Biologically Inspired Approaches to Network Systems

Invited Contribution
  • T. Suda
  • T. Nakano
  • M. Moore
  • K. Fujii
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)


This chapter describes two branches of biologically inspired approaches to networks: biologically inspired computer networks (i.e., the bio-networking architecture) and biologically inspired nanoscale biological networks (i.e., molecular communication). The first branch, biologically inspired computer networks, applies techniques and algorithms from biological systems to the design and development of computer networks. The second branch, biologically inspired nanoscale biological networks, applies techniques and algorithms from biological systems to the design and engineering of nanoscale biological networks.


Virtual Machine Intercellular Communication Molecular Motor Network Application Carrier Molecule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Suda
    • 1
  • T. Nakano
    • 1
  • M. Moore
    • 1
  • K. Fujii
    • 1
  1. 1.University of California IrvineIrvineUSA

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