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Evolvable Computational Machines

  • Lukáš Sekanina
Part of the Natural Computing Series book series (NCS)

Abstract

We have been interested in the previous chapters in the design of adaptive systems and in the design methodology for the (semi-automatic) development of these systems.We showed that the evolvable component could be a useful tool for the designers of evolvable hardware. In fact we dealt with an engineering approach. In this chapter we will change our viewpoint. The adaptive and evolvable devices will be considered as computational machines (CM). Therefore, the methods of theoretical computer science will be employed in order to define these machines formally and to investigate their properties.

Keywords

Cellular Automaton Turing Machine Boolean Circuit Evolvable Hardware Evolvable Component 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lukáš Sekanina
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  1. 1.Faculty of Information TechnologyUniversity of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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