Ten Challenges

Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 45)


The theory of growth presented so far is still in infancy. A number of key challenges need to be addressed thoroughly before it stands as a complete mechanical theory that can be readily accepted and used universally. Below, I outline briefly some of these challenges in the hope that they will motivate further studies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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