Visualization of a Virtual Caenorhabditis elegans in WebGL

Andoni Mujika, Gorka Epelde, Alessandro De Mauro, David Oyarzun

Abstract

This paper presents the work that has been done in Si Elegans project in order to visualize the locomotion and the behaviour of a virtual reproduction of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the most studied animal in neuroscience. The project aims to develop the first hardware-based computing framework that will accurately mimic this worm. It will enable complex and realistic behaviour to emerge through interaction with a rich and dynamic simulation of a natural or laboratory environment. In order to visualize the physical behaviours that emerge from the neuronal system that has been constructed in the project, a web environment has been designed where the user will be able to define an assay and to run it in a WebGL-based 3D virtual arena. For that a relation has been defined from the physics based simulation (run on the server side) and the simplified web rendering of it.

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Mujika A., Epelde G., De Mauro A. and Oyarzun D. (2014). Visualization of a Virtual Caenorhabditis elegans in WebGL . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NeBICA, (NEUROTECHNIX 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-056-7, pages 164-168. DOI: 10.5220/0005168301640168


in Bibtex Style

@conference{nebica14,
author={Andoni Mujika and Gorka Epelde and Alessandro De Mauro and David Oyarzun},
title={Visualization of a Virtual Caenorhabditis elegans in WebGL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NeBICA, (NEUROTECHNIX 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={164-168},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005168301640168},
isbn={978-989-758-056-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NeBICA, (NEUROTECHNIX 2014)
TI - Visualization of a Virtual Caenorhabditis elegans in WebGL
SN - 978-989-758-056-7
AU - Mujika A.
AU - Epelde G.
AU - De Mauro A.
AU - Oyarzun D.
PY - 2014
SP - 164
EP - 168
DO - 10.5220/0005168301640168