Mathematical and Computational Methods in Physiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080273563, 9781483190228

Mathematical and Computational Methods in Physiology

1st Edition

Satellite Symposium of the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 1980

Editors: L. Fedina B. Kanyár B. Kocsis
eBook ISBN: 9781483190228
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 352
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Mathematical and Computational Methods in Physiology discusses the importance of quantitative description of physiological phenomena and for quantitative comparison of experimental data. An article explains the homeostasis of the body with a focus on the controlling aspects. This section evaluates the concepts of modern physiology and biocybernetics.
The canal-ocular reflex and the otolith-ocular reflex in man stimulates eye rotations compensatory for head angular and linear displacements. The book enumerates some modelling and simulation to observe the visual-vestibular interaction during angular and linear body acceleration. A section on the determination of cardiovascular control is given. The text reviews the mathematical models of the biological age of the rat. A numerical simulation of water transport in epithelial junctions is explained comprehensively. A chapter analyzing the computer simulation of drug-receptor interaction is presented.
The book will provide useful information to zoologists, doctors, ophthalmologists, students and researchers in the field of medicine.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Modeling and Simulation of Physiological Systems Homeostasis of the Body: Control Aspects Visual—Vestibular Interaction During Angular and Linear Body Acceleration: Modeling and Simulation A Volterra-Like Dissection of Dynamic Test Responses for the Identification of Cardiovascular Control Modeling of the CO2 Rebreathing Cardiac Output Measurement Problems of Applying Biomechanical Models in Determining Cardiovascular System's Reliability during a Cosmic Mission A Mathematical Model of Mechanical Properties of the Rat's Aorta Mathematical Models of the Biological Age of The Rat Numerical Simulation of Water Transport in Epithelial Junctions Analytic Properties And Identifiability Problems of Compartmental Models with Time-Lags The Modeling of Tagged Particles Migration in Physiological Systems Criteria for Computer Simulation of Drug—Receptor Interaction A New Stochastic Approach to Compartments with Combined Cross-Section and Time-Series Data Stationary Distributions in Stochastic Kinetics Oscillatory Phenomena at the Synapse Spatial Growth of Tumors. A Simulation Study Some Model Applications of the Fuzzy Sets Theory in Decision-Making Complex Method for the Determination of the Physiological Parameters of Bacterium Phage Systems Concluding Remarks on Modeling and Simulation of Physiological Systems Design of Experiments and Estimation of Parameters On Structural Equivalence of Compartmental Models Design of Tracer Kinetic Experiments for Precise Parameter Estimation D-Optimal Design in Case of Exponential and Sigmoid Response Functions Fourier Transform Method for Decomposition of Ca Flux Data on Skeletal Muscle Kinetic Models: Uncertain Identification But Some Robust Parameters A Second Order Method for the Parameter Estimation of Linear Compartmental Models Computational Aspects of Parame


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