The International Research Institute on Anticipatory and Naturalistic Computation (IRIANC) is based on a profoundly new understanding of the role of biology in natural and engineering sciences. Our driving argument is that living systems have fundamentally different notions of computing and self-organization from those in engineering sciences today. Therefore, IRIANC prepares a new research program to investigate the biological imperatives of mathematics and computation in a profoundly new way. This will be based on understanding the premises for and the fundamental characteristics of emergence, organization, development, and evolution in biology.
Our goal is to develop a set of novel mathematical formalisms capable of addressing the multiple facets of an integral model and a general theory for biocomputation within an adequate engineering frame of relevance. This effort is a continuation of the 2011 INBIOSA initiative (an EU FP7 project, grant number 269961). The journey has just begun.
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The Necessary Conjunction of the Western and Eastern Thought Traditions for Exploring the Nature of Mind and Life
2016 Foundations of Information Science Forum: Five Discussion Sessions on Phenomenology and Life (February-May, 2016)
2015 JPBMB Special Theme Issue on Integral Biomathics: Life Sciences, Mathematics and Phenomenological Philosophy
2013 JPBMB Special Theme Issue on Integral Biomathics: Can Biology Create a Profoundly New Mathematics and Computation?
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