Using the CoSMoS Process to Enhance an Executable Model of Auxin Transport Canalisation

Philip Garnett, Susan Stepney, Francesca Day, Ottoline Leyser

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We describe our use of the CoSMoS process to structure an incremental change of a biological simulation. The domain is auxin transport canalisation. An existing simulator is refactored to handle aspects of 2D and 3D space more efficiently, and enhanced to include more realistically-shaped plant cells. The CoSMoS process supports clear separation of concerns, allowing us to concentrate on the biological model and the implementation decisions separately. This gives a clear and well-justi fied simulator design that can be validated by biologists, yet still allows efficient implementation.
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Publication statusPublished - 2010

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