Comparing Three Simulated Strategies for Cancer Monitoring with Nanorobots

  • Carlos Adolfo Piña-García
  • Ericka-Janet Rechy-Ramírez
  • V. Angélica García-Vega
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5317)

Abstract

The use of nanorobots in medical applications, specifically cancer treatment, is a serious alternative to prevent this disease. Locating chemical sources and tracking them over time, are tasks where nanorobotics is an ideal candidate to accomplish them. We present a multiagent simulation of three bio-inspired strategies to find targets in fluid environments; including diverse conditions for example: noisy sensors, interference between agents and obstacles generated by the environment itself. Besides, we present a comparative analysis among the three strategies. The results show that nanorobotics used in cancer therapy needs to explore an extensive range of blind searching techniques without communication.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Adolfo Piña-García
    • 1
  • Ericka-Janet Rechy-Ramírez
    • 2
  • V. Angélica García-Vega
    • 1
  1. 1.Facultad de Física e Inteligencia Artificial, Departamento de Inteligencia ArtificialUniversidad VeracruzanaXalapa, Ver.México
  2. 2.Laboratorio Nacional de Informática Avanzada, LANIAVeracruzMéxico

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