Artificial Life Applications of a Class of P Systems: Abstract Rewriting Systems on Multisets

  • Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Yoshi Fujiwara
  • Junji Takabayashi
  • Hiroshi Tanaka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2235)

Abstract

Artificial chemical system are well studied in Artificial Life and Complexity. Here we overview results about such a class of artificial chemical systems: Abstract Rewriting Systems on Multisets (ARMS), which are particular types of P Systems and exhibit complex behaviors such as non-linear oscillations. In short, an ARMS consists of a membrane which contains “chemical compounds” (denoted by symbols); these compounds evolve through chemical reactions in a cell-like device. To such systems we apply a genetic method and, by a simulation on computer, we find several results of Artificial Life interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuhiro Suzuki
    • 1
  • Yoshi Fujiwara
    • 2
  • Junji Takabayashi
    • 3
  • Hiroshi Tanaka
    • 1
  1. 1.Bio-Informatics, Medical Research InstituteTokyo Medical and Dental UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Keihanna CenterCommunications Research LaboratoryKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Center for Ecological ResearchKyoto UniversityKamitanakami, OtsuJapan

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