Introduction to DNA Computing

International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJCSE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Shivam Saxena

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Shivam Saxena, "Introduction to DNA Computing," SSRG International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering , vol. 7,  no. 2, pp. 19-21, 2020. Crossref,


With increase in the size of computational complexities of classical computing methods, human is looking forward for other models of computation. Processors made of silicon have a definite limit on speed and computability. We are searching for other alternatives. It was Feynman who suggested constructing computer from molecules in 1964 [1]. And biological computation inspired Adleman proved it is possible to use DNA(deoxyribonucleicacid) to solve complex problems like Hamiltonian path problem in 1994 [2]. DNA computers are big alternatives to classical computers. Aim of this paper is to introduce DNAcomputation, its scope, approaches to solve problems and challenges.


DNA Computing, molecular computation, Bio-inspired computation.


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