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Foundations of Modeling

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Abstract

This introductory chapter discusses some basic principles of biological modeling. Specifically, it presents some practical advice on how to approach modeling problems in biology. This chapter sets the scene for the rest of the book, and is particularly intended for the scientist who has little previous experience in modeling.

Keywords

Explanatory Model Modeling Project Modeling Skill Stochastic Behavior Modeling Enterprise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computing LaboratoryUniversity of KentCanterbury, KentUK

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