Growth form and self-organisation

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Created: 2017-08-29 16:01
Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Editors' group: SMS Editors group for the Newton Institute
Description: This programme, planned on the 100th anniversary of On Growth and Form by D’Arcy Thompson, will endeavour to bring various contemporary strands of research related to shape selection, deformations, and self-organisation into focus. The aim is to stimulate new collaborations between mathematicians, biologists, physicists, and other scholars or creators whose work concerns or employs evolution of form, broadly understood. It will thus provide opportunities for cross-pollination of ideas within and across disciplines on various aspects of shape dynamics in diverse contexts and at diverse scales.

Topics include scaling laws in biology, morphogenesis and growth, collective behaviour, propulsion mechanisms, aggregation and self-organisation, folding, stretching, mixing, topological fluid dynamics, and artificial networks. New mathematical approaches, such as shape analysis and computational anatomy, will be emphasized and applied to growth and form of a variety of complex living and inanimate systems. Mathematical tools will also be brought to bear on a whole range of inter-disciplinary problems: from image analysis to medical diagnosis, study of paintings, and mechanical toys.

The four principal areas of the programme are:

Form and deformation in solid and fluid mechanics
Growth, form, and self-organisation in living systems
Shape analysis and computational anatomy
Form in art, toys, and games
 

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A story in shells


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Moulton, D
Thursday 21st September 2017 - 11:30 to 12:10

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 22 Sep 2017


An Introduction to the Mechanics of the Lasso


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Ribe, N
Thursday 30th November 2017 - 16:00 to 16:30

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Mon 4 Dec 2017


Art & Science, the big trail


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Chomaz, J
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 09:00 to 09:40

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Art, outreach, and pattern formation


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Morris, S
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 10:20 to 11:00

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artful foams: in memoriam Cyril Stanley Smith


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Weaire, D
Tuesday 28th November 2017 - 10:10 to 10:50

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Thu 30 Nov 2017


Artists' Session: Emma Rodgers


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Rodgers, E
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 14:00 to 14:15

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artists' Session: How science inspired my work


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Veiga, M
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 14:45 to 15:00

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artists' Session: Material and Metaphor


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Murray, M
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 15:15 to 15:30

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artists' Session: Perception of form. Lessons form art history


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Gumeniuk-Parker, U
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 15:00 to 15:15

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artists' Session: Serendipity & the wave


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Friedlander, P
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 15:30 to 15:45

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artists' Session: The Human Form - In Search of the Universal


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Jabbour, H
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 14:15 to 14:30

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Artists’ Session: In pursuit of tipping point


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Shaw, M
Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 13:30 to 13:45

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 1 Dec 2017


Bayesian analysis of object data using Top Space and Quotient Space models


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Dryden, I
Wednesday 15th November 2017 - 09:45 to 10:30

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Wed 15 Nov 2017


Biophysical force regulation in cell migration


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Wu, M (Cornell University)
Thursday 14th December 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 12 Jan 2018


Bridge Simulation and Metric Estimation on Lie Groups and Orbit Spaces


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Joshi, S
Tuesday 14th November 2017 - 09:00 to 09:45

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Wed 15 Nov 2017


Capturing gas in soft granular media


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Lee, S
Monday 18th September 2017 - 12:10 to 12:30

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Tue 19 Sep 2017


Coarse-graining of collective dynamics models


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Degond, P
Thursday 21st September 2017 - 10:20 to 11:00

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 22 Sep 2017


Computational Origami Design


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Tachi, T
Tuesday 28th November 2017 - 16:40 to 17:20

Collection: Growth form and self-organisation

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Thu 30 Nov 2017


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