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Modeling and Visualizing Alternaria       (Demo)

In this project we are constructing stochastic L-systems for microscopic fungus in the genus Alternaria. There are two main reasons for doing so. The first is to provide for visualization and understanding of the structure of the various species of Alternaria, and how it corresponds to function. The second goal is to provide models that can be fit to data in high throughput experiments, leading to automated quantification of structure and species identification. More information on the companion inference project is available here.

More information, and an on-line interface for building your own Alternaria, is available here.

This work in collaboration with Bary Pryor with the heavy lifting being preformed by Kate Spriggs. and Joseph Schlecht