hardware question

Gerard Tromp tromp at sanger.med.wayne.edu
Wed Dec 2 11:04:52 EST 1998

	it is not genetic algorithms. There was an experiment several years ago
using DNA to solve combinatorial problems such as the travelling
salesman problem (NP complete). I don't remember the details and vaguely
recall that it was discussed (if not reported in an article) in Science
at the time. It did appear to have promise although the implementation
was more than cumbersome.

SideshowBob wrote:
> I'm not sure what a DNA computer is, but maybe you're talking about Genetic
> Algorithms?
> Fibinachi wrote in message <19981130194715.03655.00000454 at ng30.aol.com>...
> >Exactly how does a DNA computer work?
> >Please make it as simple as possible i got my degree in computer sciences
> not
> >biology.

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