Positive Automata Networks

  • E. Goles
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 20)


Automata networks have been introduced as a modeling tool in several fields: neurophysiology, Fogelman(1985), Hopfield(1982), Mc Culloch(1943), selfreproducing cellular arrays, Von Neumann(1966), group dynamics, Goles(1985a) and, more recently, simulations on spin glass structures and other physical systems, Demongeot, Goles, Tchuente(1985), Fogelman(1983, 1985), Goles (1985a). In most of those applications, the study of the automata dynamics was made by computer simulations and the theoretical results were very few. This last aspect is due, principally, to the hard combinatorial analysis which is needed in order to handle the discrete nature of the problem: finite set of states, discrete cellular array, discrete time evolution, etc.


Lyapunov Function Cellular Automaton Positive Function Spin Glass Threshold Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Goles
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. MatematicasEsc. Ingenieria, U. de ChileSantiagoChile
  2. 2.TIM3, CNRSChile

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