Stochastic Equations in Neurobiology and Population Biology
Rather than spending time to describe at length specific models of biophysical interest I thought it would be more profitable to discuss certain aspects of mathematical modeling whose interest surely extends far beyond the simple examples I shall bring up from the fields of neurobiology and population biology. I shall thus talk about stochastic equations and their use for model building. For the sake of brevity I shall limit myself to considering only first order equations. On the other hand, little of the present considerations can be extended to the multidimensional case.
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