P Machines: An Automata Approach to Membrane Computing

  • Gabriel Ciobanu
  • Mihai Gontineac
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4361)


In this paper we present P machines corresponding to membrane systems with a single membrane. We give examples of simple P machines for both P systems with promoters and P systems with priorities. For each case we get the same results for both P machines and their corresponding P systems. We present a way of connecting simple P machines, and give an example how the new resulting network corresponds to P systems with more than one membrane.


Membrane System Admissible Solution Negative Element Single Membrane Input Alphabet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Ciobanu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mihai Gontineac
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceRomanian AcademyIaşiRomania
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer Science“A.I.Cuza” University 
  3. 3.Faculty of Mathematics“A.I.Cuza” UniversityIaşiRomania

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