Towards a Conceptual Framework for Artificial Immune Systems

Stepney, Susan and Smith, Robert E. and Timmis, Jon and Tyrrell, Andy M. (2004) Towards a Conceptual Framework for Artificial Immune Systems. In: Nicosia, Giuseppe, ed. Artificial Immune Systems. LNCS, 3239 (3239). Springer pp. 53-64. ISBN 3540230971. (doi: (Full text available)

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We propose that bio-inspired algorithms are best developed and analysed in the context of a multidisciplinary conceptual framework that provides for sophisticated biological models and well-founded analytical principles, and we outline such a framework here, in the context of AIS network models. We further propose ways to unify several domains into a common meta-framework, in the context of AIS population models. We finally hint at the possibility of a novel instantiation of such a meta-framework, thereby allowing the building of a specific computational framework that is inspired by biology, but not restricted to any one particular biological domain.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: artificial immune systems
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2014 14:05 UTC
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