Membrane Computing and Economics: A General View

Gheorghe Păun


Three are the points we briefly discuss here: using membrane computing tools for efficient computing/optimization, the possibilities of using “general" membrane computing (P systems using multisets of symbol objects processed by biochemical-like evolution rules) as a framework for modeling economic processes, and the numerical P systems, a class of computing devices explicitly defined with a motivation related to economics. The discussion is rather informal, only pointing out research directions and providing bibliographical information.


membrane computing, P system, economics, numerical P system

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