Discrete Time Versus Continuous Time Approach to the Autoimmune Response

  • K. E. Kürten
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 46)


A discrete time model for the immune regulation recently proposed by Weisbuch and Atlan is extended to continuous coupling coefficients as well as to continuous concentration rates in continuous time. It is shown that depending on the choice of the network parameters typical immune responses can be observed.


Coupling Coefficient Active Killer Cell Discrete Time Model Immune Network Stable Fixed Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. E. Kürten
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  1. 1.Institut für Zoologie III, BiophysikJohannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzFed. Rep. of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität zu KölnKölnFed. Rep. of Germany

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