokyo, Japan, March 2012, Proceedings

Editors: Suzuki, Yasuhiro, Nakagaki, Toshiyuki (Eds.)

  • Provides access to various cutting-edge aspects of natural computing
  • Included position papers give direction of future direction of natural computing; "Co-Evolution of Information, Life and Artificial Life" and “harness the nature for computing”
  • Includes newly lunched research area, Computational Aesthetics: “understanding beauty as computation”
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This book contains the joint proceedings of the Winter School of Hakodate (WSH) 2011 held in Hakodate, Japan, March 15–16, 2011, and the 6th International Workshop on Natural Computing (6th IWNC) held in Tokyo, Japan, March 28–30, 2012, organized by the Special Interest Group of Natural Computing (SIG-NAC), the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI). This volume compiles refereed contributions to various aspects of natural computing, ranging from computing with slime mold, artificial chemistry, eco-physics, and synthetic biology, to computational aesthetics.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Ethological Response to Periodic Stimulation in Chara and Blepharisma

    Kunita, Itsuki (et al.)

    Pages 3-13

  • Adaptive Path-Finding and Transport Network Formation by the Amoeba-Like Organism Physarum

    Kunita, Itsuki (et al.)

    Pages 14-29

  • Aggregate “Calculation” in Economic Phenomena: Distributions and Fluctuations

    Fujiwara, Yoshi

    Pages 30-38

  • Towards Co-evolution of Information, Life and Artificial Life

    Hagiya, Masami (et al.)

    Pages 39-48

  • Harness the Nature for Computation

    Suzuki, Yasuhiro

    Pages 49-70

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  • ISBN 978-4-431-54394-7
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Softcover $59.95
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  • ISBN 978-4-431-54393-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Natural Computing and Beyond
Book Subtitle
Winter School Hakodate 2011, Hakodate, Japan, March 2011 and 6th International Workshop on Natural Computing, Tokyo, Japan, March 2012, Proceedings
Editors
  • Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Toshiyuki Nakagaki
Series Title
Proceedings in Information and Communications Technology
Series Volume
6
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Japan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-4-431-54394-7
DOI
10.1007/978-4-431-54394-7
Softcover ISBN
978-4-431-54393-0
Series ISSN
1867-2914
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 155
Number of Illustrations and Tables
64 b/w illustrations
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