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On growth and form : spatio-temporal pattern formation in biology

Author: M A J Chaplain; J C McLachlan; Gurdev Singh
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1999.
Series: Wiley series in mathematical and computational biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduced by D'Arcy Thompson in his classic work On Growth and Form, the area of spatio-temporal pattern formation is a research specialty within mathematical biology. It provides a mathematical  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
On growth and form.
New York : Wiley, ©1999
(OCoLC)607456732
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M A J Chaplain; J C McLachlan; Gurdev Singh
ISBN: 0471984515 9780471984511
OCLC Number: 42290683
Description: xxii, 413 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Problems of Development: The Microcosm and the Macrocosm. Development of the Vertebrate Limb: A Model for Growth and Patterning. Pattern Formation on Butterfly Wings. Pattern Formation in Cancer. Turing Structures of the Second Kind. Pattern Formation Mechanisms in Skin and Hair: Some Experimental Tests. Some Mathematical Models for Biological Pattern Formation. On Pattern and Growth. Diversity in Pattern and Form of Biological Systems and Evolution: A Theoretical Approach. Developmental Morphologies Not Directly Specified by the Genome of the Individual. The Role of Chemotactic Cell Movement in Dictyostelium Morphogenesis. Angiogenesis: Experimental Data Relevant to Theoretical Analysis. Modelling the Growth and Form of Capillary Networks. On the Mechanochemical Theory of Biological Pattern Formation with Applications to Wound Healing and Angiogenesis. Statistics and Dynamics of Cellular Shape Changes. Shape Asymmetry and Developmental Stability. Invariance and Morphometrics: A Critical Appraisal of Statistical Techniques for Landmark Data. Statistical Shape Analysis and its Applications. Sphenoethmoidal Growth, Malgrowth, and Midfacial Profile Ontogeny and Phylogeny: Some Morphometric Approaches to the Skeletal Growth and Evolution. D'Arcy Thompson and the Problem of Biological Form. Index.
Series Title: Wiley series in mathematical and computational biology.
Responsibility: edited by M.A.J. Chaplain, G.D. Singh, J.C. McLachlan.
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