Excitable Media

07 Oct 2010 23:59

Mathematical aspects, especially topological arguments. Simulation by cellular automata. Physical and biological realizations (i.e., what makes actual excitable media excitable?). Adaptive roles, if any. Connection to circadian and other biological rhythms. Statistical inference.

See also: Interacting Particle Systems; Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics; Pattern Formation; Self-Organization; Slime Molds