Computing Nature Turing Centenary Perspective

This book is about nature considered as the totality of physical existence, the universe, and our present day attempts to understand it. If we see the universe as a network of networks of computational processes at many different levels of organization, what can we learn about physics, biology, cogn...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dodig-Crnkovic, Gordana (Editor), Giovagnoli, Raffaela (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • From the Contents: Computing Nature – A Network of Networks of Concurrent Information Processes
  • A Framework for Computing Like Nature
  • The Coordination of Probabilistic Inference in Neural Systems.-Neurobiological Computation and Synthetic Intelligence.-Nature-like Computation and a Measure of Programmability
  • Alan Turing’s Legacy: Info-Computational Philosophy of Nature
  • Dualism of Selective and Structural Information in Modelling Dynamics of Information
  • Intelligence And Reference. Formal Ontology Of The Natural Computation
  • Representation: Analytic Pragmatism and AI
  • Salient Features and Key Frames: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Object Representation