Books  Data Analysis & Modelling  Modelling 

Mathematical Models in Biology: Deterministic and Stochastic Approaches

  • The mathematical foundations are included
  • This manuscript is intended to give a survey of the standard models
  • This book includes current topics that are less present in the classical textbooks

Series: Lecture Notes on Mathematical Modelling in the Life Sciences

By: Johannes Müller(Author), Christina Kuttler(Author)


Hardback | Feb 2014 | #209672 | ISBN-13: 9783642272509
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £40.99 $53/€46 approx

About this book

Mathematical Models in Biology is developed from classes in mathematical biology taught by the authors over several years at the Technische Universitat Munchen. The main themes are modeling principles, mathematical principles for the analysis of these models, and model-based analysis of data. The key topics of modern biomathematics are covered: ecology, epidemiology, biochemistry, regulatory networks, neuronal networks, and population genetics. A variety of mathematical methods are introduced, ranging from ordinary and partial differential equations to stochastic graph theory and branching processes. A special emphasis is placed on the interplay between stochastic and deterministic models.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!


Johannes Müller's research interest lies in the interface of mathematics and life sciences. In particular his research is concerned with the theory and biological applications of dynamical systems and branching processes.He studied in Karlsruhe and Tubingen, where he completed his habilitation in 2001. After stays in Utrecht and Cologne, he became head of a research group at the Institute for Biomathematics and Biometry at the Helmholtz Center, Munich. He has been appointed as a professor at the Technische Universitat Munchen (2004), where he is responsible for the masters program "Mathematics in Biosciences".

Christina Kuttler is a professor at the Technical University Munich, her work focusing on "Mathematics in Life Sciences". She previously worked at the University of Tubingen and at the Helmholtz Center Munich, Institute for Biomathematics and Biometry, as part of the interdisciplinary project on molecular interactions in the rhizosphere. Her main expertise is in the field of biomathematics, particularly the mathematical modelling of biological processes using ordinary and partial differential equations. A main project deals with the modelling of bacterial communications, in which intracellular regulation mechanisms and diffusion processes are considered. Her primary goal is a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms and provide a quantitative description.

Bestsellers in this subject

Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

NHBS Price: £34.99 $46/€39 approx

Animal Movement

NHBS Price: £57.99 $76/€65 approx

Mathematical Models of Biological Systems

NHBS Price: £32.50 $42/€36 approx

Modelling for Field Biologists

NHBS Price: £40.99 $53/€46 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194