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Probabilistic Real Swarm Logical Gate

  • Yuta NishiyamaEmail author
  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji
  • Andrew Adamatzky
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)

Abstract

Computation can be implemented by natural entities. We established that a swarm of soldier crabs probabilistically performed basic logical operations through geometrically constrained channels. Two inputs three outputs logical gate G simultaneously performed NOT x AND y, x AND y and x AND NOT y. The logical gate G also could be treated as a logical gate G′ that performed NOT x. Next we proposed a logical gate G″ that performed x OR y. Moreover we illustrated how three fundamental gates could be assembled into circuits. Then we discuss about an integration of gates and a circuit as a relationship between part and wholeness.

Keywords

Biological computing Part and wholeness Soldier crab Swarm 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuta Nishiyama
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji
    • 1
  • Andrew Adamatzky
    • 2
  1. 1.Kobe UniversityKobeJapan
  2. 2.University of the West EnglandBristolUK

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