Presents a broad view of the field of mathematical biology, and gives an excellent background from which to begin genuine interdisciplinary research in the biomedical sciences. Covers subjects such as population biology and epidemiology. Third edition divides into 2 volumes, the other being Introduction to Mathematical Biology.
Multi-Species Waves and Practical Applications.- Spatial Pattern Formation with Reaction Diffusion Systems.- Animal Coat Patterns and Other Practical Applications of Reaction Diffusion Mechanisms.- Pattern Formation on Growing Domains: Alligators and Snakes.- Bacterial Patterns and Chemotaxis.- Mechanical Theory for Generating Pattern and Form in Development.- Evolution, Morphogenetic Laws, Developmental Constraints and Teratologies.- A Mechanical Theory of Vascular Network Formation.- Epidermal Wound Healing.- Dermal Wound Healing.- Growth and Control of Brain Tumours.- Neural Models of Pattern Formation.- Geographic Spread and Control of Epidemics.- Wolf Territoriality, Wolf-Deer Interaction and Survival.
This book is a masterpiece...all subjects are covered in a lucid and fascinating manner. -BIOLOGY AND SOCIETY (ON THE 1E)"