Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Overall Objectives

Present objectives

The dynamics of complex physical or biophysical phenomena involving many agents, including proteins or cells - which can be seen as active agents - can be represented efficiently either by explicitly considering the behaviour of each particle individually (e.g. through branching trees and piecewise deterministic Markov processes, or stochastic differential equations) or by Partial Differential Equations (PDEs) which, under certain hypotheses, represent local averages over a sufficiently large number of agents.

Biology and medicine presently face the difficulty to make sense of the data newly available by means of recent signal acquisition methods. Modelling through agent-based or continuous models is a unique way to explain (model) the observations and then compute, control and predict. These are the goals of MAMBA.