Description

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Key Features

* A 'down-to-earth' introduction to the growing field of modern mathematical biology * Also includes appendices which provide background material that goes beyond advanced calculus and linear algebra

Readership

Graduate students in mathematics, biomathematics, theoretical biology and agricultural engineering. Researcheres in environmental science, medicine, biology, genetics, and embryology

Table of Contents

Preface Discrete Population Models Population Dynamics in Continuous Time Epidemics Evolution and Population Genetics Morphogenesis and Pattern Formation Appendix 1 Discrete Mathematics Appendix 2 Ordinary Differential Equations Appendix 3 Partial Differential Equations Appendix 4 Riemannian Geometry References Index

Details

No. of pages:
187
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780122491030
Electronic ISBN:
9780080530604

About the author

Miklós Farkas

Miklos Farkas received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest. He has been a professor of mathematics for over 30 years and has published a number of books and nearly 80 research papers. His research interest include stability theory nolinear oscillations, bifurcations, and population dynamics. He received the Bolyai Award of the Hungarian Academy of Science in 1999.

Affiliations and Expertise

Budapest University of Technology,Hungary