Help: Botany & Geometry
starnaum at ERE.UMontreal.CA
Tue Jun 27 08:08:36 EST 1995
In article <3sav36$l3s at uuneo.neosoft.com> mckee at starbase.neosoft.com (George McKee) writes:
>: >>Can anyone direct me to literature dealing with the analysis of botanical
>: >>phenomena (e.g., growth, shape, motion and movement, etc.) based on the
>: >>geometry involved?
>Don't forget Prusinkiewicz & Lindenmayer's "The Algorithmic Beauty
>of Plants" (Springer-Verlag, 1990) for some startlingly realistic
>computer graphics grounded in Lindenmayer's L-systems: a rule-based
>mathematics of cellular development and differentiation.
>--nhd Another interesting reference:
Barabe D and Brunet R. 1993. Morphogenese et dynamique. Orbis Publishing, Frelighsburg, Qc. 152 p. ISBN 2-9800545-6-9
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>Evolution: Selective replication from a population with heritable variation.
>Evolution of Complexity: Like with size, there's always room at the top,
> if the infrastructure can handle the load.
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