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Converging technologies for improving human performance : nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science

Author: Mihail C Roco; William Sims Bainbridge
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston, Mass. : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bainbridge In the early decades of the 21st century, concentrated efforts can unify science based on the unity of nature, thereby advancing the combination of nanotechnology, biotechnology,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mihail C Roco; William Sims Bainbridge
ISBN: 1402012543 9781402012549
OCLC Number: 52058285
Description: xiii, 467 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Timely and Broad Opportunity --
Vision for Enhancing Human Abilities and Societal Performance --
Strategies for Transformation --
Towards Unifying Science and Converging Technology --
Major Themes --
Future Prospects --
Recommendations --
Motivation and Outlook --
Theme A Summary --
National Strategy towards Converging Science and Technology / C.H. Huettner --
Converging Technologies and Competitiveness / P. Bond --
Vision for the Converging Technologies / N. Gingrich --
Zone of Convergence Between Bio/Info/Nano Technologies: NASA's Nanotechnology Initiative / S. Venneri, M. Hirschbein, M. Dastoor --
Biomedicine Eyes 2020 / J. Watson --
Balancing Opportunities and Investments for NBIC / R.S. Williams, P. Kuekes --
The Impact of Convergent Technologies and the Future of Business and the Economy / J. Canton --
Coherence and Divergence of Megatrends in Science and Engineering / M.C. Roco --
Expanding Human Cognition and Communication --
Theme B Summary --
NBICS (Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno-Socio) Convergence to Improve Human Performance: Opportunities and Challenges / J. Spohrer --
Sensor System Engineering Insights on Improving Human Cognition and Communication / B.M. Pierce --
Can Nanotechnology Dramatically Affect the Architecture of Future Communications Networks? / C.A. Murray --
Spatial Cognition and Converging Technologies / R. Golledge --
Visual Language and Converging Technologies in the Next 10-15 Years (and Beyond) / R.E. Horn.
Responsibility: edited by Mihail C. Roco and William Sims Bainbridge.
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