Information Processing by Systems with Chemical Communication

  • A. S. Mikhailov
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 55)


The aim of this paper is to show that large populations of biological cells or macro-organisms which communicate only chemically are capable of performing the basic functions of analog information processing. Specifically, I construct two hypothetical models of systems with chemical communications which possess the property of associative memory.


Associative Memory Chemical Communication Hypothetical Model Biological Population Messenger Molecule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Mikhailov
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical Physics and SynergeticsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgart 80Germany

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