8th ACM International Conference
Nanoscale Computing & Communication Virtual Conference.
We congratulate with our consortium partner Tampere University - Computational Biophysics and Imaging Group (CBIG) - in the person of its PI Jari Hyttinen for organizing a Special Session under the title "Astrocytes in modulation of subcellular and cellular molecular neuronal communication" at the 8th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication Virtual Conference, September 7-9, 2021.
In the session, and with contributions by the CBIG team of researchers, two papers acknowledging HERMES were presented on Wednesday, September 8, 2021:
- “Astrocytes in modulating subcellular, cellular and intercellular molecular neuronal communication,” by Jari Hyttinen, Barbara Genocchi, A. Ahtiainen, Jarno M. A. Tanskanen, Kerstin Lenk, and M. T. Barros, 6 pages, in press.
- “Astrocyte activation is preferentially driven by the vicinity to highly active neurons than by gap junction coupling” by Barbara Genocchi, A. Ahtiainen, M. T. Barros, Jarno M. A. Tanskanen, Jari Hyttinen, and K. Kerstin Lenk, 7 pages, in press.
More details about Special Session n.3 can be found in the: CONFERENCE PROGRAM
The main goals of the 8th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication (ACM NanoCom 2021), are to increase the visibility of this growing research area to the wider computing and communication research communities as well as bring together researchers from diverse disciplines that can foster and develop new paradigms for nanoscale devices. Due to the highly inter-disciplinary nature of this field of research, the conference aims to attract researchers and academics from various areas of study such as electrical and electronic engineering, computer science, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, bioengineering, biotechnology, materials science, nanotechnology, who have an interest in computing and communications at the nanoscale.
Recent developments in nanotechnology have enabled the manufacturing of low-power and low-cost nanoscale machines, i.e., nanomachines, with basic sensing, actuating and computing capabilities. Due to their size and simple structure, nanomachines individually have limited functionality. However, when they start to communicate to each other and construct nanonetworks, they are expected to collaboratively achieve more complex tasks and promise new solutions for several applications in biomedical, industry and military fields. Traditional computing and communications paradigms are not applicable due to the challenges posed by the physical laws governing this regime, and novel methods are required to realize nano networks.
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