The Immune System as a Metaphor for Topology Driven Patterns Formation in Complex Systems

  • Emanuela Merelli
  • Mario Rasetti
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7597)


Artificial Immune Systems (AIS) [1] include algorithms and systems that use the human immune system as inspiration. The human immune system is a robust, decentralised, error tolerant and adaptive system. Such properties are highly desirable for the development of novel computer systems, but also - we would like to say - for characterizing complex systems and for contributing to the growth of complexity science.


Immune System Turing Machine Adaptive System Adaptive Immune System Artificial Immune System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuela Merelli
    • 1
  • Mario Rasetti
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Science and TechnologyUniversity of CamerinoItaly
  2. 2.ISI FoundationTorinoItaly

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