On Growth, Form and Computers

On Growth, Form and Computers

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Conceived for both computer scientists and biologists alike, this collection of 22 essays highlights the important new role that computers play in developmental biology research. Essays show how through computer modeling, researchers gain further insight into developmental processes. Featured essays also cover their use in designing computer algorithms to tackle computer science problems in areas like neural network design, robot control, evolvable hardware, and more. Peter Bentley, noted for his prolific research on evolutionary computation, and Sanjeev Kumar head up a respected team to guide readers through these very complex and fascinating disciplines. * Covers both developmental biology and computational development -- the only book of its kind! * Provides introductory material and more detailed information on BOTH disciplines * Includes contribututions from Richard Dawkins, Lewis Wolpert, Ian Stewart, and many other experts(2000) found a direct positive feedback loop for engrailed to be indispensable for a correct segmentation of Drosophila, confirming the prediction of our ... 7.3.6. The. wavelength. problem: maintenance. of. a. graded. concentration. profile. during ... Alternatively, the appearance of secondary maxima can be suppressed. ... The tissue originally closer to the head has a head start and wins the competition.

Title:On Growth, Form and Computers
Author:Sanjeev Kumar, Peter J. Bentley
Publisher:Academic Press - 2003-10-03


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