185.A70 Membrane Computing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe the basic variants of membrane systems and to give suitable examples as well as to describe the main derivation modes for membrane systems.

Subject of course

Actual topics in Membrane Computing. Study of recent papers in the area of Membrane Computing. Discussion of these topics during the lecture. Search for literature. Presentation of selected papers.

Teaching methods

Discussion of state of the art papers.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Important notice: This lecture will be held for the last time in WS 2022!

Introductory lecture, schedules and further informations are announced via TISS!

Based on state-of-the-art research papers, especially on papers having appeared during the last three years, as well as on the Handbook of Membrane Computing (appeared 2010), as a special part of the exam the students will give a talk presenting specific results to the rest of the audience.

ECTS-Breakdown (sum=75h, corresponding to 3 ECTS):

12h: attending lectures
12h: reflecting lectures
12h: preparing solutions for exercises
6h:  presenting solutions for exercises
24h: preparation for presentations
9h:  presentations



Examination modalities

Homeworks. Presentation of a specific topic.

Course registration

Not necessary


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No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basics of Formal Language Theory.


if required in English