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Mathematical Biology I An Introduction

By: JD Murray
551 pages, 164 figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Mathematical Biology I
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  • Mathematical Biology I ISBN: 9780387952239 Edition: 3 Hardback Dec 2002 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Introduces some of the exciting problems that arise in biology and gives some indication of the wide spectrum of questions that modeling can address. Covers certain items in depth, giving new applications such as modeling marital interactions and temperature dependence sex determination.


Continuous Population Models for Single Species.- Discrete Population Models for a Single Species.- Models for Interacting Populations.- Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination (TSD): Crocodilian Survivorship.- Modelling the Dynamics of Marital Interaction: Divorce Prediction and Marriage Repair.- Reaction Kinetics.- Biological Oscillators and Switches.- BZ Oscillating Reactions.- Perturbed and Coupled Oscillators and Black Holes.-Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. - Reaction Diffusion, Chemotaxis, and Nonlocal Mechanisms.- Oscillator Generated Wave Phenomena.- Biological Waves: Single Species Models.- Use and Abuse of Fractals.

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By: JD Murray
551 pages, 164 figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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...must be one of the best books ever written on applying mathematics to modelling biological phenomena. - ZENTRALBLATT MATH (ON THE 1/E)"
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