By Linda J.S. Allen

ISBN-10: 0130352160

ISBN-13: 9780130352163

**KEY BENEFIT**: This reference introduces a number of mathematical types for organic structures, and provides the mathematical idea and strategies valuable in studying these types. fabric is equipped based on the mathematical idea instead of the organic software. ** ** includes functions of mathematical conception to organic examples in every one bankruptcy. makes a speciality of deterministic mathematical types with an emphasis on predicting the qualitative resolution habit through the years. Discusses classical mathematical versions from inhabitants , together with the Leslie matrix version, the Nicholson-Bailey version, and the Lotka-Volterra predator-prey version. additionally discusses newer types, reminiscent of a version for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus - HIV and a version for flour beetles. **KEY ** **MARKET**: Readers seeking an exceptional historical past within the arithmetic in the back of modeling in biology and publicity to a large choice of mathematical versions in biology.

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