Robust and emergent Physarum logical-computing

Soichiro Tsuda, Masashi Aono, Yukio Pegio Gunji

研究成果: Article査読

163 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

There have been many attempts for realization of emergent computing, but the notion of emergent computing is still ambiguous. In an open system, emergence and an error cannot be specified distinctly, because they are dependent on the dis-equilibration process between local and global behaviors. To manifest such an aspect, we implement a Boolean gate as a biological device made of slime mold Physarum polycephalum. A Physarum (slime mold) Boolean gate could be an internally instable machine, while it has the potential for emergent computing. First, we examined whether Physarum Boolean gate works properly, and then examined its behaviors when the gate is collapsed in terms of hardware. The behavior of Physarum changes and self-repairing computing is achieved as a result. The self-repairing against internal failure is one of attributes of emergent and robust computing.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)45-55
ページ数11
ジャーナルBioSystems
73
1
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2004 1月
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 統計学および確率
  • モデリングとシミュレーション
  • 生化学、遺伝学、分子生物学(全般)
  • 応用数学

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