Title

Metastability With Probabilistic Cellular Automata in an HIV Infection

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-1990

Department

Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

Assuming a small failure probability for the interleukin production, a discrete model of HIV infection leads to transitions between fixed points. Eventually all initial configurations for the cellular automata lead to the destruction of the immune system, i.e., to AIDS.

Publication Title

Journal of Statistical Physics

Volume

61

Issue

1-2

First Page

235

Last Page

240