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BacSim specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_16290
Name BacSim
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Medium
Stability No
Source code URL
Maintained No



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PMCID: 5542553
PMID: 28771505
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181965

[…] free, continually evolving, and users are not “locked into” a particular strategy or company. there are several open source software packages that can simulate microbial communities such as bacsim [], idynomics [], and bsim []. the common feature of these models is that they have addressed biological processes in detail, but physical processes such as mechanical interactions […]

PMCID: 5264505
PMID: 27903820
DOI: 10.1042/EBC20160037

[…] agents can take an arbitrary shape or have the option to take one of multiple predefined shapes., ability to define solid structures within the environment that have arbitrary geometries., bacsim is no longer developed and has been superseded by idynomics., simulations are accelerated using the pyopencl library, which provides access to parallel computation on gpus., scala code […]

PMCID: 3654883
PMID: 23815296
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-14-S8-S8

[…] every heterogeneous entity can communicate with each other and then make group decisions by social intelligence., early in 1988, kreft and his colleagues proposed an individual-based model termed bacsim to simulate the evolution process of escherichia coli (e. coli) from an individual bacterium to a group. as he says, we can see a macroscopic world in the microscopic object []. an e-cell […]

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BacSim institution(s)
Theoretical Biology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
BacSim funding source(s)
This work was supported by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, grant Kr 1616/2-1) and by the NSF (grant no. BIR 9400642).

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