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On simulating cooperative transition P systems in evolution–communication P systems with energy

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In this paper, we investigate simulations of transition P systems (TP systems) in evolution–communication P systems with energy (ECPe systems). We only focus on TP systems where an object that triggers a cooperative rule also triggers a non-cooperative rule. In this way, the presence of a rule trigger always implies that a rule will be applied. In our constructed ECPe systems, a transition in the TP system is simulated by a k-step computation where k is a factor of the cardinality of the alphabet in the original system. Also, the maximum energy needed for communication rules depends on the number of copies of a trigger in a cooperative rule.

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R. Juayong would like to thank the DOST- ERDT Scholarship Program and the DOST-PCIEERD for the HRIDD HRDP grant I-15-0715-2. H. Adorna is funded by a DOST-ERDT research grant and the Semirara Mining Corporation professorial chair of the UP Diliman, College of Engineering and support from the UP Diliman Gawad Tsanselor Award 2015.

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Juayong, R.A.B., Adorna, H.N. On simulating cooperative transition P systems in evolution–communication P systems with energy. Nat Comput 17, 333–343 (2018).

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