Morphogenesis: Origins of Patterns and Shapes (Springer Complexity)

Morphogenesis: Origins of Patterns and Shapes (Springer Complexity)


What are the family members among the form of a approach of towns and that of fish university? Which occasions may still occur in a phone so that it participates to at least one of the finger of our fingers? the right way to interpret the form of a sand dune? This collective publication written for the non-specialist addresses those questions and extra in most cases, the basic factor of the emergence of types and styles in actual and residing structures. it's a unmarried booklet accumulating the several facets of morphogenesis and techniques constructed in several disciplines on form and development formation. hoping on the seminal works of D’Arcy Thompson, Alan Turing and René Thom, it confronts significant examples like plant progress and form, intra-cellular association, evolution of residing types or motifs generated by way of crystals. A publication necessary to comprehend common ideas at paintings within the shapes and styles surrounding us but in addition to prevent spurious analogies.

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