How Nets of Evolutionary Processors (NEPs) Could be Simulated in a Distributed Way

  • Karina JiménezEmail author
  • Antonio Jiménez
  • Marina de la Cruz
  • Sandra Gómez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9094)


In this paper we describe a possible design to adapt to Neps of Evolutionary Processors (NEPs) a general methodogy for simulating natural computers in a distributed way. This methodology was early proposed by other researchers of our group and has proven to be viable and efficient for P-systems (another natural computer with a similar, and even more complex structure than NEPs). We highlight the strcuture, tasks and tools we plan to use in the future implementation of the system. Although several simulators for NEPs are available to the community via internet, almost none of them are designed to be scalable and able to tackle problems of big size.


Networks of evolutionary processors Natural computing Distributed simulation Simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karina Jiménez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Antonio Jiménez
    • 2
  • Marina de la Cruz
    • 1
  • Sandra Gómez
    • 3
  1. 1.Departament of Computer Systems EngineeringAutónoma of Madrid UniversityMadridSpain
  2. 2.FARA ASATrondheimNorway
  3. 3.Department of Computer Systems, University College of Computer ScienceTechnical University of MadridMadridSpain

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