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



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 Parameter Estimation in Case of Differential Equation Systems

Parameter Estimation of the Radiocardiogram Using Compartmental Models with Pipes

A Formal Dynamic Model of The Development of Purkinje Dendritic Spines

Parameter Estimation in the Conscious Dog's Cardiovascular System

Concluding Remarks on Design of Experiments and Estimation of Parameters

Computers in Physiological Laboratory; Analysis of Analog Biosignals

Analog Computer Model for Studying Coronary Circulation

Measurement of Left Ventricular Pressure-Volume-Loops by Means of a Mobile Gamma Camera Computer System

Automatized Data Acquisition and Processing by a Microcomputerin a Neuroendocrinology Laboratory

Microcomputer-Aided Point-Process Analysis of Epileptic Unit Activity

Testing The Stability of Biological Oscillations

Missing Data Problems in Estimating The Parameters of Biological Oscillations

A Principal Component Model of the Time Series of the Broad-Band EEG Frequency Spectra and of the EEG Spectral Power Densities

Spectral Analysis of Nonstationary EEG

Comparison of Vegetative Reactions Using Frequency Domain Data Reduction

Computer Analysis of Gastric Movements Recorded By Strain Gage Technique in Restrained Rats

Concluding Remarks on Analysis of Analog Biosignals



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L. Fedina

B. Kanyár

B. Kocsis

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