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Comparative and Functional Genomics
Volume 5 (2004), Issue 1, Pages 95-99
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cfg.363
Conference review

Rewriting Systems and the Modelling of Biological Systems

1LaMI u.m.r. 8042 du CNRS, Université d'Évry Val d'Essone — GENOPOLE, Tour Évry-2, 523 Place des Terrasses de l'Agora, Évry 91000, France
2Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZF, UK

Received 13 November 2003; Revised 18 November 2003; Accepted 25 November 2003

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Abstract

This paper gives a brief survey of the use of algebraic rewriting systems for modelling and simulating various biological processes, particularly at the cellular level.