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Which branch of information technology relates to this?

abalfazl hossein
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I want to research about,for example, how brain of a insect work? and how can I simulate that in computer or a network?

I want to know which branch of IT relates to this?
Henry Wong
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What you are describing ("brain of an insect") is closer related to the field of Neurobiology. As for the computer related question, what you are describing are Neural Networks, which is in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Henry

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chris webster
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Is the Open University course on natural and artificial intelligence available in your country?


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