Bioinspired decision architectures containing host and microbiome processing units.

@article{Heyde2016BioinspiredDA,
  title={Bioinspired decision architectures containing host and microbiome processing units.},
  author={K. Heyde and P. W. Gallagher and W. Ruder},
  journal={Bioinspiration & biomimetics},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          056017
        }
}
  • K. Heyde, P. W. Gallagher, W. Ruder
  • Published 2016
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Bioinspiration & biomimetics
  • Biomimetic robots have been used to explore and explain natural phenomena ranging from the coordination of ants to the locomotion of lizards. Here, we developed a series of decision architectures inspired by the information exchange between a host organism and its microbiome. We first modeled the biochemical exchanges of a population of synthetically engineered E. coli. We then built a physical, differential drive robot that contained an integrated, onboard computer vision system. A relay was… CONTINUE READING
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