Noise-Induced Abnormal Growth

  • L. Lam
  • M. C. Veinott
  • D. A. Ratoff
  • R. D. Pochy
Part of the Institute for Nonlinear Science book series (INLS)


Noise is shown to play an active role in inducing abnormal growth patterns. Specifically, through the use of the active walker model, two types of abnormal growth—transformational and irreproducible—are shown to arise spontaneously due to noise under appropriate conditions and hence could be intrinsic in nature. Our results are discussed in relation to electrodeposit experiments. The possibility that some cancer growth may be intrinsic is speculated.


Incline Plane Abnormal Growth Random Force Chaos Soliton Fractal Active Walker 
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  • L. Lam
  • M. C. Veinott
  • D. A. Ratoff
  • R. D. Pochy

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