Introduction to Modeling in Physiology and Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121602406, 9780080559988

Introduction to Modeling in Physiology and Medicine

1st Edition

Authors: Claudio Cobelli Ewart Carson
eBook ISBN: 9780080559988
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121602406
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th November 2007
Page Count: 328
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Table of Contents

Introduction; 2 Physiological Complexity and the Need for Models; 3 – Models and the Modeling Process; 4 – Modeling the Data; 5 – Modeling the System; 6 – Model Identification; 7 – Parametric Models – The Identifiability Problem; 8 – Parametric Models – The Estimation Problem; 9 – Non-parametric Models - Signal Estimation; 10 - Model Validation; 11 - Case Studies


Description

This unified modeling textbook for students of biomedical engineering provides a complete course text on the foundations, theory and practice of modeling and simulation in physiology and medicine. It is dedicated to the needs of biomedical engineering and clinical students, supported by applied BME applications and examples.

Key Features

  • Developed for biomedical engineering and related courses: speaks to BME students at a level and in a language appropriate to their needs, with an interdisciplinary clinical/engineering approach, quantitative basis, and many applied examples to enhance learning
  • Delivers a quantitative approach to modeling and also covers simulation: the perfect foundation text for studies across BME and medicine
  • Extensive case studies and engineering applications from BME, plus end-of-chapter exercises

Readership

Graduate and senior undergraduate students of biomedical engineering; plus applied mathematics and related clinical students of physiology and medicine


Details

No. of pages:
328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080559988
Hardcover ISBN:
9780121602406

About the Authors

Claudio Cobelli Author

Carson and Cobelli are leaders in the field of physiological modelling, with extensive research experience and publication track records. They also have extensive experience teaching this material to a range of levels for both technical and clinical audiences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Information Engineering, Universita di Padova, Italy

Ewart Carson Author

Carson and Cobelli are leaders in the field of physiological modelling, with extensive research experience and publication track records. They also have extensive experience teaching this material to a range of levels for both technical and clinical audiences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Health Informatics, City University, London, U.K.