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CellSim® defines and controls all of the environmental parameters necessary for development, including placement of nutrients, defining space for cells to grow, sequencing of actions, and rules that govern the physics of the environment. , rules governing the calculation of molecular affinity and the placement and concentration of nutrients or other molecules) are configurable at run-time. If no value is specified for a parameter, default settings apply. After the parameters of the CellSim® environment are configured, development is initiated by placing a single cell into that environment.

Avis et al. / Grid Enabled Remote Visualization of Medical Datasets 27 Table 1. Benchmarking timings for 400x400 pixel image. 025s system is still limited by the available network bandwidth. We need to investigate more efficient encoding schemes for image streaming, as run-length encoding produces little benefit with highly varying images (such as the visible man skull dataset). Various issues were encountered when using the mobile edition of Java (J2ME, available on the Zaurus), so we were forced to use C++ to implement the PDA client.

Immersive Projection Technology/Eurographics Virtual EnvironmentsWorkshop (IPT/EGVE), Stuttgart, Germany, May 2001. [2] Zhuming Ai, Fred Dech, Jonathan Silverstein, and Mary Rasmussen. Tele-immersive medical educational environment. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 85:24–30, 2002. [3] J. Girado, D. Sandin, T. DeFanti, and L. Wolf. Real-time camera-based face detection using a modified lamstar neural network system. In Proceedings of IS&T/SPIE’s 15th Annual Symposium Electronic Imaging 2003, Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in Image Processing VIII, pages 20–24, San Jose, California, January 2003.

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