The possibility of direct interfacing between biological and technological information devices could result in a merger of mind and machine - Ultimate Computing. This book, a thorough consideration of this idea, involves a number of disciplines, including biochemistry, cognitive science, computer science, engineering, mathematics, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology, philosophy, physics, physiology, and psychology.
Toward Ultimate Computing. Brain/Mind/Computer. Origin and Evolution of Life. From Brain to Cytoskeleton. Cytoskeleton/Cytocomputer. Protein Conformational Dynamics. Anesthesia: Another Side of Consciousness. Models of Cytoskeletal Computing. Viruses/Ambiguous Life Forms. NanoTechnology. The Future of Consciousness. Bibliography. Appendices. Index.
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- © North Holland 1987
- 1st August 1987
- North Holland
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@from:D. Koruga @qu:Combining molecular biology, computers, and near future nanotechnology, this book has introduced us into the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st century, during which it will become a classic in the literature of molecular computing. @source:Annals of Biomedical Engineering @from:A. Onton @qu:...bound to titillate and challenge the imaginations of those of us who are captured by a desire to comprehend our own consciousness. @source:Journal of Molecular Electronics