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By Dejan Lj. Milutinovic, Pedro U. Lima

Cells and Robots is an end result of the multidisciplinary study extending over Biology, Robotics and Hybrid platforms idea. it truly is encouraged by means of modeling reactive habit of the immune method mobile inhabitants, the place each one mobile is taken into account as an autonomous agent.

In our modeling strategy, there isn't any distinction if the cells are obviously or artificially created brokers, comparable to robots. This looks much more obtrusive once we introduce a case examine bearing on a large-size robot inhabitants state of affairs. below this state of affairs, we additionally formulate the optimum keep watch over of maximizing the likelihood of robot presence in a given zone and speak about the appliance of the minimal precept for partial differential equations to this challenge. Simultaneous attention of cellphone and robot populations is of mutual gain for Biology and Robotics, in addition to for the final figuring out of multi-agent procedure dynamics.

The textual content of this monograph is predicated at the PhD thesis of the 1st writer. The paintings used to be a runner-up for the 5th variation of the Georges Giralt Award for the simplest ecu PhD thesis in Robotics, each year offered by way of the ecu Robotics examine community (EURON).

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T-cell population hybrid system model, where the Population Event Generator (PEG) is decomposed into several Micro-Agent Event Generators (MAEG). The serial connection of MAEG and Micro-Agents is named a ”Stochastic Micro-Agent” (SµA); ui - event sequence input to the ith T-cell, xi - the TCR expression level of the ith T-cell, i = 1, 2 . . N [54]. 20 3. 4. Each of the MAEGs produces an event sequence to the input of one Micro-Agent. We name the serial connection of MAEG and Micro-Agent a ”Stochastic Micro-Agent”.

It is important to note that a Micro-Agent is a deterministic system. This means, given an initial condition and an event sequence, that Micro-Agent output is completely defined. 5 Stochastic Micro-Agent In the previous section, the Micro-Agent model is defined. Here, a Stochastic Micro-Agent model will be introduced [53, 56]. First, the Micro-Agent Stochastic Execution is defined. Different assumptions about the MAEG generated sequence lead to different Micro-Agents Stochastic Executions. The concept of stochastic execution [35] is used in the definition of Stochastic Micro-Agents.

In the following analysis, we will estimate this parameter comparing ρ(x, t) and ρexp (x, tj ), where t and tj are measured under the same time frame. 35) where ρ(xi , t|k2 ) is the value of ρ(x, t) calculated for the parameter k2 at x = xi , and ρexp (xi , tj ) is the value of ρexp (x, tj ) at x = xi . This function is a sum of KLbased distances between the predicted PDF at time tj , for the given parameter k2 and the experimentally observed ρexp (xi , tj ). The minimum of the function J(k2 ) means that the predicted PDF evolution of ρ(x, t|k2 ) is the closest possible to the experimentally received PDFs ρexp at each sampling instant tj .

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