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Self-Organization in an Artificial Immune Network System

  • Julien Franzolini
  • Damien Olivier
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Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

Summary

Artificial Immune System field uses of the natural immune system as a metaphor for computational problems. The immune system exhibits a highly distributed, adaptive and self-organizing behavior. Furthermore it can learn to recognize shapes with its adaptive memory. The approach explored is inspired by an immune network model like Stewart-Varela’s model. This model is designed to better understand the memory and cognition properties. Emergent antibodies configurations are studied on this immune network model; indeed these configurations seem like cellular automata configurations and appear with self-organizing properties.

Key words

AIS immune network idiotypic network self-organisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Franzolini
    • 1
  • Damien Olivier
    • 1
  1. 1.LITISUniversity of Le HavreFrance

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