## Hromkovic, Juraj

# Algorithmic Adventures

**Table of contents**

1. A Short Story About the Development of Computer Science or Why Computer Science Is Not a Computer Driving Licence*Juraj Hromkovič*

2. Algorithmics, or What Have Programming and Baking in Common?*Juraj Hromkovič*

3. Infinity Is Not Equal to Infinity, or Why Infinity Is Infinitely Important in Computer Science*Juraj Hromkovič*

4. Limits of Computability or Why Do There Exist Tasks That Cannot Be Solved Automatically by Computers*Juraj Hromkovič*

5. Complexity Theory or What to Do When the Energy of the Universe Doesn’t Suffice for Performing a Computation?*Juraj Hromkovič*

6. Randomness in Nature and as a Source of Efficiency in Algorithmics*Juraj Hromkovič*

7. Cryptography, or How to Transform Drawbacks into Advantages*Juraj Hromkovič*

8. Computing with DNA Molecules, or Biological Computer Technology on the Horizon*Juraj Hromkovič*

9. Quantum Computers, or Computing in the Wonderland of Particles*Juraj Hromkovič*

10. How to Make Good Decisions for an Unknown Future or How to Foil an Adversary*Juraj Hromkovič*

**Keywords:** Computer Science, Computers and Education, Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology, Algorithm Analysis and Problem Complexity, Computing Methodologies, Theory of Computation

- Author(s)
- Hromkovic, Juraj
- Publisher
- Springer
- Publication year
- 2009
- Language
- en
- Edition
- 1
- Page amount
- 13 pages
- Category
- Information Technology, Telecommunications
- Format
- Ebook
- eISBN (PDF)
- 9783540859864