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Cowe, Russell J., fl1969 (computer scientist, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Edinburgh)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

File titled 'Computer Graphics', relating to Waddington and Russell Cowe's work on computer simulation of snail shell patterns, 1968-1969

Identifier: Coll-41/10/12
Scope and Contents Contains draft typescripts titled 'Computer Simulation of a Not Too Obviously Simple Biological Pattern' [also called 'Computer Simulation of a Molluscan Pigmentation Pattern'] by Waddington and Cowe and a typescript entitled 'Simulation of the Growth of Shell Pigment' by Cowe. The material also contains various prints of the computerised patterns.
Dates: 1968-1969

File titled 'Shells', 1971-1973

Identifier: Coll-41/10/50
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence relating to Waddington's research into pigmentation on shells, particularly Oliva porphyria. Also contains some photographic and illustrative material depicting the shells and the computer-simulated patterns, and a photocopy of a typescript of the article by Waddington and Cowe which was published under the title 'Computer simulation of a molluscan pigmentation pattern', in the Journal of Theoretical Biology. 25, 2,...
Dates: 1971-1973