Pattern Formation In The Physical And Biological Sciences

Pattern Formation In The Physical And Biological Sciences

by H. Frederick Nijhout, Lynn Nadel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201156911

ISBN-13: 9780201156911

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Westview Press


This volume contains the best lectures from the Summer School Lectures volumes dealing with the theme of pattern formation. Topics include self-organization by simulated evolution, nonlinear dynamics of pattern formation in physics and biology, and the emergence of computational ecologies.  See more details below

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This volume contains the best lectures from the Summer School Lectures volumes dealing with the theme of pattern formation. Topics include self-organization by simulated evolution, nonlinear dynamics of pattern formation in physics and biology, and the emergence of computational ecologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201156911
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
Santa Fe Institute Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
1.02(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pattern and Process1
Self-Organization by Simulated Evolution13
Limiting Assumptions in Models of Somatotopic Map Organization23
Functional Self-Organization in Complex Systems43
Nonlinear Dynamics of Pattern Formation in Physics and Biology65
Synchronous Oscillations in Neuronal Systems: Mechanisms and Functions93
The Emergence of Computational Ecologies135
Preimages and Forecasting for Cellular Automata157
Probablistic Cellular Automata: Some Statistical Mechanical Considerations175
Nonlocal Cellular Automata189
The Dynamics and Analysis of Patterns201
Pattern Formation in Biological Systems269
Impulse Activity and the Patterning of Connections During CNS Development299
Pattern Formation in Chemical Systems: Roles of Open Reactors323
The Future of Time Series: Learning and Understanding349
Index431

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