Handout
 
Lecture Powerpoint
 

 
Green, P.B. Inheritance of pattern: Analysis from phenotype to gene (1987) American Zoologist 27:657-673 (only Part I, the first 5 pp. of the article, are reproduced here)
 
Prusinkiewicz, P. & A. Lindenmayer, Algorithmic Beauty of Plants, Springer-Verlag (1996) (warning: 17 MB PDF of entire book)
 
Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz's "Algorithmic Botany" website (check in out!)
 
Steinberg, M. (2007) Differential adhesion in morphogenesis: a modern view. Curr Opin Genet Dev 17:281-286.
 
A tutorial on Lindenmayer's L-Systems: simple rules by which to build biological complexity
 
Mandoli, D. (2002) The Mermaid's Wineglass: Major Discoveries in a Beautiful Unicell, in: Plant Physiology 3e (Taiz, L & Zeiger, E.) (Acetabularia is a fascinating system).
Who was D'arcy Thompson?
 
Excerpts from D'arcy Thompson's On Growth and Form
 
More Excerpts from On Growth and Form
 
If D'arcy Thompson had a Mac...
 
Camazine, S. et al. (2001) Self-Organization in Biological Systems. Princeton University Press (more recent than Kauffman's classic, below, but less evolutionary)
 
Kauffman, S.A. (1993) Origins of Order: Self-Organization and Selection in Evolution. Oxford University Press (a classic)

Rule-Based Systems in Development