Incremental Building in Peptide Computing to Solve Hamiltonian Path Problem

  • Muthiah Sakthi Balan
  • Parameswaran Seshan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6031)


To solve intractable problems using biomolecules the model requires exponential number of the same. As a proof of concept this model is acceptable, but when it comes to realization of the model the number of biomolecules needed should be drastically reduced by some techniques. In this work we address this issue for peptide computing – we propose a method called incremental building to reduce the number of peptides needed to work with for solving large combinatorial problems. We explain this model for solving the Hamiltonian path problem, analyze the space and time complexity for the same, and also discuss this method from the perspective of molecular computing as a whole and study its implications.


Peptide Sequence Hamiltonian Path Exponential Number Intractable Problem Incremental Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muthiah Sakthi Balan
    • 1
  • Parameswaran Seshan
    • 1
  1. 1.E-Comm Research LabInfosys Technologies LimitedBangaloreIndia

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