AGENT-BASED SIMULATION OF MOLECULAR PROCESSES - An Application to Actin-polymerisation

Stefan Pauleweit, J. Barbara Nebe, Olaf Wolkenhauer


Agent-based modelling is widely used in ecology, economics and the social sciences. For the life science it is an increasingly used technology. Here we use agent-based modelling to simulate the formation of actin filaments, which is a major part in the cytoskeleton of the cell and plays a role in a number of cell functions. We present in this paper three models with different levels of detail and show the potential of agent-based models in systems biology by comparing the simulations to already published results.


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Paper Citation

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Pauleweit S., Barbara Nebe J. and Wolkenhauer O. (2011). AGENT-BASED SIMULATION OF MOLECULAR PROCESSES - An Application to Actin-polymerisation . In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8425-78-2, pages 276-282. DOI: 10.5220/0003599702760282

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author={Stefan Pauleweit and J. Barbara Nebe and Olaf Wolkenhauer},
title={AGENT-BASED SIMULATION OF MOLECULAR PROCESSES - An Application to Actin-polymerisation},
booktitle={Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},

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JO - Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - AGENT-BASED SIMULATION OF MOLECULAR PROCESSES - An Application to Actin-polymerisation
SN - 978-989-8425-78-2
AU - Pauleweit S.
AU - Barbara Nebe J.
AU - Wolkenhauer O.
PY - 2011
SP - 276
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0003599702760282