To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Reference  Physical Sciences  Computer Science

Atlas Of Physarum Computing

By: Andrew Adamatzky(Editor)
118 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations
Atlas Of Physarum Computing
Click to have a closer look
  • Atlas Of Physarum Computing ISBN: 9789814675314 Hardback Apr 2015 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
Price: £74.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

The slime mould Physarum polycephalum is a large cell visible by the unaided eye. It behaves as an intelligent nonlinear spatially extended active medium encapsulated in an elastic membrane. The cell optimises its growth patterns in configurations of attractants and repellents. This behaviour is interpreted as computation. Numerous prototypes of slime mould computers were designed to solve problems of computational geometry, graphs and transport networks and to implement universal computing circuits.In this unique set of scientific photographs and micrographs, the leading experts in computer science, biology, chemistry and material science illustrate in superb detail the nature of the slime mould computers and hybrid devices. Every photograph or micrograph in this book is of real scientific, theoretical or technological interest. Each entry includes a self-contained description of how the visualised phenomenon is used in the relevant slime mould computer. Atlas Of Physarum Computing is unique in providing the depth and breadth of knowledge in harnessing behaviour of the slime mould to perform computation. It will help readers to understand how exploitation of biological processes has sparked new ideas and spurred progress in many fields of science and engineering.


Chapter 1: Slime mould gates, roads and sensors
Chapter 2: Multi-agent model of slime mould for computing and robotics
Chapter 3: Slime mould biotechnology
Chapter 4: Slime mould interactions with chemicals and materials
Chapter 5: Basic features of slime mould motility
Chapter 6: Slime mould grown on polymer layers
Chapter 7: Diversity of slime mould circuits
Chapter 8: Slime mould fluids and networks from an artist's point of view

Customer Reviews

By: Andrew Adamatzky(Editor)
118 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations
Current promotions
New and Forthcoming BooksNHBS Moth TrapBritish Wildlife MagazineBuyers Guides