Formation, Dynamics And Statistics Of Patterns (Volume 1)

Patterns are becoming the focal point of many areas of scientific endeavour in recent years owing to the progress of computer science, laboratory experiments and observations, and analytical tools. This book brings together articles by the leading experts in this field. The following topics are discussed in this volume: current status of pattern research with emphasis on real phenomena and new theoretical concepts; interdisciplinary subjects involving Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Fluid Mechanics, Nonequilibrium and Nonlinear Phenomena.