Tissue P Systems with Cell Division
Keywords:Tissue-like P systems, cell division rule, SAT problem, NP-complete problem
AbstractIn tissue P systems several cells (elementary membranes) communicate through symport/antiport rules, thus carrying out a computation. We add to such systems the basic feature of (cell—like) P systems with active membranes — the possibility to divide cells. As expected (as it is the case for P systems with active membranes), in this way we get the possibility to solve computationally hard problems in polynomial time; we illustrate this possibility with SAT problem.
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