Special Issue "Symmetry and the Nanoscale: Matter and Mind - Mathematical Modeling and Phenomenology"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2024 | Viewed by 827
Symmetry is a condition intrinsically connected to man’s attempts to understand reality in its entirety through mathematical modeling and physical interpretation. These attempts are passing through the world of nanobiotechnologies, which has established itself strongly in recent years as a reference point and as bridge between the micro- and the macro-world.
The search for a unified theory that incorporates not only the matter, but also the mind, inevitably passes through the study of the human brain, which is the most complex structure of the living. Understanding the mechanisms that regulate its functioning is a difficult and fascinating challenge, which operates from physics to biology, from medicine to biochemistry, from artificial intelligence to psychology, using mathematical tools in an important way. Mind is connected to matter, with all the implications that this entails.
This issue aims to collect works relating to the two indicated aspects of reality, with special attention to the nanometric reality, on the physical and mathematical side, relating to modeling, application aspects, development of new technologies for the calculation and visualization of data, design, sensoristics, and simulation, searching to provide further answers to ancient questions relating to the mechanisms underlying matter, perception, thought, memory, consciousness, all linked to the common thread of symmetry.
Prof. Dr. Paolo Di Sia
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Principles of symmetry
- Discrete symmetries
- Mathematical modeling
- Multiscale methods
- Quantum effects
- Relativistic effects
- Entropic effects