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Modeling Dynamic Biological Systems

  • Matthias Ruth
  • Bruce Hannon

Part of the Modeling Dynamic Systems book series (MDS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Matthias Ruth, Bruce Hannon
      Pages 3-27
    3. Matthias Ruth, Bruce Hannon
      Pages 28-38
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      Pages 39-43
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      Pages 44-53
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      Pages 54-57
  3. Physical and Biochemical Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
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      Pages 61-64
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      Pages 65-68
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      Pages 69-73
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      Pages 77-81
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      Pages 82-86
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      Pages 87-96
  4. Genetics Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Matthias Ruth, Bruce Hannon
      Pages 99-103
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      Pages 104-108
  5. Models of Organisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
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      Pages 111-113
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      Pages 131-143
  6. Single Population Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
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      Pages 154-158
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      Pages 198-202
  7. Multiple Population Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
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      Pages 205-211
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      Pages 272-287
  8. Catastrophe and Self-Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
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      Pages 303-311
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      Pages 357-369

About this book

Introduction

Models help us understand the dynamics of real-world processes by using the computer to mimic the actual forces that are known or assumed to result in a system's behavior. This book does not require a substantial background in mathematics or computer science.

Keywords

Colon Dynamics Fitness ecosystem environment genetics model modeling natural selection simulation trophic dynamics

Authors and affiliations

  • Matthias Ruth
    • 1
  • Bruce Hannon
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Energy and Environmental Studies and the Department of GeographyBoston UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of GeographyUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-0651-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-6856-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-0651-4
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