Membrane Computing — Current Results and Future Problems

  • Francesco Bernardini
  • Marian Gheorghe
  • Natalio Krasnogor
  • German Terrazas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3526)

Abstract

In the last decade and especially after Adleman’s experiment [1] a number of computational paradigms, inspired or gleaned from biochemical phenomena, are becoming of growing interest building a wealth of models, called generically Molecular Computing. New advances in, on the one hand, molecular and theoretical biology, and on the other hand, mathematical and computational sciences promise to make it possible in the near future to have accurate systemic models of complex biological phenomena. Recent advances in cellular Biology led to new models, hierarchically organised, defining a new emergent research area called Cellular Computing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Bernardini
    • 1
  • Marian Gheorghe
    • 1
  • Natalio Krasnogor
    • 2
  • German Terrazas
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of SheffieldUK
  2. 2.ASAP Group, School of Computer Science and ITUniversity of NottinghamUK

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