Idiotypic Networks as a Metaphor for Data Analysis Algorithms

  • Sławomir T. Wierzchoń


This paper was intended as a tutorial presentation of different models used to reproduce and analyze main immune functions. An express tour over vast literature devoted to the subject is offered. The choice of corresponding bibliographic positions was motivated by their relevance in current researches, computational simplicity, and richness of behavior of the model suggested by given source of information. Particularly, some remarks on discrete models are given, and general hints concerning designing of artificial immune systems are given.


Immune System Artificial Immune Systems Exploratory Data Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sławomir T. Wierzchoń
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceBialystok Technical UniversityBiałystokPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Computer Science of Polish Academy of SciencesWarszawaPoland

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