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Title: 
Local Growth in an Array of Disks
Author(s): 
Wolfram, Stephen
Language: 
eng
Description: 
  • Start with a closely packed array of identical disks. Then make each disk grow at a certain rate, attempting to maintain the packing. If the growth rate varies with the position of the disk, a packing can sometimes be maintained, and sometimes not. This setup provides a good model for processes in biology and elsewhere in which there is local isotropic growth at different rates in different positions. Failure to maintain the packing shown here would indicate that the real system-say a growing plant leaf-would somehow buckle into 3D
  • Componente Curricular::Educação Superior::Ciências Exatas e da Terra::Matemática
Issue Date: 
  • 15-Sep-2008
  • 15-Sep-2008
  • 2008
  • 15-Sep-2008
  • 13-Sep-2008
Publisher: 
Wolfram
Keywords: 
  • Approximation Methods
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Exatas e da Terra::Matemática::Análise Complexa
Credits: 
This demonstration needs the "MathematicaPlayer.exe" to run. Found in http://objetoseducacionais2.mec.gov.br/handle/mec/4737
Source: 
http://objetoseducacionais2.mec.gov.br/handle/mec/5333
URI: 
http://acervodigital.unesp.br/handle/unesp/360866
Rights: 
Demonstration freeware using Mathematica Player
Type: 
outro
Appears in Collections:MEC - Objetos Educacionais (BIOE) - OE

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