Hybrid Networks of Evolutionary Processors

  • Carlos Martín-Vide
  • Victor Mitrana
  • Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez
  • Fernando Sancho-Caparrini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2723)


A hybrid network of evolutionary processors consists of several processors which are placed in nodes of a virtual graph and can perform one simple operation only on the words existing in that node in accordance with some strategies. Then the words which can pass the output filter of each node navigate simultaneously through the network and enter those nodes whose input filter was passed. We prove that these networks with filters defined by simple random-context conditions, used as language generating devices, are able to generate all linear languages in a very efficient way, as well as non-context-free languages. Then, when using them as computing devices, we present two linear solutions of the Common Algorithmic Problem.


Output Node Regular Language Mathematical Linguistics Hybrid Network Underlying Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Martín-Vide
    • 1
  • Victor Mitrana
    • 2
  • Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez
    • 3
  • Fernando Sancho-Caparrini
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Group in Mathematical LinguisticsRovira i Virgili UniversityTarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of SevilleSpain

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