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Research Article

Functional Inference of Complex Anatomical Tendinous Networks at a Macroscopic Scale via Sparse Experimentation

  • Anupam Saxena,

    Affiliations: Faculty Building #369, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

    Current address: IGM, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.

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  • Hod Lipson,

    Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas mail

    valero@usc.edu

    Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering & Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biomedical Engineering & Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

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  • Published: November 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002751

About the Authors

Anupam Saxena
Faculty Building #369, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Anupam Saxena, Hod Lipson, Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Hod Lipson
Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas
Department of Biomedical Engineering & Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: valero@usc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HL FJVC. Performed the experiments: AS. Analyzed the data: FJVC HL AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FJVC HL. Wrote the paper: AS FJVC HL. Concept of functional inference: HL FJVC. Designed the software for inference: AS.