Nature Inspired Computing

Nature Inspired Computing
Hours: 3 0 3

Introduction, characteristics of biological systems, adaptability, reactivity, distributivism, comparison with traditional human-engineered approaches to problem-solving, handling complex problems using computational methods modeled after design principles encountered in nature, foundations of complex systems and theoretical biology, distributed architectures of natural complex systems, production of informatics tools with enhanced robustness, scalability, flexibility, interface with humans, principles of biology, informatics, cognitive science, robotics, cybernetics, etc., applied for computing problems.

Pre-requisites: CS221Co-requisites: AI

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course