Infobiotics Workbench: A P Systems Based Tool for Systems and Synthetic Biology

  • Jonathan Blakes
  • Jamie Twycross
  • Savas Konur
  • Francisco Jose Romero-Campero
  • Natalio Krasnogor
  • Marian Gheorghe
Chapter
Part of the Emergence, Complexity and Computation book series (ECC, volume 7)

Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of an integrated software suite, the Infobiotics Workbench, which is based on a novel spatial discrete-stochastic P systems modelling framework. The Workbench incorporates three important features, simulation, model checking and optimisation. Its capability for building, analysing and optimising large spatially discrete and stochastic models of multicellular systems makes it a useful, coherent and comprehensive in silico tool in systems and synthetic biology research.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Blakes
    • 1
  • Jamie Twycross
    • 1
  • Savas Konur
    • 2
  • Francisco Jose Romero-Campero
    • 3
  • Natalio Krasnogor
    • 1
  • Marian Gheorghe
    • 2
  1. 1.ICOS Research Group, School of Computer ScienceUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of SevilleSevilleSpain

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