Simulating the growth of cellular forms

@article{Hogeweg1978SimulatingTG,
  title={Simulating the growth of cellular forms},
  author={Pauline Hogeweg},
  journal={Simulation},
  year={1978},
  volume={31},
  pages={90 - 96}
}
  • P. Hogeweg
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Physics
  • Simulation
The computer simulation enterprise has undergone successive waves of transformation (one might even say revolution) in its short existence. From the analog modelling of aircraft control systems and the Monte Carlo simulation of neutron beam trajectories to the comprehensive ambitions of &dquo;world simulationists&dquo; stretches a tremendous span of quantitative and qualitative technological developments. Indeed, rapid expansion of the domain of application of simulation has been accompanied by… 

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