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Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems, Volume II: Epidemiology, Evolution and Ecology, Immunology, Neural Systems and the Brain, and Innovative Mathematical Methods

Publisher: 
Birkhäuser
Number of Pages: 
386
Price: 
109.00
ISBN: 
9780817645557
Date Received: 
Friday, November 21, 2008
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No
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No
Reviewer Email Address: 
Andreas Deutsch, et al.
Series: 
Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology
Publication Date: 
2008
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Proceedings

Preface

Part I. Epidemiology

Could Low-Efficacy Malaria Vaccines Increase Secondary Infections in Endemic Areas? / Robert J. Smith?

Modeling of the Invasion of a Fungal Disease over a Vineyard / J.-B. Burie, A. Calonnec, M. Langlais

An Algorithm for Parameter Estimation in Nosocomial Infections / Nico Stollenwerk and Rafael Mikolajczyk

Part II. Evolution and Ecology

Evolutionarily Stable Investment in Anti-Predatory Defences and Aposematic Signalling / Mark Broom, Graeme D. Ruxton, Michael P. Speed

The Tangled Nature Model of Evolutionary Ecology: An Overview / Simon Laird, Daniel Lawson, Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen

Relative Advantage and Fundamental Theorems of Natural Selection / József Garay

Competitive Exclusion Between Year-Classes in a Semelparous Biennial Population / Ryusuke Kon

On the Impact of Winter Conditions on the Dynamics of an Isolated Population / Lev V. Nedorezov, E.V. Volkova, Alexandr M. Sadykov

Planning for Biodiversity Conservation Using Stochastic Programming / Trevon Fuller, David P. Morton, Sahotra Sarkar

A Diffusion-Reaction Model of a Mixed-Culture Biofilm Arising in Food Safety Studies / Hermann J. Eberl, Heidi Schraft

The Periodical Population Dynamics of Lottery Models Including the Effect of Undeveloped Seeds / Shigehide Iwata, Ryusuke Kon, Yasuhiro Takeuchi

Part III. Immunology

An Automata-Based Microscopic Model Inspired by Clonal Expansion / Francesco Zanlungo, Sandro Rambaldi, Giorgio Turchetti

Th1–Th2 Regulation and Allergy: Bifurcation Analysis of the Non-Autonomous System / Reinhard Vogel, Ulrich Behn

Architecture of Randomly Evolving Idiotypic Networks / Holger Schmidtchen, Ulrich Behn

Analysis of Infectious Mortality by Means of the Individualized Risk Model / Tatiana E. Sannikova

Part IV. Neural Systems and the Brain

Neuromorphological Phenotyping in Transgenic Mice: A Multiscale Fractal Analysis / Andreas Schierwagen, Luciano da Fontoura Costa, Alan Alpar, Ulrich Gärtner, Thomas Arendt

A Quantitative Model of ATP-Mediated Calcium Wave Propagation in Astrocyte Networks / William G. Gibson, Les Farnell, Max R. Bennett

Dynamics of Neural Fields with Distributed Transmission Speeds / Fatihcan M. Atay, Axel Hutt

Estimation of Differential Entropy for Positive Random Variables and Its Application in Computational Neuroscience / David Hampel

Dynamics of Integrate-and-Fire Models / Joanna Tyrcha

A Monte Carlo Method Used for the Identification of the Muscle Spindle / Vassiliki K. Kotti, Alexandros G. Rigas

Mechanisms of Coincidence Detection in the Auditory Brainstem: Examples / Petr Marsalek, Marek Drapal

Multi-Scale Analysis of Brain Surface Data / Thomas Hübsch, Marc Tittgemeyer

The Spike Generation Processes: A Case for Low Level Computation / Tjeerd olde Scheper

Part V. Innovative Mathematical Methods and Education

Offdiagonal Complexity: A Computationally Quick Network Complexity Measure—Application to Protein Networks and Cell Division / Jens Christian Claussen

An Analytically Solvable Asymptotic Model of Atrial Excitability / Radostin D. Simitev, Vadim N. Biktashev

A Bayesian Approach to the Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction / Nadia Lalam, Christine Jacob

A Model of Poplar (Populus sp.) Physiology and Morphology Based on Relational Growth Grammars / Gerhard Buck-Sorlin, Ole Kniemeyer, Winfried Kurth

Asymptotic Behavior of a Two-Dimensional Keller–Segel Model with and without Density Control / Vincent Calvez, Yasmin Dolak-Struß

Saturation Effects in Population Dynamics: Use Branching Processes or Dynamical Systems? / Christine Jacob

Modelling and Simulation by Stochastic Interacting Particle Systems / Tobias Klauß, Anja Voß-Böhme

Teaching Mathematical Biology in a Summer School for Undergraduates / Gerda de Vries, Thomas Hillen

Index

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