Immunity-Based Systems

A Design Perspective

Author: Yoshiteru Ishida

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662078635

Category: Computers

Page: 177

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After I came to know Jerne's network theory on the immune system, I became fascinated with the immune system as an information system. The main pro totypes for biological information systems have been the neural systems and the brain. However, the immune system is not only an interesting informa tion system but it may provide a design paradigm for artificial information systems. With such a consideration, I initiated a project titled "autonomous decentralized recognition mechanism of the immune network and its applica tion to distributed information processing" in 1990 under a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on a Priority Area ("Autonomous Distributed Systems") supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture. During the project, I promoted the idea that the immune system could be a prototype of autonomous distributed systems. After the project, we organized an international workshop on immunity based systems in 1996 in conjunction with the International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems held in Kyoto, Japan. Recently, there have been several international conferences related to topics inspired by the immune system and an increasing number of research papers related to the topic. In writing this book, a decade after the project, I still believe that the immune system can be a prototype, a compact but sophisticated system that nature has shown us for building artificial information systems in this network age of the twenty-first century.
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Artificial Immune Systems and Their Applications

Author: Dipankar Dasgupta

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 364259901X

Category: Computers

Page: 306

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This is a pioneering work on the emerging field of artificial immune systems-highly distributed systems based on the principles of the natural system. Like artificial neural networks, artificial immune systems can learn new information and recall previously learned information. This book provides an overview of artificial immune systems, explaining its applications in areas such as immunological memory, anomaly detection algorithms, and modeling the effects of prior infection on vaccine efficacy.
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Artificial Immune Systems: A New Computational Intelligence Approach

Author: Leandro Nunes Castro,Leandro Nunes de Castro,Jonathan Timmis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781852335946

Category: Computers

Page: 357

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Recently there has been a growing interest in the use of the biological immune system as a source of inspiration for solving complicated computational problems. The immune system involves many information-processing abilities including pattern recognition, learning, memory and inherent distributed parallel processing and for these, and other reasons, it has received a significant amount of interest as a metaphor within computing. This emerging field is known as Artificial Immune Systems (AIS), and applications of AIS include, machine learning, fault diagnosis, computer security, scheduling, virus detection and optimisation.
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Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems

10th International Conference, KES 2006, Bournemouth, UK, October 9-11 2006, Proceedings

Author: Bogdan Gabrys,Robert J. Howlett,L. C. Jain

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540465375

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1338

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The three volume set LNAI 4251, LNAI 4252, and LNAI 4253 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2006, held in Bournemouth, UK, in October 2006. The 480 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from about 1400 submissions. The papers present a wealth of original research results from the field of intelligent information processing.
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Fuzzy Logic and Applications

6th International Workshop, WILF 2005, Crema, Italy, September 15-17, 2005, Revised Selected Papers

Author: Isabelle Bloch,Alfredo Petrosino,Andrea G.B. Tettamanzi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540325301

Category: Computers

Page: 438

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This volume constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications held in September 2005. The 50 revised full papers and 32 short papers presented together with three invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 86 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on neuro-fuzzy systems, fuzzy logic and possibility theory, pattern recognition, evolutionary algorithms, control, bioinformatics, image processing, knowledge management, and miscellaneous applications.
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Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Part IV

15th International Conference, KES 2011, Kaiserslautern, Germany, September 12-14, 2011, Proceedings

Author: Andreas König,Andreas Dengel,Knut Hinkelmann,Koichi Kise,Robert J. Howlett,Lakhmi C. Jain

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642238653

Category: Computers

Page: 471

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The four-volume set LNAI 6881-LNAI 6884 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2011, held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, in September 2011. Part 4: The total of 244 high-quality papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The 46 papers of Part 4 are organized in topical sections on human activity support in knowledge society, knowledge-based interface systems, model-based computing for innovative engineering, document analysis and knowledge science, immunity-based systems, natural language visualisation advances in theory and application of hybrid intelligent systems.
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Genetic and Evolutionary Computation — GECCO 2004

Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Seattle, WA, USA, June 26–30, 2004, Proceedings

Author: Kalyanmoy Deb,Riccardo Poli,Wolfgang Banzhaf,Hans-Georg Beyer,Edmund Burke,Paul Darwen,Dipankar Dasgupta,Dario Floreano,James Foster,Mark Harman,Owen Holland,Pier Luca Lanzi,Lee Spector,Andrea G. B. Tettamanzi,Dirk Thierens,Andy Tyrrell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540223444

Category: Computers

Page: 1448

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The two volume set LNCS 3102/3103 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2004, held in Seattle, WA, USA, in June 2004. The 230 revised full papers and 104 poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 460 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on artificial life, adaptive behavior, agents, and ant colony optimization; artificial immune systems, biological applications; coevolution; evolutionary robotics; evolution strategies and evolutionary programming; evolvable hardware; genetic algorithms; genetic programming; learning classifier systems; real world applications; and search-based software engineering.
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Immune-based Cancer Treatment

The T Iymphocyte Response

Author: Michael A. Alexander

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439861838

Category: Medical

Page: 250

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The culmination of 30 years of research and experience in T-cell-based cancer, this book highlights and evaluates new treatments that harness the power of the T cell to attack and kill all cancer cells in our bodies. It describes how the T cell immune system can be manipulated and redirected to kill resistant cancer cells by understanding and influencing the interaction of many different immune cells in the body. Citing current experimental trials, it examines the role and pathology of T-cells and suggests additional experimental approaches to the problem.
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Artificial Immune Systems

11th International Conference, ICARIS 2012, Taormina, Italy, August 28-31, 2012, Proceedings

Author: Carlos A. Coello-Coello,Julie Greensmith,Natalio Krasnogor,Pietro Liò,Giuseppe Nicosia,Mario Pavone

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642337570

Category: Computers

Page: 293

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, ICARIS 2012, held in Taormia, Italy, in August 2012. The 19 revised selected papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this book. In addition 4 papers of the workshop on bio and immune inspired algorithms and models for multi-level complex systems are included in this volume. Artificial immune systems (AIS) is a diverse and maturing area of research that bridges the disciplines of immunology, biology, medical science, computer science, physics, mathematics and engineering. The scope of AIS ranges from modelling and simulation of the immune system through to immune-inspired algorithms and in silico, in vitro and in vivo solutions.
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Artificial Immune Systems

6th International Conference, ICARIS 2007, Santos, Brazil, August 26-29, 2007, Proceedings

Author: Leandro N. de Castro,Fernando J. Von Zuben

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540739211

Category: Computers

Page: 438

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, ICARIS 2007, held in Santos, Brazil, in August 2007. The 36 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 58 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on search and optimization, classification and clustering, anomaly detection and negative selection, robotics, control and electronics, modeling papers, conceptual papers, as well as technical papers and general applications.
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