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DNA Based Computers

Richard J. Lipton (editor) Eric B. Baum (editor)

ISBN: 9780821809730

Publication Date: Jul 1996

Format: Paperback

DNA based computing is the study of using DNA strands as individual computers. The concept was initiated by Leonard Adleman's paper in Science in November 1994. This title presents the proceedings of a conference held at Princeton University in April 1995 as part of the DIMACS Special Year on Mathematical Support for Molecular Biology.
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This volume presents the proceedings of a conference held at Princeton University in April 1995 as part of the DIMACS Special Year on Mathematical Support for Molecular Biology. The subject of the conference was the new area of DNA based computing. DNA based computing is the study of using DNA strands as individual computers. The concept was initiated by Leonard Adleman's paper in Science in November 1994.
Pages 221
Date Published 30 Jul 1996
Publisher American Mathematical Society
Series DIMACS: Series in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science
Series Part No. 27
Subject/s Combinatorics & graph theory   Applied mathematics   Molecular biology   Graphical & digital media applications   DNA & Genome   Discrete mathematics  
Introduction: On constructing a molecular computer by L. M. Adleman A DNA associative memory potentially larger than the brain by E. B. Baum A universal molecular computer by D. Beaver Breaking DES using a molecular computer by D. Boneh, C. Dunworth, and R. J. Lipton Speeding up computations via molecular biology by R. J. Lipton A DNA and restriction enzyme implementation of Turing machines by P. K. Rothemund DNA computers in vitro and vivo by W. D. Smith Complexity of restricted and unrestricted models of molecular computation by E. Winfree On the computational power of DNA annealing and ligation by E. Winfree.

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