A Reconfigurable Hardware Membrane System

  • Biljana Petreska
  • Christof Teuscher
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2933)


P systems are massively parallel systems and software simulations do no usually allow to exploit this parallelism. We present a parallel hardware implementation of a special class of membrane systems. The implementation is based on a universal membrane hardware component that allows to efficiently run membrane systems on specialized hardware such as FPGAs. The implementation is presented in detail as well as performance results and an example.


Membrane System Hardware Implementation Mathematical Linguistics Evolution Rule Logic Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Biljana Petreska
    • 1
  • Christof Teuscher
    • 1
  1. 1.Logic Systems LaboratorySwiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerland

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