Special Issue "Brain like Computing, Communication and Machines"
A special issue of Information (ISSN 2078-2489).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2012)
Dr. Anirban Bandyopadhyay
Surface Characterization group, Nano Characterization Unit, National Institute for Materials Science, 1-2-1 Sengen, Main Bldg, Room-815, Tsukuba 305-0047, Japan
Phone: +81 29 859 2167
Fax: +81 29 859 2801
Interests: Information processing using molecular assembly similar to human brain; experimental understanding of consciousness using microtubules; development of nano brain to provide intelligence to molecular robots; use molecules for swarm intelligence; multi-agent robotics; mimicking neurons using molecules
In the early 20th century, the discovery of computers triggered by fundamental formulations of information theory and switches started a revolution that defines the current human civilization. In the early 21st century we expect another revolution when brain science will be understood and a movement will begin to implement those technologies and we have no doubt that Brain age machines will take over. Therefore, we welcome brain age machines to take over, the people who will play key role in this transformation to the new age, we invite them to this special issue and wish to carry out brain storming sessions in the articles on the paths of development. We plan to include those topics which are directly involved with this research of brain mimicking functionally, neurobiologically and outline of those projects which have undertaken this astronomical challenge. We will outline a road map of this century, how brain-like computing will advance forward. We will not remain confined in the domain of brain like computing, rather, we will try to find how many different research fields will be influenced by such activities. For example, materials science, electronics, robotics.
Dr. Anirban Bandyopadhyay
Information 2012, 3(3), 344-350; doi:10.3390/info3030344
Received: 20 June 2012; in revised form: 3 August 2012 / Accepted: 7 August 2012 / Published: 17 August 2012| Download PDF Full-text (262 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Article: Fröhlich Condensate: Emergence of Synergetic Dissipative Structures in Information Processing Biological and Condensed Matter Systems
Information 2012, 3(4), 601-620; doi:10.3390/info3040601
Received: 18 September 2012; Accepted: 27 September 2012 / Published: 24 October 2012| Download PDF Full-text (1054 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Information 2012, 3(4), 756-770; doi:10.3390/info3040756
Received: 11 September 2012; in revised form: 13 November 2012 / Accepted: 20 November 2012 / Published: 28 November 2012| Download PDF Full-text (155 KB) | Download XML Full-text
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