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'Towards a Conceptual Framework for Innate Immunity'

By Jamie Twycross and Uwe Aickelin

Abstract

Innate immunity now occupies a central role in immunology. However, artificial immune system models have largely been inspired by adaptive not innate immunity. This paper reviews the biological principles and properties of innate immunity and, adopting a conceptual framework, asks how these can be incorporated into artificial models. The aim is to outline a meta-framework for models of innate immunity

Publisher: Springer - Verlag
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.nottingham.ac.uk:618
Provided by: Nottingham ePrints

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