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Introduction to Digital Computers and Bio-molecular Computer

  • Weng-Long Chang
  • Athanasios V. Vasilakos
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Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 4)

Abstract

Today the term “Computer Science” has a very broad meaning. From the viewpoint of computing characteristic, “Computer Science” actually contains a digital computer (Turing 1936, von Neumann 1956), bio-molecular computer (Adleman 1994) and quantum computing (Deutsch 1985). Because the discussion for quantum computing exceeds the scope of this book, thus, we do not introduce “quantum computing”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Kaohsiung University of Applied SciencesKaohsiungRepublic of China
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentKuwait UniversitySafatKuwait

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