Conventional and unconventional reversible logic gates on Physarum polycephalum

  title={Conventional and unconventional reversible logic gates on Physarum polycephalum},
  author={Andrew Schumann},
  journal={International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems},
  pages={218 - 231}
  • A. Schumann
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Engineering
  • International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems
In this paper, we consider different ways of designing reversible logic gates on Physarum polycephalum motions using controlling stimuli such as attractants and repellents. Repellents are needed because of uncertainty in the direction of plasmodium propagation to eliminate some directions as unimportant. In this way, we can construct conventional reversible logic gates: the CNOT gate, the FREDKIN gate, the TOFFOLI gate, etc. Combinations of reversible logic gates are regarded as matrix… 
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