It is well known that biological systems utilize communication in some form; one prolific example of this is the propagation of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) in the human body. By modeling HIV infection as a communication system, we hope to gain a unique insight into HIV and biological communication systems in general. Such a model would provide researchers a platform for experimenting and simulating various biological communication systems. We have previously developed a layered communication protocol for interpreting biological communication systems using telecommunications paradigms and will apply said model to HIV proliferation. We will also demonstrate the effectiveness of the model by implementing a communication-based simulation of HIV infection based on direct interpretation of this layered protocol.
- Biological communication
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Networks and Communications
- Applied Mathematics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering