Morphic Computing: Concept and Foundation

  • Germano Resconi
  • Masoud Nikravesh
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 217)

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a new type of computation called ‘‘Morphic Computing’’. Morphic Computing is based on Field Theory and more specifically Morphic Fields. We claim that Morphic Computing is a natural extension of Holographic Computation, Quantum Computation, Soft Computing, and DNA Computing. All natural computations bonded by the Turing Machine can be formalised and extended by our new type of computation model – Morphic Computing. In this paper, we introduce the basis for this new computing paradigm.

Keywords

Morphic computing Morphogenetic computing Morphic fields morphogenetic fields Quantum computing DNA computing Soft computing Computing with words Morphic systems Morphic neural network Morphic system of systems Optical computation by holograms Holistic systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Germano Resconi
    • 1
  • Masoud Nikravesh
    • 2
  1. 1.Catholic UniversityBresciaItaly
  2. 2.EECS DepartmentBISC Program, University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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