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Author Siegfried, Tom, 1950-

Title The bit and the pendulum : from quantum computing to M theory-- the new physics of information / Tom Siegfried.

Imprint New York : Wiley, c2000.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    004 SIE    Available
Description vi, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-274) and index.
Contents 1. Beam up the goulash -- 2. Machines and metaphors -- 3. Information is physical -- 4. The quantum and the computer -- 5. The computational cell -- 6. The computational brain -- 7. Consciousness and complexity -- 8. IGUSes -- 9. Quantum reality -- 10. From black holes to supermatter -- 11. The magical mystery theory -- 12 The bit and the pendulum.
Subject Computer science.
Physics.
Information technology.
ISBN 0471321745 (alk. paper)
0471399744 (pbk.) : $15.95

 
    
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