Intravenous glucose tolerance test metabolic P system implemented using unified combinative technique


Metabolic P (MP) systems are a part of the infobiotics research field. The intravenous glucose tolerance test (IVGTT) MP system models glucose-insulin interactions. MP system implementation in software is well researched, although there is a lack of techniques for hardware implementation, specifically with field programmable gate arrays. In this article the existing techniques are examined first, including combinative, single digital signal processor element, and pipelined. Then the specifics of six different IVGTT MP systems are analyzed. Having in mind these specifics, a new unified combinative IVGTT MP system implementation in field programmable gate arrays is proposed. Carried out experimental investigation results confirm, that the proposed unified system in comparison with single IVGTT MP systems, uses 36% less digital signal processor and 49% less look-up table resources of the field programmable gate arrays.

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Intraveninio gliukozės tolerancijos testo metabolinės P sistemos įgyvendinimas apibendrintuoju kombinaciniu būdu


Metabolinė P (MP) sistema yra naujos infobiotikos mokslo srities dalis. Intraveninio gliukozės tolerancijos testo (IVGTT) MP sistema modeliuojama gliukozės ir insulino sąveika. MP sistemų įgyvendinimas programinėmis priemonėmis yra gerai ištirtas, tačiau trūksta MP sistemoms įgyvendinti aparatinėje įrangoje, konkrečiai – lauku programuojamose loginėse matricose (LPLM), skirtų metodų. Šiame straipsnyje iš pradžių aptariami taikytini žinomi įgyvendinimo būdai: kombinacinis, vieno skaitmeninio signalų apdorojimo elemento ir srautinis. Vėliau nagrinėjamos šešios skirtingos IVGTT MP sistemos ir nustatomi jų ypatumai. Atsižvelgiant į bendras IVGTT MP sistemų savybes, pasiūlomas naujas apibendrintas kombinacinis IVGTT MP sistemų įgyvendinimo būdas, kuris sujungia visas minėtas sistemas vienoje LPLM. Palyginus apibendrintą sistemą su atskiromis IVGTT MP sistemomis, nustatyta, kad apibendrinta sistema naudoja 36 % mažiau skaitmeninių signalų apdorojimo elementų ir 49 % mažiau peržvalgos lentelių visoms šešioms žinomoms IVGTT MP sistemoms apskaičiuoti.

Reikšminiai žodžiai: lauku programuojama loginė matrica, metabolinė P sistema, infobiotika, intraveninis gliukozės tolerancijos testas, lygiagretieji skaičiavimai, fiksuoto kablelio aritmetika.

Keyword : field programmable gate array, metabolic P system, infobiotics, intravenous glucose tolerance test, parallel computation, fixed point arithmetic

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Kulakovskis, D. (2019). Intravenous glucose tolerance test metabolic P system implemented using unified combinative technique. Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis / Science – Future of Lithuania, 11.
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