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Bones, feathers, teeth and coat markings: a unified model.

Abstract:

A first necessary criterion to be met by any model for pattern formation is that it must be able to reproduce the patterns it purports to model. The above examples show how simple ideas from self-organisation can produce spatial patterns of varying complexity that are consistent with those observed experimentally. Second, the model must be consistent with the results of experimental manipulation. Third, the model must make experimentally testable predictions. In this way, a mathematical model...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Mathematical Inst
Journal:
Science progress
Volume:
80 ( Pt 3)
Pages:
217-229
Publication date:
1997
ISSN:
0036-8504
URN:
uuid:4f2c45ab-6a01-4ad5-acd7-7240db80db95
Source identifiers:
24823
Local pid:
pubs:24823

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