Haken, Hermann / Levi, Paul Synergetic Agents From Multi-Robot Systems to Molecular Robotics
1. Edition September 2012 139.- Euro 2012. LIV, 284 Pages, Hardcover 73 Fig. (19 Colored Fig.) - Monograph - ISBN 978-3-527-41166-5 - Wiley-VCH, Berlin
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Short description For readers who want to familiarize with the basic principles and theoretical tools of the fascinating field of synergetic agents. Based on the concept of information minimization, it addresses both multi robot systems and molecular robotics from a unifying point of view.
From the contents Introduction Part I: Classical synergetic agents 1. In search for general principles 2. Multi-robot action I 3. Multi-robot action II: Extended configurations Part II: Quantum synergetic agents 4. Molecular robotics and quantum field theory 5. Quantum theory of robotic motion and chemical interactions 6. Applications to molecular processes 7. Molecular transport along one-dimensional periodic structures 8. A topic in quantum biology 9. Quantum information 10. Molecular robots Appendix: The meaning of expectation values and correlation functions of Bose and Fermi operators References