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Title Design principles for the immune system and other distributed autonomous systems / editors, Lee A. Segel, Irun R. Cohen.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Series Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity. Proceedings
Proceedings volume in the Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity.
Subject Immune system -- Congresses.
System theory -- Congresses.
Biological systems -- Congresses.
Immune System.
Artificial Intelligence.
Models, Immunological.
Systems Theory.
Alt Name Segel, Lee A.
Cohen, Irun R.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 408 pages) : illustrations.
Note Based on a proceedings.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; PART I: AN OVERVIEW OF IMMUNOLOGY; PART II: CASE STUDIES IN IMMUNE COMPLEXITY: EXPERIMENTS; PART III: DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR THE IMMUNE SYSTEM; PART IV: BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMS; PART V: SOCIAL INSECTS; PART VI: APPLICATIONS TO COMPUTER SCIENCE; Index.
Summary Preface. Part I: An Overview of Immunology. Introduction to the Immune System. Part II: Case Studies in Immune Complexity: Experiments. Cytokines: A Common Signaling System for Cell Growth, Inflammation, Immunity, and Differentiation. Th1/Th2 Effector Choice in the Immune System: A Developmental Program Influenced by Cytokine Signals. Oral Tolerance. Part III: Design Principles for the Immune System. An Introduction to Immuno-Ecology and Immuno-Informatics. The Creation of Immune Specificity. Diversity in the Immune System. T Cells Obey the Tenets of Signal Detection Theory. Diffuse Feedback f.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780198031345 (electronic bk.)
0198031343 (electronic bk.)
1280834498
9781280834493
9780195137002
0195137000
9780195136999
0195136993
0195137000
OCLC # 320902890
Additional Format Print version: Design principles for the immune system and other distributed autonomous systems. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001 0195136993 9780195136999 (DLC) 00045657 (OCoLC)44952043