Emergent Spatial Patterns in Vegetable Population Dynamics: Towards Pattern Detection and Interpretation

  • Stefania Bandini
  • Sara Manzoni
  • Stefano Redaelli
  • Leonardo Vanneschi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3993)


In this paper we present an ongoing research that aims at providing an interpretation and detection method for spatial patterns supporting ecosystem management in the study of forest systems according to a distributed modeling and simulation approach. To this aim an innovative analysis method inspired by the Chinese Go game is under design. The originality of the approach concerns the detection within system configurations of known patterns whose interpretations are well–known by expert Go players.


Cellular Automaton Cellular Automaton Independent Component Analysis Pattern Detection Forest System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefania Bandini
    • 1
  • Sara Manzoni
    • 1
  • Stefano Redaelli
    • 1
  • Leonardo Vanneschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Informatics, Systems, and CommunicationUniversity of Milan–BicoccaMilanItaly

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