APCol Systems with Agent Creation

  • Lucie CiencialováEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11399)


We introduce a specific type of rules for APCol systems (Automaton-like P colonies), variants of P colonies where the environment of the agents is given by a string and during functioning the agents change their own states and process the string similarly to automata. These rules enrich the actioning of APCol systems by agent creation. Finally, we show that even APCol systems with agent creation, systems without inner structure, can solve 3SAT in linear time.


P colony Membrane systems String processing SAT 



This work was supported by The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports from the National Programme of Sustainability (NPU II) project IT4Innovations excellence in science - LQ1602, by SGS/13/2016.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science and Research Institute of the IT4Innovations Centre of ExcellenceSilesian University in OpavaOpavaCzech Republic

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