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Cellular Automata - like models in physics and biology

Ben-Jacob, E. and Shochet, O. and Tenenbaum, A, Cohen, I. and Czirók, A. and Vicsek, T. (1994) Generic modelling of cooperative growth patterns in bacterial colonies, Nature:368:46-49   MEDLINE

Glazier, J. A. and Graner, F. (1993) Simulation of the differential driven rearrangement of biological cells Phys. Rev. E 47:2128-2154 link

 Graner F, Glazier JA.   (1992)1:  Simulation of biological cell sorting using a two-dimensional extended Potts model.  Phys Rev Lett. 1992 Sep 28;69(13):2013-2016.  link

Kusch, I. and Markus, M. (1996) Mollusc Shell pigmentation: Cellular automaton simulations and evidence for undecidability. J. theor. biol. 178:333-340
(compare: Meinhardt, H. (1995) The algorithmic beauty of shells, Springer Verlag).

Mahama, P.A. and Linderman, J.L. (1994) A Monte Carlo study of the dynamics of G protein activation. Biophysical Journal 67:1345-1357  MEDLINE

Woolf PJ, Linderman JJ. Self organization of membrane proteins via dimerization. Biophys Chem. 2003 May 1;104(1):217-27. MEDLINE

Wootton JT. Local interactions predict large-scale pattern in empirically derived cellular automata. Nature. 2001 Oct 25;413(6858):841-4. MEDLINE

Wishart DS, Yang R, Arndt D, Tang P, Cruz J. Dynamic cellular automata: an alternative approach to cellular simulation. In Silico Biol. 2005;5(2):139-61. MEDLINE

1: Grimm V, Revilla E, Berger U, Jeltsch F, Mooij WM, Railsback SF, Thulke HH, Weiner J, Wiegand T, DeAngelis DL. Pattern-oriented modeling of agent-based complex systems: lessons from ecology. Science. 2005 Nov 11;310(5750):987-91. MEDLINE

Paulien Hogeweg 2003-03-16