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Non-Standard Computing

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 overview and learning outcomes. (Computer Science 411)


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