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Non-Standard Computing


Non-Standard Computing

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Inspired by reality-based computing from the natural world, this course covers several unconventional computational methods and theories, such as quantum computation, DNA and molecular computation, genetic algorithms, self-organizing networks, and cellular automata. Note: for this course, it will be quite helpful to have a working knowledge of cellular biology (available from the Saylor Foundation's BIO301). This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 27, 2012
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Genetic Algorithms, DNA, Neural Networks, Quantum Computing, Cellular Automata, Computer Science, Biocomputers


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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