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JSW 2010 Vol.5(1): 107-114 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.5.1.107-114

Construction and Visualization of Wheat Roots Model Based on Artificial Life

Yao Fang1, 2, Wang Wenyong1, 2, Zhong Shaochun1, 2, Tian Ye3, Chang Yang4, Gong Runtao5

1Ideal Research Institute of Information Technology, Northeast Normal University, China
2Engineering & Research Center of E-learning of China Educational Department, Jilin Teacher’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, Changchun, China
3China Construction Bank Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch, Shenzhen, China
4No.2489, Dongfeng Rode, Changchun City, Jilin Province, China
5The Branch of Tonghua Normal University, Tonghua, China

Abstract—In the paper, two important virtual plant modeling methods, dual-scale automata and L-system, are introduced firstly. According to structure characteristics of wheat root, the morphological structure model of wheat root is then constructed using combination of dual-scale automaton and L system. In view of the environment factors that affect growth of wheat roots, we construct the growth restricted model of wheat roots, and combine it with morphological structure model. The dynamic growth simulation of wheat root is obtained.

Index Terms—artificial life, wheat roots, dual-scale automaton, L system, growth restricted model.


Cite: Yao Fang, Wang Wenyong, Zhong Shaochun, Tian Ye, Chang Yang, Gong Runtao, "Construction and Visualization of Wheat Roots Model Based on Artificial Life," Journal of Software vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 107-114, 2010.

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