ISBN 9781118032121,Explorations Of Mathematical Models In Biology With Matlab

Explorations Of Mathematical Models In Biology With Matlab

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Mazen Shahin

Publisher:

John Wiley & Sons

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ISBN 9781118032121
Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781118032121

ISBN-10 1118032128
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 304 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Biology, life sciences

Explore and analyze the solutions of mathematical models from diverse disciplines As biology increasingly depends on data, algorithms, and models, it has become necessary to use a computing language, such as the userfriendly MATLAB, to focus more on building and analyzing models as opposed to configuring tedious calculations. Explorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with MATLAB provides an introduction to model creation using MATLAB, followed by the translation, analysis, interpretation, and observation of the models. With an integrated and interdisciplinary approach that embeds mathematical modeling into biological applications, the book illustrates numerous applications of mathematical techniques within biology, ecology, and environmental sciences. Featuring a quantitative, computational, and mathematical approach, the book includes: Examples of realworld applications, such as population dynamics, genetics, drug administration, interacting species, and the spread of contagious diseases, to showcase the relevancy and wide applicability of abstract mathematical techniques Discussion of various mathematical concepts, such as Markov chains, matrix algebra, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, firstorder linear difference equations, and nonlinear firstorder difference equations Coverage of difference equations to model a wide range of reallife discrete time situations in diverse areas as well as discussions on matrices to model linear problems Solutions to selected exercises and additional MATLAB codes Explorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with MATLAB is an ideal textbook for upperundergraduate courses in mathematical models in biology, theoretical ecology, bioeconomics, forensic science, applied mathematics, and environmental science. The book is also an excellent reference for biologists, ecologists, mathematicians, biomathematicians, and environmental and resource economists.
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