Mathematical Models for Society and Biology
- Edward Beltrami, State University of New York, Stony Brook, U.S.A.
- Published: June 2013
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-404624-5
Table of Contents
PREFACE1 Crabs and Criminals 2 It Isnât Fair 3. While the City Burns 4. Clean Streets 5. A Bayesian Take on Colorectal Screening, Baseball, Fund Managers, and a Murder 6. What Are the Odds of That? 7 Itâs Normal Not to Be Normal 8. Boom and Bust 9. Viral Outbreaks and Blood Clots 10. Red Tides and What Ever Happened to the Red Squirrel? 11. Spatial Patterns: The Catâs Tail and Spreading Slime 12. The Coil of Life Afterthoughts on Modeling Appendix A: The Normal Density Appendix B: Poisson Events Appendix C: Nonlinear Equations and OscillationsAppendix D: Conditional Expectation