A New Nano-robots Control Strategy for Killing Cancer Cells Using Quorum Sensing Technique and Directed Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm

  • Doaa EzzatEmail author
  • Safaa AminEmail author
  • Howida A. ShedeedEmail author
  • Mohamed F. TolbaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 921)


Nowadays cancer is considered one of the most killing diseases. Traditional cancer therapy leads to dangerous side effects on healthy tissues. A recent direction has been proposed to overcome these side effects. This direction is to use Nano-robots to deliver drugs directly to tumor cells without harming healthy ones. In this paper, we propose a new Nano-robots control strategy that uses Directed Particle Swarm Optimization (DPSO) algorithm for delivering Nano-robots to the cancer area. A Quorum Sensing (QS) algorithm is also used in this strategy to control drug concentration in the cancer area. The results show that using the proposed control strategy increases the rate of killing cancer cells efficiently. This study also proposes to use a certain number of Nano-robots for destroying 100 cancer cells.


Nano-robots Cancer treatment Quorum Sensing Directed PSO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scientific Computing Department, Faculty of Computer and Information SciencesAin Shams UniversityCairoEgypt

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