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Pattern Formation in Biology, Vision and

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ISBN 10: 9810237928 / ISBN 13: 9789810237929
Published by World Scientific Publishing Company
Condition: Good Hardcover
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9810237928 Good in a Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Withdrawn library copy with the standard library markings; Moderate wear to the covers; Library stamps to the endpapers; Text pages are clean & unmarked; The binding is good with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Medium-Large Format (Quatro, 9.75" - 10.75" tall); 2002, World Scientific Publishing Company; 444 pages; "Pattern Formation in Biology, Vision and," by Alessandra Carbone & Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz. Bookseller Inventory # SKU-U13ZA00307236

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Title: Pattern Formation in Biology, Vision and

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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Half a billion years of evolution have turned the eye into an unbelievable pattern detector. Everything we perceive comes in delightful multicolored forms. Now, in the age of science, we want to comprehend what and why we see.Two dozen outstanding biologists, chemists, physicists, psychologists, computer scientists and mathematicians met at the Institut d'Hautes Etudes Scientifiques in Bures-sur-Yvette, France. They expounded their views on the physical, biological and physiological mechanisms creating the tapestry of patterns we see in molecules, plants, insects, seashells, and even the human brain. This volume comprises surveys of different aspects of pattern formation and recognition, and is aimed at the scientifically minded reader.

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Mathematicians should find this book a fascinating introduction as well as a useful source book. -- Journal la Gazette des Mathematiciens, 2002

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