On P Systems with Active Membranes Solving the Integer Factorization Problem in a Polynomial Time

  • Adam Obtułowicz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2235)


There are presented deterministic P systems with active membranes which are able to solve the Integer Factorization Problem in a polynomial time, which is the main result of the paper. There is introduced a class of programs for the description and correct implementation of algorithms of elementary number theory in nonstandard computing systems, especially in P systems with active membranes. By using some of these programs there is achieved the main result.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Obtułowicz
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  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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