Andrew Adamatzky

Computer Scientist, Author


Who is Andrew Adamatzky?

Andrew I. Adamatzky is a Russian and English computer scientist, a professor in the department of computer science at the University of the West of England in Bristol, where he works in the International Center of Unconventional Computing. Prior to moving to England, Adamatzky was a research fellow in the Biophysics department at Saint Petersburg State University in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and also worked for Galafox Ltd. there.

Adamatzky is the author or co-author of five books:

Identification of Cellular Automata

Computing in Nonlinear Media and Automata Collectives

Dynamics of Crowd-Minds: Patterns of Irrationality in Emotions, Beliefs and Actions

Reaction-Diffusion Computers

Physarum Machines: Computers from Slime Mould

In addition he is the editor or co-editor of several edited volumes.

Adamatzky is known for his research in unconventional computing. In particular, he has worked on chemical computers using reaction-diffusion processes. He has used slime moulds to plan potential routes for roadway systems and as components of nanorobotic systems, and discovered that they seek out sedatives in preference to nutrients.

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on July 23, 2013


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