Book 2011

Morphogenesis

Origins of Patterns and Shapes

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ISBN: 978-3-642-13173-8 (Print) 978-3-642-13174-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 15-39

    Ferrofluids: A Model System of Self-Organised Equilibrium

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    Chapter

    Pages 41-48

    Hierarchical Fracture Networks

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    Chapter

    Pages 49-86

    Liquid Crystals and Morphogenesis

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    Chapter

    Pages 87-105

    Biological Self-Organisation by Way of the Dynamics of Reactive Processes

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    Chapter

    Pages 107-118

    Dunes, the Collective Behaviour of Wind and Sand, or: Are Dunes Living Beings?

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    Pages 119-141

    Morphodynamics of Secretory Endomembranes

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    Chapter

    Pages 143-166

    From Epigenomic to Morphogenetic Emergence

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    Chapter

    Pages 167-188

    Animal Morphogenesis

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    Chapter

    Pages 189-198

    Phyllotaxis, or How Plants Do Maths When they Grow

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    Chapter

    Pages 199-209

    The Logic of Forms in the Light of Developmental Biology and Palaeontology

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    Chapter

    Pages 211-223

    Forms Emerging from Collective Motion

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    Chapter

    Pages 225-249

    Systems of Cities and Levels of Organisation

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    Chapter

    Pages 251-272

    Levels of Organisation and Morphogenesis from the Perspective of D’Arcy Thompson

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    Chapter

    Pages 273-281

    The Morphogenetic Models of René Thom

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    Chapter

    Pages 283-293

    Morphogenesis, Structural Stability and Epigenetic Landscape

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    Chapter

    Pages 295-314

    Morphological and Mutational Analysis: Tools for the Study of Morphogenesis

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    Chapter

    Pages 315-339

    Computer Morphogenesis

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 341-346