Generic Phase Curl Localisation for an Individual Identification of Turing-patterned Animals

@inproceedings{Burghardt2010GenericPC,
  title={Generic Phase Curl Localisation for an Individual Identification of Turing-patterned Animals},
  author={T. Burghardt and Neill Campbell},
  year={2010}
}
A variety of animal species carry permanent markings on their coats, be that for the purpose of survival-boosting camouflage [ 4, 14] or signalling [5, 8]. In many cases, these prominently visible surface patterns are composed of spots and stripes, which are suspected to originate from reactiondiffusion (RD) systems first described by Turing [15]. As a consequence of this deterministic, yet chaotic formation process, resulting markings often differ significantly from individual to individual… CONTINUE READING
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