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Brane calculi. Interactions of biological membranes. (English) Zbl 1088.68657
Danos, Vincent (ed.) et al., Computational methods in systems biology. International conference CMBS 2004, Paris, France, May 26–28, 2004. Revised selected papers. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 3-540-25375-0/pbk). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3082. Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics, 257-278 (2005).
Summary: We introduce a family of process calculi with dynamic nested membranes. In contrast to related calculi, including some developed for biological applications, active entities here are tightly coupled to membranes, and can perform interactions on both sides of a membrane. That is, computation happens on the membrane, not inside of it.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1059.68002].

MSC:
68Q85 Models and methods for concurrent and distributed computing (process algebras, bisimulation, transition nets, etc.)
92C40 Biochemistry, molecular biology
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