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Science on Form - S. Ishizaka

Science on Form

By: S. Ishizaka (Editor), Y. Kato (Editor), R. Takaki (Editor), J. Toriwaki (Editor)


Published: 1987
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Proceedings of the First International Symposium held at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, November 26-30, 1985

Opening.- Interest in Form in Japan and the West.- Pattern Formation and Morphogenesis I.- Fractal Phenomena.- Patterns and Disorder in Fractal Growth Processes.- Directed Dendritic Fractals.- Experimental Investigations on the Fractality and Kinetics of Aggregation.- Diffusion-limited Aggregation with a Restriction of Growth Direction.- Dynamical Pattern-formation in Temperature Barkhausen Effect.- Application of Fractal Theory to Radiographic Screen-film Graininess.- Fractal Dimensions of Spatial Digital Noise by Scintillation Camera.- Pattern in Systems of Active Elements.- Growth Forms of Snow Crystals.- Dynamical Pattern Formation of an Evaporating Drop.- Dynamics of Random Interfaces with a Nonzero Initial Order Parameter.- Axonal Microtubules in Squid Giant Axons Observed under an Optical Microscope and Their Structural Relation to the Membrane Excitability.- A Stochastic Model of Branching of Plant Trees.- Lattice Models for Solidification and Aggregation.- Phase Transitions in 2-dimensional Stochastic Cellular Automata.- Cellular Automata and Chaos in N-equivalent Switching Elements.- Morphometry and Stereology I.- General Theory and Statistical Method.- On a Distance between Two Curves.- Determination of Sphere Sized Distribution from Chord Length Square (CLS) Distribution.- 3-D Stereological Probes Using 'Optical Sections' in Scanning Light Microscopy.- Spatial Tessellations and Their Stereology.- On the Stereology of the Radial Distribution Function of Hard-sphere Systems.- Probabilistic Characterization of the Inner Order of Random Structures.- Micromechanics of Inhomogeneous Materials.- Stereological Approaches to Cementitious Composites.- A Stereological Study on Crack Geometry of Discontinuous Rock Masses.- Compatibility Conditions for Granular Assembly.- Morphological Analysis of Materials.- Size, Shape and Texture Analysis.- A Quantitative Analysis Method for Orientation of Fibrous Pattern.- A Simplified Conversion Method of Contour Line Surface Model to Mesh Surface Model.- Pattern Recognition and Image Processing I.- Three-dimensional Shape Features and Image Understanding.- 3-D Seismic Velocity Structure beneath Southwest Japan Revealed by Geotomography.- Structural Features of Three-dimensional Images.- Form Recognition Using Moment Invariants for Three Dimensional Perspective Transformations.- A Vision System for Bin-picking Tasks Guided by an Interpretation Tree from a CAD Model.- A Correspondence between Line Drawings of Polyhedrons and Plane Skeletal Structures.- Image Generation and Graphics.- Recursive Interpolation.- 3-D Brain CT Image Display for Planning of Craniofacial Operation.- Rugged Texture Generation by Stochastic Models.- Stereographic Semitransparent Images Reconstructed by Computer Graphics from Serial Microscopic Sections.- Laser Fourier Morphometry on Cell Surface with Micro-spheres Bound by Means of Antigen-antibody Reaction to Specific Sites Assisted by Computer Graphics.- Pattern Formation and Morphogenesis II.- Mechanism of Form and Pattern Creation in Living Systems I.- Patterns are Universal Restrictions in Space-time, A Theory Exemplified by Sexual Neurogenesis.- Growth Descriptors for Brain Development.- Synthetico-analytic Approach to Mechanism of Shaping of the Brain through Simulation with 3D Computer Graphics.- Mechanisms of Form and Pattern Creation in Living Systems II.- Form Adaptation of Individual Biological Structures to Mechanical Stress.- A Checkerboard-like Cellular Pattern Due to Difference of Cell Adhesion.- Morphogenesis and Cell Specification at Embryonic Stage; Theoretical Analysis on Mosaic Eggs.- Tooth Pattern: Towards a Mathematical Principle to Determine the Patterns.- Shape and Force in Cell Division.- Pattern Recognition and Image Processing II.- Two-dimensional Shape Features and Textures.- Computational Geometry and Morphology.- Spectral Analysis of Form Based on Fourier Descriptors.- Recognition of Shape and Transformation: An Invariant-theoretical Foundation.- Extraction of Lines of Unspecified Texture from Unconstrained Line Drawings.- Adjacency Relations among Figures on a Digitized Image Plane with Applications to Texture Analysis.- Two-Dimensional Auto-regressive Model for Analysis and Synthesis of Gray-level Textures.- Pattern Formation and Morphogenesis III.- Structure of Random Cellular Networks.- New Models of Synergetics Topology and Their Reciprocal Space-filling Transformations.- Nonperiodic Tesselation with Eight-fold Rotational Symmetry.- Three-dimensional Penrose Transformation and the Ideal Quasicrystals.- Derivation of the Probability Density Function of Distance and Its Applications to Urban Facility Planning.- Morphometry and Stereology II.- The Form in Living Structures-Quantification and Functional Correlation.- Supracellular Structural Principle of Multicellular Organisms.- Stereology of Arbitrarily Shaped Particles: Unbiased Estimation of Number and Sizes.- Numerical Density Estimation of Mitochondria in Thick Slice by Transmission Electron Microscopy.- Size Distribution Pattern of Thyroid Follicles and Langerhans Islets Correlated with Their Hormone-secreting Activity.- Diagnostic Morphometry: Relevant Background to Decisionmaking in Diagnostic Histopathology.- The 3-D Microstructure of Cancer and Its Topological Properties.- Application of Symbolic Logic to the Morphometric Study of Coronary Diabetic Microangiopathy.- Color Image Analyzer and Its Application for Quantitative Morphology-Quantitative Fluorescence Image Analysis.- Pictorial Demonstration of Stereological Principles.- The Morphogenesis of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy of Heart as Correlated with the Muscle Fiber Orientation.- A Consideration of Geometrical Similarity in the Muscles of Animals of Different Body Dimensions in Relation to Physical Work Capacity.- Pattern Formation and Morphogenesis IV.- New Optimality Theory in Nature.- A Trip in Julia Space: Morphological Change of Complex Boundaries.- Shapes of Trees within a Controlled Sphere of Light.- Generalised Crystallography.- Quasicrystals.- High-resolution Electron Microscopy of Al-Mn-Si Quasicrystal.- Possible Sphere Packings of Quasicrystal.- Closing Address Ogawa, T..- Symposium Program.- List of Participants.- Author Index.- Keyword Index.

ISBN: 9789027723901
ISBN-10: 9027723907
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 655
Published: 1987
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.7
Weight (kg): 1.24