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Title Feynman and computation : exploring the limits of computers / edited by Anthony J. G. Hey
Published Reading, Mass. : Perseus Books, [1999]


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Description xxiii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Advanced book program
Advanced book program.
Contents Feynman and computation / John J. Hopfield -- Neural networks and physical systems with emergent collective computational abilities / John J. Hopfield -- Feynman as a colleague / Carver A. Mead -- Collective electrodynamics I / Carver A. Mead -- Memory / Gerald Jay Sussman -- Numerical evidence that the motion of Pluto is chaotic / Gerald Jay Sussman and Jack Wisdom -- There's plenty of room at the bottom / Richard P. Feynman -- Information is inevitabley physical / Rolf Landauer -- Scaling of MOS technology to submicrometer feature sizes / Carver A. Mead -- Richard Feynman and cellular vacuum / Marvin Minsky -- Simulating physics with computers / Richard P. Feynman -- Quantum robots / Paul Benioff -- Quantum information theory / Charles H. Bennett -- Quantum computation / Richard J. Hughes -- Computing machines in the future / Richard P. Feynman -- Internetics: technologies, applications and academic fields / Geoffrey C. Fox -- Richard Feynman and the connection machine / W. Daniel Hillis -- Crystalline computation / Norman H. Margolus -- Information, physics, quantum: the search for links / John Archibald Wheeler -- Feynman, Barton and the reversible Schrödinger difference equation / Ed Fredkin -- Action, or the fungibility of computation / Tommaso Toffoli -- Algorithmic randomness, physical entropy, measurements, and the demon of choice / Wojciech Zurek
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988.
Computer science.
Electronic data processing.
Mathematical physics -- Data processing.
Physics -- Computer simulation.
Physics -- Data processing.
Quantum computers.
Author Hey, Anthony J. G.
LC no. 98088636
ISBN 0738200573