Mathematics for Biology & Medicine

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Mathematical Population Dynamics and Epidemiology in Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Domains

1st Edition

Harkaran Singh, Joydip Dhar
December 11, 2018

Mankind now faces even more challenging environment- and health-related problems than ever before. Readily available transportation systems facilitate the swift spread of diseases as large populations migrate from one part of the world to another. Studies on the spread of the communicable diseases...

Systems Immunology: An Introduction to Modeling Methods for Scientists

1st Edition

Jayajit Das, Ciriyam Jayaprakash
September 06, 2018

"Taken together, the body of information contained in this book provides readers with a bird’s-eye view of different aspects of exciting work at the convergence of disciplines that will ultimately lead to a future where we understand how immunity is regulated, and how we can harness this knowledge...

Computational Blood Cell Mechanics: Road Towards Models and Biomedical Applications

1st Edition

Ivan Cimrak, Iveta Jancigova
August 28, 2018

Simulating blood cells for biomedical applications is a challenging goal. Whether you want to investigate blood flow behavior on the cell scale, or use a blood cell model for fast computational prototyping in microfluidics, Computational Blood Cell Mechanics will help you get started, and show you...

Revival: Fractals in Soil Science (1998): Advances in Soil Science

1st Edition

Philippe Baveye, Jean-Yves Parlange, B.A. Stewart
October 27, 2017

The application of fractals and fractal geometry in soil science has become increasingly important over the last few years. This self-contained and timely book was designed to provide detailed and comprehensive information on the current status of the application of fractal geometry in soil science...

Fractals and Multifractals in Ecology and Aquatic Science

1st Edition

Laurent Seuront
September 12, 2017

Ecologists sometimes have a less-than-rigorous background in quantitative methods, yet research within this broad field is becoming increasingly mathematical. Written in a step-by-step fashion, Fractals and Multifractals in Ecology and Aquatic Science provides scientists with a basic understanding...

Mathematical Models of Plant-Herbivore Interactions

1st Edition

Zhilan Feng, Donald DeAngelis
August 16, 2017

Mathematical Models of Plant-Herbivore Interactions addresses mathematical models in the study of practical questions in ecology, particularly factors that affect herbivory, including plant defense, herbivore natural enemies, and adaptive herbivory, as well as the effects of these on plant...

An Introduction to Physical Oncology: How Mechanistic Mathematical Modeling Can Improve Cancer Therapy Outcomes

1st Edition

Vittorio Cristini, Eugene Koay, Zhihui Wang
July 06, 2017

Physical oncology has the potential to revolutionize cancer research and treatment. The fundamental rationale behind this approach is that physical processes, such as transport mechanisms for drug molecules within tissue and forces exchanged by cancer cells with tissue, may play an equally...

Applications of Lie Groups to Difference Equations

1st Edition

Vladimir Dorodnitsyn
June 16, 2017

Intended for researchers, numerical analysts, and graduate students in various fields of applied mathematics, physics, mechanics, and engineering sciences, Applications of Lie Groups to Difference Equations is the first book to provide a systematic construction of invariant difference schemes for...

Dynamics of the Chemostat: A Bifurcation Theory Approach

1st Edition

Abdelhamid Ajbar, Khalid Alhumaizi
June 07, 2017

A ubiquitous tool in mathematical biology and chemical engineering, the chemostat often produces instabilities that pose safety hazards and adversely affect the optimization of bioreactive systems. Singularity theory and bifurcation diagrams together offer a useful framework for addressing these...

Stochastic Communities: A Mathematical Theory of Biodiversity

1st Edition

A. K. Dewdney
May 05, 2017

Stochastic Communities presents a theory of biodiversity by analyzing the distribution of abundances among species in the context of a community. The basis of this theory is a distribution called the "J distribution." This distribution is a pure hyperbola and mathematically implied by the "...

Modeling and Control for Micro/Nano Devices and Systems

1st Edition

Ning Xi, Mingjun Zhang, Guangyong Li
March 29, 2017

Micro/nano-scale engineering—especially the design and implementation of ultra-fast and ultra-scale energy devices, sensors, and cellular and molecular systems—remains a daunting challenge. Modeling and control has played an essential role in many technological breakthroughs throughout the course...

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Data Analysis: Concepts and Applications, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Johan Gabrielsson, Daniel Weiner
January 26, 2017

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Data Analysis: Concepts and Applications teaches everyday biological data analysis to the undergraduate and graduate levels. Through numerous examples and over 100 tutorials, scientists learn how to use PK/PD seamlessly in a variety of practical areas, from...