Modeling inert pulmonary gas exchange using cellular automata

Jerome H. Abrams, David P. Slovut, Joalin P.K. Lim, Guillermo Bugedo

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Intrapulmonary gas exchange is modeled with cellular automata. The use of cellular automata generates a new distribution function that can be used to estimate the partial pressure of oxygen in the blood of patients with asthma. It may be used also to aid in the classification of patients with respiratory failure and to define a criterion for optimization of ventilator support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-45
Number of pages10
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • General


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