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Syllogistic reasoning by strand algebra
by Mandrita Mondal; Kumar Sankar Ray
International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation (IJBIC), Vol. 10, No. 1, 2017


Abstract: In this paper, we introduce DNA strand algebra, which can be defined as a branch of process algebra, for modelling dynamic DNA devices called DNA tweezers whose operation is based on the mechanism of DNA strand displacement. The main components of DNA strand algebra are DNA strands, DNA gates, and their interactions. In this paper we demonstrate a DNA fuelled molecular machine for reasoning with dispositions which is basically a challenging problem to handle commonsense reasoning. Finally, we have designed a successful model based on the syntax and semantics of DNA strand algebra to perform syllogistic reasoning with DNA tweezers.

Online publication date: Tue, 18-Jul-2017


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