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Cellular Automata

Innovative Modelling for Science and Engineering

Edited by Alejandro Salcido

Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas, Mexico

Modelling and simulation are disciplines of major importance for science and engineering. There is no science without models, and simulation has nowadays become a very useful tool, sometimes unavoidable, for development of both science and engineering. The main attractive feature of cellular automata is that, in spite of their conceptual simplicity which allows an easiness of implementation for computer simulation, as a detailed and complete mathematical analysis in principle, they are able to exhibit a wide variety of amazingly complex behaviour. This feature of cellular automata has attracted the researchers' attention from a wide variety of divergent fields of the exact disciplines of science and engineering, but also of the social sciences, and sometimes beyond. The collective complex behaviour of numerous systems, which emerge from the interaction of a multitude of simple individuals, is being conveniently modelled and simulated with cellular automata for very different purposes. In this book, a number of innovative applications of cellular automata models in the fields of Quantum Computing, Materials Science, Cryptography and Coding, and Robotics and Image Processing are presented.

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Cellular AutomataInnovative Modelling for Science and EngineeringEdited by Alejandro Salcido

Published: April 11th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/2007

ISBN: 978-953-307-172-5

Copyright year: 2011

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31452 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations

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1. Information-Theoretic Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Behaviors in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata

By Lei Wang, Faquir Jain and Fabrizio Lombardi

1491

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2. Architectural Design of Quantum Cellular Automata to Implement Logical Computation

By Alejandro León

1538

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3. Magnetic QCA Design: Modeling, Simulation and Circuits

By Mariagrazia Graziano, Marco Vacca and Maurizio Zamboni

2194

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4. Conservative Reversible Elementary Cellular Automata and their Quantum Computations

By Anas N. Al-Rabadi

1537

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5. Quadra-Quantum Dots and Related Patterns of Quantum Dot Molecules: Basic Nanostructures for Quantum Dot Cellular Automata Application

By Somsak Panyakeow

1551

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6. Quantum Cellular Automata Controlled Self-Organizing Networks

By Laszlo Gyongyosi and Sandor Imre

1499

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7. Quantum-Chemical Design of Molecular Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata (QCA): A New Approach from Frontier Molecular Orbitals

By Ken Tokunaga

1307

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8. Modeling of Macrostructure Formation during the Solidification by using Frontal Cellular Automata

By Dmytro S. Svyetlichnyy

1455

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9. Point Automata Method for Dendritic Growth

By Agnieszka Zuzanna Lorbiecka and Božidar Šarler

1461

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10. Simulation of Dendritic Growth in Solidification of Al-Cu alloy by Applying the Modified Cellular Automaton Model with the Growth Calculation of Nucleus within a Cell

By Hsiun-Chang Peng and Long-Sun Chao

2653

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11. Mesoscopic Modelling of Metallic Interface Evolution Using Cellular Automata Model

By Abdelhafed. Taleb and Jean Pierre Badiali

1188

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12. Deeper Investigating Adequate Secret Key Specifications for a Variable Length Cryptographic Cellular Automata Based Model

By Gina M. B. Oliveira, Luiz G. A. Martins and Leonardo S. Alt

1132

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13. Cryptography in Quantum Cellular Automata

By Mohammad Amin Amiri, Sattar Mirzakuchaki and Mojdeh Mahdavi

1551

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14. Research on Multi-Dimensional Cellular Automation Pseudorandom Generator of LFSR Architecture

By Yong Wang, Dawu Gu, Junrong Liu, Xiuxia Tian and Jing Li

1400

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15. An Improved PRNG Based on the Hybrid between One- and Two- Dimensional Cellular Automata

By Sang-Ho Shin and Kee-Young Yoo

1162

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16. A Framework of Variant Logic Construction for Cellular Automata

By Jeffrey Z.J. Zheng, Christian H.H. Zheng and Tosiyasu L. Kunii

1271

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17. Using Probabilistic Cellular Automaton for Adaptive Modules Selection in the Human State Problem

By Martin Lukac, Michitaka Kameyama and Marek Perkowski

1195

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18. Design of Self-Assembling, Self-Repairing 3D Irregular Cellular Automata

By David Huw Jones, Richard McWilliam and Alan Purvis

1239

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19. Cellular Automata for Medical Image Processing

By Sartra Wongthanavasu

2854

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20. Accelerating 3D Cellular Automata Computation with GP GPU in the Context of Integrative Biology

By Jonathan Caux, Pridi Siregar and David Hill

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