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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. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86713361
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.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
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