An evolutionary system using development and artificial Genetic Regulatory Networks for electronic circuit design

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Biology presents incomparable, but desirable, characteristics compared to engineered systems. Inspired by biological development, we have devised a multi-layered design architecture that attempts to capture the favourable characteristics of biological mechanisms for application to design problems, We have identified and implemented essential features of Genetic Regulatory Networks (GRNs) and cell signalling which lead to self-organization and cell differentiation. We have applied this to electronic circuit design. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-192
Number of pages17
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009


  • Biological Evolution
  • Gene Regulatory Networks
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Protein Biosynthesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Systems Biology

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