, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 155–168 | Cite as

Modeling Chaotic Series by Simple Eco-Grammar Systems with Reproduction, Death and Maturation of Agents

  • Sergio Anchorena
  • Blanca Cases


Grammar systems are abstract models of computation, in the field of Formal Language Theory, created to study the agent systems proposed by Artificial Intelligence. Eco-Grammar or EG systems are grammatical models of ecosystems. Simple Eco-Grammar Systems or SEG systems are a sub-class of EG. In this work we propose a model of SEG systems whose agents have capabilities ofReproduction, Death and Maturation, called SEG[RDM]. They are able to represent the dynamics of the Logistic equation developed by May in 1973, which is one of the main references in the study of chaos in the dynamics of populations in ecosystems. This work is going on the direction of approaching Artificial Intelligence, Theoretical Computer Sciences and Complex Systems.

artificial life Complex Systems Grammar Systems logistic equation multiagent systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Anchorena
    • 1
  • Blanca Cases
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Languages and SystemsUniversity of the Basque CountrySan Sebastian-DonostiaSpain

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