Towards Logic Circuits based on Physarum Polycephalum Machines - The Ladder Diagram Approach

Andrew Schumann, Krzysztof Pancerz, Jeff Jones

Abstract

In the paper, we present foundations of logic circuits based on Physarum polycephalum machines. We propose to apply the ladder diagram approach for constructing topological structures of such circuits. Relationships between basic ladder diagram elements and topological constructions present in Physarum polycephalum machines are emphasized. At the beginning, basic logic gates (AND, OR, NOT) are considered. Such a set of gates constitutes a functionally complete system. This fact is important for building computationally universal devices.

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Schumann A., Pancerz K. and Jones J. (2014). Towards Logic Circuits based on Physarum Polycephalum Machines - The Ladder Diagram Approach . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-013-0, pages 165-170. DOI: 10.5220/0004839301650170


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biodevices14,
author={Andrew Schumann and Krzysztof Pancerz and Jeff Jones},
title={Towards Logic Circuits based on Physarum Polycephalum Machines - The Ladder Diagram Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={165-170},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004839301650170},
isbn={978-989-758-013-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - Towards Logic Circuits based on Physarum Polycephalum Machines - The Ladder Diagram Approach
SN - 978-989-758-013-0
AU - Schumann A.
AU - Pancerz K.
AU - Jones J.
PY - 2014
SP - 165
EP - 170
DO - 10.5220/0004839301650170