Introduction to Natural Computation

School of Computer Science

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Code 19341

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

Natural computation is the study of systems in nature that lend themselves to a computational interpretation. This module provides an introduction to the field, emphasising common themes, principles and techniques. It lays the foundations for further advanced study of specific areas (such as neural networks and evolutionary algorithms).