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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9781461476184:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Roger S Bivand Edzer Pebesma Virgilio Gmez-Rubio |
Date: | 2013 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2013 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R, Second Edition, is divided into two basic parts, the first presenting R packages, functions, classes and methods for handling spatial data. This part is of interest to users who need to accessand visualise spatia l data. Data import and export for many file formats for spatial data are covered in detail, as is the interface between R and the open source GRASS GIS and the handling of spatio-temporal data. The second partshowcases more specialised kinds of spatial d ata analysis, including spatial point pattern analysis, interpolation and geostatistics, areal data analysis and disease mapping. The coverage of methods of spatial data analysis ranges fromstandard techniques to new developments, and the examples used ar e largely taken from the spatial statistics literature. All the examples can be run using R contributed packages available from the CRAN website, with code and additionaldata sets from the book's own website. Compared to the first edition, the second edit ion covers the more systematic approach towards handling spatial data in R, as well as a number of important and widely used CRAN packages that haveappeared since the first edition. This book will be of interest to researchers who intend to use R to hand le, visualise, and analyse spatial data. It will also be of interest to spatial data analysts who do not use R, but who areinterested in practical aspects of implementing software for spatial data analysis. It is a suitable companion book for introductory spatial statistics courses and for applied methods courses in a wide range of subjects using spatialdata, including human and physical geography, geographical information science and geoinformatics, the environmental sciences, ecology, public health and disease control, economics, public administration and political science. Thebook has a website where complete code examples, data sets, and other support material may be found: http://www.asdar-boo |
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Contents: | Preface 2nd edition |
Preface 1st edition | |
Hello World: Introducing Spatial Data | |
Classes for Spatial Data in R | |
Visualising Spatial Data | |
Spatial Data Import and Export | |
Further Methods for Handling Spatial Data | |
Classes for spatio | |
temporal Data | |
Spatial Point Pattern Analysis | |
Interpolation and Geostatistics | |
Modelling Areal Data | |
Disease Mapping | |
ISBN: | 9781461476184 |
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Series: | Use R! : v10 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Cartography |
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Title: | Stochastic Differential Games. Theory and Applications [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Kandethody M Ramachandran Chris P Tsokos |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Paris : Atlantis Press |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Conflicts in the form of wars, or competition among countries and industrial institutions are plenty in human history. The introduction of game theory in the middle of the twentieth century shed insights and enabled researchers toanalyze this subject with mathematical rigor. From the ground-breaking work of VonNeumann and Morgenston, modern game theory evolved enormously. In the last few decades, Dynamic game theory framework has been deepened and generalizedfrom the pioneering work on differential g ames by R. Isaacs, L.S. Pontryagin and his school, and on stochastic games by Shapley. This book will expose the reader to some of the fundamental methodology in non-cooperative game theory,and highlight some numerical methods, along with some relevant ap plications. Since the early development days, differential game theory has had a significant impact in such diverse disciplines as applied mathematics, economics, systemstheory, engineering, operations, research, biology, ecology, environmental sciences, among others. Modern game theory now relies on wide ranging mathematical and computational methods, and relevant applications that are rich andchallenging. Game theory has been widely recognized as an important tool in many fields. Importance of game theo ry to economics is illustrated by the fact that numerous game theorists, such as John Forbes Nash, Jr., Robert J. Aumannand Thomas C. Schelling, have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Sciences. Simply put, game-theory has the potential to reshape the analysis of human interaction |
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Contents: | Introduction, Survey and Background Material |
Stochastic Linear Pursuit | |
Evasion Game | |
Two Person Zero | |
Sum Differential Games | |
General Case | |
Formal Solutions for Some Classes of Stochastic Linear Pursuit | |
N | |
Person Noncooperative Differential Games | |
Weak Convergence in Two Player Stochastic Differential Games | |
Weak Convergence in Many Player Games | |
Some Numerical Methods | |
Applications to Finance | |
ISBN: | 9789491216473 |
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Series: | Atlantis Studies in Probability and Statistics, 1879-6893 : v2 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Economics, Mathematical |
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Title: | Numerical Ecology with R [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Daniel Borcard Francois Gillet Pierre Legendre |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Numerical Ecology with R provides a long-awaited bridge between a textbook in Numerical Ecology and the implementation of this discipline in the R language. After short theoretical overviews, the authors accompany the usersthrough the exploration of the methods by means of applied and extensively commented examples. Users are invited to use this book as a teaching companion at the computer. The travel starts with exploratory approaches, proceeds with theconstruction of associationmatrices, then addre sses three families of methods: clustering, unconstrained and canonical ordination,and spatial analysis. All the necessary data files, the scripts used in the chapters, as well as theextra R functions and packages written by the authors, can be downloaded from a web page accessible through the Springer web site(http://adn.biol.umontreal.ca/~numericalecology/numecolR/). This book is aimed at professionalresearchers, practitioners, graduate students and teachers in ecology, environmental science and enginee ring, and in related fields such as oceanography, molecular ecology, agriculture and soil science, who already have a background ingeneral and multivariate statistics and wish to apply this knowledge to their data using the R language, as well as people w illing to accompany their disciplinary learning with practical applications. People from other fields (e.g.geology, geography, paleoecology, phylogenetics, anthropology, the social and education sciences, etc.) may also benefit from the materials presente d in this book. The three authors teach numerical ecology, both theoretical andpractical, to a wide array of audiences, in regular courses in their Universities and in short courses given around the world. Daniel Borcard is lecturer of Biostatistics and E cology and researcher in Numerical Ecology at Universitde Montral, Qubec, Canada. Franois Gillet is professor of Community Ecology and Ecological Modelling at Universit de Franche-Comt, |
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Contents: | Introduction |
Exploratory data analysis | |
Association measures and matrices | |
Cluster analysis | |
Unconstrained ordination | |
Canonical ordination | |
Spatial analysis of ecological data | |
ISBN: | 9781441979766 |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Epidemiology , Statistical methods , Ecology , Forests and forestry |
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Title: | geoENV VII Geostatistics for Environmental Applications [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
P. M Atkinson C. D Lloyd |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This volume brings together selected contributions from geoENV 2008, the 7th International Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, held in Southampton, UK, in September 2008. This book presents thestate-of-the-art in geostatistics for the environmental sciences. It includes a wide range of methodological advances and applications. It offers insight and guidance for researchers, professionals, graduate students and others seekinginformation on the latest perspectives in the field. The rich body of applications will enable those new to geostatistics to assess the utility of the methods for their own applications. The book includes 35 chapters on topics asdiverse as methodological developments, applications in the soil sciences, clim atology, pollution, health, wildlife mapping, fisheries and remote sensing, amongst other areas. With its focus on environmental applications ofgeostatistics, rather than the more traditional geostatistical remit of mining and petroleum exploration, this book is part of a series that presents an invaluable resource. This book will be a first port of call for those who wish toapply geostatistical methods in the environmental sciences. Audience: Researchers, scientists, professionals, institutes, libraries, graduate students of geosciences, geostatistics, spatial statistics, environmental science andengineering, ecology, oceanography, climatology, hydrology, soil and forestry science |
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Contents: | Preface |
Geostatistical modelling of wildlife populations: a non | |
stationary hierarchical model for count data | |
Incorporating survey data to improve space | |
time geostatistical analysis of King Prawn catch rate | |
Multivariate interpolation of monthly precipitation amount in the United Kingdom | |
Extreme precipitation modelling using geostatistics and machine learning algorithms | |
On geostatistical analysis of rainfall using data from boundary sites | |
Geostatistics Applied to the City of Porto Urban Climatology | |
Integrating Meteorological Dynamic Data and Historical Data into a Stochastic | |
ISBN: | 9789048123223 |
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Series: | Quantitative Geology and Geostatistics, 0924-1973 : v16 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Geography , Environmental sciences |
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Title: | Functional Data Analysis with R and MATLAB [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
James Ramsay Giles Hooker Spencer Graves |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Scientists often collect samples of curves and other functional observations, and develop models where parameters are also functions. This volume in the UseR! Series is aimed at a wide range of readers, and especially those whowould like apply these techniques to their research problems. It complements Functional Data Analysis, Second Edition and Applied Functional Data Analysis: Methods and Case Studies by providing computer code in both the R and Matlablanguages for a set of data analyses that show case functional data analysis techniques. The authors make it easy to get up and running in new applications by adapting the code for the examples, and by being able to access the detailsof key functions within these pages. This book is accompanied by add itional web-based support at http://www.functionaldata.org for applying existing functions and developing new ones in either language. The companion 'fda' package forR includes script files to reproduce nearly all the examples in the book including all bu t one of the 76 figures. Jim Ramsay is Professor Emeritus at McGill University and is an international authority on many aspects of multivariateanalysis. He was President of the Statistical Society of Canada in 2002-3 and holds the Societys Gold Medal for his work in functional data analysis. His statistical work draws on his collaboration with researchers in biomechanics,chemical engineering, climatology, ecology, economics, human biology, medicine and psychology. Giles Hooker is Assistant Professor of B iological Statistics and Computational Biology at Cornell University. His research interests includestatistical inference in nonlinear dynamics, machine learning and computational statistics. Spencer Graves is an engineer with a PhD in Statistics and over 15 years experience using S-Plus and R to analyze data in a broad range ofapplications. He has made substantive contributions to several CRAN packages including fda and DierckxSpline. |
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Contents: | Introduction to functional data analysis |
Essential comparisons of the Matlab and R languages | |
How to specify basis systems for building functions | |
How to build functional data objects | |
Smoothing: Computing curves from noisy data | |
Descriptions of functional data | |
Exploring variation: Functional principal and canonical components analysis | |
Registration: Aligning features for samples of curves | |
Functional linear models for scalar responses | |
Linear models for functional responses | |
Functional models and dynamics | |
ISBN: | 9780387981857 |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Data mining , Statistical methods , Mathematical statistics , Marketing , Psychometrics |
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Title: | A Beginner's Guide to R [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Alain F Zuur Elena N Ieno Erik Meesters |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Based on their extensive experience with teaching R and statistics to applied scientists, the authors provide a beginner's guide to R. To avoid the difficulty of teaching R and statistics at the same time, statistical methods arekept to a minimum. Th e text covers how to download and install R, import and manage data, elementary plotting, an introduction to functions, advanced plotting, and common beginner mistakes. This book contains everything you need toknow to get started with R. Its biggest advan tage is that it aims only to teach R...It organizes R commands very efficiently, with much teaching guidance included. I would describe this book as being handy--it's the kind of book thatyou want to keep in your jacket pocket or backpack all the time, re ady for use, like a Swiss Army knife. (Loveday Conquest, University of Washington) Whilst several books focus on learning statistics in R..., the authors of thisbook fill a gap in the market by focusing on learning R whilst almost completely avoiding any statistical jargon...The fact that the authors have very extensive experience of teaching R to absolute beginners shines throughout. (MarkMainwaring, Lancaster University) Exactly what is needed...This is great, nice work. I love the ecological/biological examples they will be an enormous help. (Andrew J. Tyne, University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Alain F. Zuur is seniorstatistician and director of Highland Statistics Ltd., a statistical consultancy company based in the UK. He has taught statistics to more tha n 5000 ecologists. He is honorary research fellow in the School of Biological Sciences,Oceanlab, at the University of Aberdeen, UK. Elena N. Ieno is senior marine biologist and co-director at Highland Statistics Ltd. She has been involved in guiding PhD s tudents on the design and analysis of ecological data. She ishonorary research fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, Oceanlab, at the University of Aberdeen, UK. Erik H.W.G. Meesters is a |
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Contents: | Getting Data into R |
Accessing Variables and Managing Subsets of Data | |
Simple Functions | |
An Introduction to Basic Plotting Tools | |
Loops and Functions | |
Graphing Tools | |
An Introduction to the Lattice Package | |
Common R Mistakes | |
ISBN: | 9780387938370 |
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Keywords: | Statistics , Ecology , Mathematical statistics |
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Title: | Modlisation et statistique spatiales [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Carlo Gaetan Xavier Guyon |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | La statistique spatiale connat un dveloppement important du fait de son utilisation dans de nombreux domaines : sciences de la terre, environnement et climatologie, pidmiologie, conomtrie, analyse dimage, etc Celivre prsente les principaux modles spa tiaux utiliss ainsi que leur statistique pour les trois types de donnes : gostatistiques (observation sur un domaine continu), donnes sur rseau discret, donnes ponctuelles.Lobjectif est prsenter de faon concise mais mathmatiquement complte les modles les plus classiques (second ordre et variogramme modle latticiel et champ de Gibbs-Markov processus ponctuels) ainsi que leur simulationpar algorithme MCMC. Vient ensuite la prsentation des outils statistiques utiles leur tude. De nombreux exemples utilisa nt R illustrent les sujets abords. Chaque chapitre est complt par des exercices et une annexeprsente brivement les outils probabilistes et statistiques utiles la statistique de champs alatoires. In recent years spatial statistics has been widely applied in diverse areas such as climatology, ecology, economy,epidemiology, image analysis, etc. This volume illustrates the main spatial models and the current statistical methods for point-referenced, areal data and point pattern data with an emphasis on recen t simulation techniques such asMCMC algorithms. The presentation is concise but mathematically rigorous and the proposed methods are illustrated using real data and the software R. Some exercises complete each chapter. The volume is accessible for senioru ndergraduate students, Ph.D. students in statistics, and experienced statisticians. Moreover researchers in the above mentioned areas will find it useful as a mathematically sound reference |
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Contents: | Prface |
1. Modle spatial du second ordre et gostatistique | |
2. Champ de Gibbs | |
Markov sur rseau | |
3. Processus ponctuels spatiaux | |
4. Simulation des modles spatiaux | |
5. Statistique des modles spatiaux | |
Annexe A Simulation de variables alatoires | |
Annexe B Thormes limites pour un champ alatoire | |
Annexe C Estimation par minimum de contraste | |
Annexe D Logiciels | |
Littrature | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783540792260 |
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Series: | Mathmatiques & Applications, 1154-483X : v63 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Mathematical statistics |
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Title: | Multiple Stars Across the H-R Diagram [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 12-15 July 2005 |
Author(s): |
Swetlana Hubrig Monika Petr-Gotzens Andrei Tokovinin |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Stars show a marked tendency to be in systems of different multiplicity, ranging from simple binaries and triples to globular clusters with several 10,000's of stars. The formation and evolution of multiple systems remains achallenging part of astrop hysics, and the contributions in this book report on the significant progress that had been made in this research field in the last years. The reader will find a variety of research topics addressed, such asthe dynamical evolution in multiple stars, the e ffects of the environment on multiple system parameters, stellar evolution within multiple stars, multiplicity of massive stars, pre-main sequence and intermediate mass stars,multiplicity of low-mass stars from embedded protostars to open clusters, and br own dwarfs and extrasolar planets in multiples. This book presents the proceedings of the ESO Workshop on Multiple Stars across the H-R Diagram held in thesummer of 2005 |
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Contents: | Evolutionary Processes in Multiple Systems |
Dynamics and Stability of Triple Stars | |
Multiple Stars: Physics vs. Dynamics | |
Gliese 225.2: an Old (Stable?) Quadruplet | |
Multiple Stars: Designation, Catalogues, Statistics | |
Radial | |
velocity studies of certain multiple systems | |
Spectral Disentangling Applied to Triple Systems: RV Crt | |
Evidence for Rapid Variability in the Multiple System 68 u Her | |
DG Leo: a triple system with a surprising variety of physical phenomena | |
A Spectroscopic Study of HD 208905 | |
The Suspected Binarity of the Nearby Flare Star Gl 424 | |
The Ecology of Dense | |
ISBN: | 9783540747451 |
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Series: | ESO Astrophysics Symposia, European Southern Observatory, 1431-2433 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Astronomy |
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Title: | Lagrangian Probability Distributions [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Prem C Consul Felix Famoye |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Birkhuser Boston |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Lagrangian expansions can be used to obtain numerous useful probability models, which have been applied to real life situations including, but not limited to: branching processes, queuing processes, stochastic processes,environmental toxicology, diff usion of information, ecology, strikes in industries, sales of new products, and production targets for optimum profits. This book presents a comprehensive, systematic treatment of the class of Lagrangianprobability distributions, along with some of its f amilies, their properties, and important applications. Key features: * Fills a gap in book literature * Examines many new Lagrangian probability distributions, their numerous families,general and specific properties, and applications to a variety of diffe rent fields * Presents background mathematical and statistical formulas for easy reference * Detailed bibliography and index * Exercises in many chapters Graduatestudents and researchers with a good knowledge of standard statistical techniques and an inte rest in Lagrangian probability distributions will find this work valuable. It may be used as a reference text or in courses and seminars onDistribution Theory and Lagrangian Distributions. Applied scientists and researchers in environmental statistics, re liability, sales management, epidemiology, operations research, optimization in manufacturing and marketing, andinfectious disease control will benefit immensely from the various applications in the book |
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Contents: | Preliminary Information |
Lagrangian Probability Distributions | |
Properties of General Lagrangian Distributions | |
Quasi | |
Probability Models | |
Some Urn Models | |
Development of Models and Applications | |
Modified Power Series Distributions | |
Some Basic Lagrangian Distributions | |
Generalized Poisson Distribution | |
Generalized Negative Binomial Distribution | |
Generalized Logarithmic Series Distribution | |
Lagrangian Katz Distribution | |
Random Walks and Jump Models | |
Bivariate Lagrangian Distributions | |
Multivariate Lagrangian Distributions | |
Computer Generation of Lagrangian Variables | |
ISBN: | 9780817644772 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Mathematical statistics , Economics Statistics , Statistics |
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Title: | A First Course in Differential Equations [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
J David Logan |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This text is designed for the standard post-calculus course in elementary differential equations. It is a brief, one-semester treatment of the basic ideas, models, and solution methods. The book, which serves as an alternative toexisting texts for in structors who want more concise coverage, emphasizes graphical, analytical, and numerical approaches, and is written with clear language in a user-friendly format. It provides students with the tools to continue onto the next level in applying differentia l equations to problems in engineering, science, and applied mathematics. The topics include: * separable and linear first-order equations * autonomous equations * second order linearhomogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations * Laplace transforms * linear a nd nonlinear systems in the phase plane. Many exercises are provided, in addition to examples from engineering, ecology, physics, economics, and other areas. Anexpanded section on the required linear algebra is presented, and an appendix contains template s of Maple and MATLAB commands and programs which are useful in differential equations |
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Contents: | Preface |
Differential Equations and Models | |
Analytic Solutions and Approximations | |
Second | |
Order Differential Equations | |
Laplace Transforms | |
Linear Systems | |
Nonlinear Systems | |
Appendix A: References | |
Appendix B: A Brief on MATLAB | |
Appendix C: Maple Commands | |
Appendix D: Sample Examinations | |
Appendix E: Solutions to Selected Exercises | |
ISBN: | 9780387299303 |
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Series: | Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 0172-6056 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Matrix theory , Differential Equations , Differential equations, partial |
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Title: | Applied Mathematical Demography [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Nathan Keyfitz Hal Caswell |
Date: | 2005 |
Edition: | Third Edition |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | The third edition of this classic text maintains its focus on applications of demographic models, while extending its scope to matrix models for stage-classified populations. The authors first introduce the life table to describeage-specific mortalit y, and then use it to develop theory for stable populations and the rate of population increase. This theory is then revisited in the context of matrix models, for stage-classified as well as age-classifiedpopulations. Reproductive value and the stable eq uivalent population are introduced in both contexts, and Markov chain methods are presented to describe the movement of individuals through the life cycle. Applications of mathematicaldemography to population projection and forecasting, kinship, microdemo graphy, heterogeneity, and multi-state models are considered. The new edition maintains and extends the books focus on the consequences of changes in the vitalrates. Methods are presented for calculating the sensitivity and elasticity of population growth rate, life expectancy, stable stage distribution, and reproductive value, and for applying those results in comparative studies.Stage-classified models are important in both human demography and population ecology, and this edition features examples from both human and non-human populations. In short, this third edition enlarges considerably the scope and powerof demography. It will be an essential resource for students and researchers in demography and in animal and plant population ecology. Nathan Keyf itz is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Harvard University. After holding positions atCanadas Dominion Bureau of Statistics, the University of Chicago, and the University of California at Berkeley, he became Andelot Professor of Sociology and Demography at Harvard in 1972. After retiring from Harvard, he becameDirector of the Population Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Vienna from 1983 to 1993. Keyfi |
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Contents: | Introduction: Population Without Age |
The Life Table | |
The Matrix Model Framework | |
Mortality Comparisons The Male | |
Female Ratio | |
Fixed Regime of Mortality and Fertility | |
Birth and the Intrinsic Rate of Natural Increase | |
Birth, Increase, and Dynamics of Matrix Population Models | |
Reproductive Value | |
Reproductive Value in Matrix Models | |
Understanding Population Characteristics | |
Markov Chains for Individual Life Histories | |
Projection and Forecasting | |
Perturbation Analysis of Matrix Models | |
Some Types of Instability | |
The Demographic Theory of Kinship | |
Microdemography | |
ISBN: | 9780387274096 |
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Series: | Statistics for Biology and Health, 1431-8776 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Statistics , Ecology , Biology Mathematics , Environmental sciences , Demography |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2004-9781441988799:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Applied Partial Differential Equations |
Author(s): |
J. David Logan |
Date: | 2004 |
Edition: | Second Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (212 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4419-8879-9 |
Contents: | 1: The Physical Origins of Partial Differential Equations -- 1.1 Mathematical Models -- 1.2 Conservation Laws -- 1.3 Diffusion -- 1.4 PDEs in Biology -- 1.5 Vibrations and Acoustics -- 1.6 Quantum Mechanics* -- 1.7 Heat Flow in Three |
Dimensions -- 1.8 Laplace’s Equation -- 1.9 Classification of PDEs -- 2: Partial Differential Equations on Unbounded Domains -- 2.2 Cauchy Problem for the Wave Equation -- 2.3 Ill-Posed Problems -- 2.4 Semi-Infinite Domains -- 2.5 | |
Sources and Duhamel’s Principle -- 2.6 Laplace Transforms -- 2.7 Fourier Transforms -- 2.8 Solving PDEs Using Computer Algebra Systems* -- 3: Orthogonal Expansions -- 3.1 The Fourier Method -- 3.2 Orthogonal Expansions -- 3.3 Classical | |
Fourier Series -- 3.4 Sturm-Liouville Problems -- 4: Partial Differential Equations on Bounded Domains -- 4.1 Separation of Variables -- 4.2 Flux and Radiation Conditions -- 4.3 Laplace’s Equation -- 4.4 Cooling of a Sphere -- 4.5 | |
Diffusion in a Disk -- 4.6 Sources on Bounded Domains -- 4.7 Parameter Identification Problems* -- 4.8 Finite Difference Methods* -- 5: Partial Differential Equations in the Life Sciences -- 5.1 Age-Structured Models -- 5.2 Traveling | |
Wave Fronts -- 5.3 Equilibria and Stability -- Appendix: Ordinary Differential Equations -- Table of Laplace Transforms -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781441988799 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Community ecology, Biotic , Partial differential equations , Physics , Mathematics , Partial Differential Equations , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Community & Population Ecology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2003-9789401701259:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Light Pollution: The Global View Proceedings of the International Conference on Light Pollution, La Serena, Chile, held 5–7 March 2002 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (306 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-0125-9 |
Contents: | Discurso/Speech by Representante CONAMA -- Global Monitoring of the Night Sky Brightness by Satellites and the State of the Night Sky in Chile -- Modelling Night Sky Brightness at Sites from DSMP Satellite Data -- The Growth of the |
Artificial Night Sky Brightness over North America in the Period 1947–2000: A Preliminary Picture -- Preserving our Nighttime Environment: A Global Approach -- Protecting the Skies of Northern Chile -- The Photometry Laboratory at the | |
UCV and the Light Pollution Regulations in Chile -- The Law of the Heavens of the Canaries -- Protection of Mauna Kea and Haleakala Observatories rom Light Pollution -- The IAU’s Effort to Control Light Pollution -- Lighting in the | |
Countryside -- International Schools Education Networks for ight Pollution Control -- Precise Evaluation of Upward Flux from Outdoor Lighting Installations Applied to the Case of Roadway Lighting -- Lighting for a Secure and Safe | |
Night-Time Environment -- Preserving the Night Sky at McDonald Observatory -- Sky Background at ESO — La Silla in the Visible and Near IR -- The Tololo All-Sky CAmera — TASCA -- Increasing the Chilean Awareness of Dark-Sky Preservation | |
-- Research of the Impact of Lighting on nvironment and Humans -- Sports Lighting that Protects the Dark Sky -- Radio Quiet Zones -- Aircraft Contrail Pollution -- Advertising from Space: A Real Danger? -- Obtrusive space advertising | |
and astronomical research -- How many Stars do we still See -- Light Pollution as a Policy Tool | |
ISBN: | 9789401701259 |
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Series: | Astrophysics and Space Science Library: 284 |
Keywords: | Physics , Remote sensing , Ecology , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Air pollution , Physics , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Atmospheric Protection/Air Quality Control/Air Pollution , Ecology , Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry |
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Title: | Estimating Animal Abundance Closed Populations |
Author(s): |
D. L Borchers |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (314 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4471-3708-5 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- 2 Using likelihood for estimation -- 3 Building blocks -- 4 Plot sampling -- 5 Removal, catch-effort and change-in-ratio -- 6 Simple mark-recapture -- 7 Distance sampling -- 8 Nearest neighbour and |
point-to-nearest-object -- 9 Further building blocks -- 10 Spatial/temporal models with certain detection -- 11 Dealing with heterogeneity -- 12 Integrated models -- 13 Dynamic and open population models -- 14 Which method? -- A | |
Notation and Glossary -- A.1 Notation -- A.2 Glossary -- B Statistical formulation for observation models -- B.1 Detection function -- B.2 Multiple surveys -- C The asymptotic variance of MLEs -- C.1 Estimating the variance of an MLE | |
-- C.2 Estimating the variance of a function of an MLE -- C.3 A one-parameter example -- C.3.1 Fisher information version 1 -- C.3.2 Fisher information version 2 -- C.3.3 Observed information -- D State models for mark-recapture and | |
removal methods -- D.1 Static population -- D.2 Independent dynamics -- D.3 Markov dynamics -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781447137085 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Ecology , Animal ecology , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Statistics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Animal Ecology , Ecology , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Genetics and Population Dynamics |
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Title: | Mathematical Biology I. An Introduction |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2002 |
Edition: | Third Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (553 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/b98868 |
Contents: | Continuous Population Models for Single Species -- Discrete Population Models for a Single Species -- Models for Interacting Populations -- Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination (TSD): Crocodilian Survivorship -- Modelling the |
Dynamics of Marital Interaction: Divorce Prediction and Marriage Repair -- Reaction Kinetics -- Biological Oscillators and Switches -- BZ Oscillating Reactions -- Perturbed and Coupled Oscillators and Black Holes -- Dynamics of | |
Infectious Diseases: Epidemic Models and AIDS -- Reaction Diffusion, Chemotaxis, and Nonlocal Mechanisms -- Oscillator-Generated Wave Phenomena and Central Pattern Generators -- Biological Waves: Single-Species Models -- Use and Abuse | |
of Fractals | |
ISBN: | 9780387224374 |
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Series: | Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics: 17 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Life sciences , Community ecology, Biotic , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Biophysics , Biological physics , Biomedical engineering , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Life Sciences, general , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Community & Population Ecology , Biomedical Engineering , Biophysics and Biological Physics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2002-9780387215716:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Modeling and Simulation in Medicine and the Life Sciences |
Author(s): |
Frank C Hoppensteadt |
Date: | 2002 |
Edition: | Second Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (355 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-0-387-21571-6 |
Contents: | 1 The Heart and Circulation -- 1.1 Plan of the Circulation -- 1.2 Volume, Flow, and Pressure -- 1.3 Resistance and Compliance Vessels -- 1.4 The Heart as a Pair of Pumps -- 1.5 Mathematical Model of the Uncontrolled Circulation -- 1.6 |
Balancing the Two Sides of the Heart and the Two Circulations -- 1.7 The Need for External Circulatory Control Mechanisms -- 1.8 Neural Control: The Baroreceptor Loop -- 1.9 Autoregulation -- 2 Gas Exchange in the Lungs -- 2.1 The | |
Ideal Gas Law and the Solubility of Gases -- 2.2 The Equations of Gas Transport in One Alveolus -- 2.3 Gas Transport in the Lung -- 2.4 Optimal Gas Transport -- 2.5 Mean Alveolar and Arterial Partial Pressures -- 2.6 Transport of O2 -- | |
2.7 Computer Solution of the Equations for O2 Transport in the Lung -- 2.8 Computing Projects Concerning Oxygen Transport by the Lung -- 2.9 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 3 Control of Cell Volume and Electrical Properties of | |
Cell Membranes -- 3.1 Osmotic Pressure and the Work of Concentration -- 3.2 A Simple Model of Cell Volume Control -- 3.3 The Movement of Ions Across Cell Membranes -- 3.4 The Interaction of Electrical and Osmotic Effects -- 3.5 The | |
Hodgkin-Huxley Equations for the Nerve Action Potential -- 3.6 Computer Simulation of the Nerve Action Potential -- 3.7 Suggestions for Computing Projects Concerning the Nerve Impulse -- 3.8 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 4 The | |
Renal Countercurrent Mechanism -- 4.1 The Nephron -- 4.2 Dynamics of Na+ and H2O: Transport along the Renal Tubules -- 4.3 The Loop of Henle -- 4.4 The Juxtaglomerular Apparatus and the Renin-Angiotensin System -- 4.5 The Distal Tubule | |
and Collecting Duct: Concentrating and Diluting Modes -- 4.6 Remarks on the Significance of the Juxtaglomerular Apparatus -- 4.7 How Nephrons Do Better Than a Factor of e -- 4.8 Computing Project on the Interacting Nephron Population | |
Model -- 4.9 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 5 Muscle Mechanics -- 5.1 The Force-Velocity Curve -- 5.2 Crossbridge Dynamics -- 5.3 Computer Simulation of Crossbridge Attachment and Detachment -- 5.4 Suggested Computing Projects on | |
Crossbridge Dynamics -- 5.5 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 6 Neural Systems -- 6.1 Guttman’s Experiments on Phase Locking -- 6.2 Biological Rhythms -- 6.3 Model Neural Networks -- 6.4 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 7 | |
Population Dynamics -- 7.1 Bacterial Cultures -- 7.2 Age Structures -- 7.3 Microbial Ecology -- 7.4 Nonlinear Reproduction Curves -- 7.5 Controlling Populations -- 7.6 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 8 Genetics -- 8.1 Population | |
Genetics -- 8.2 Biotechnology -- 8.3 Annotated References -- Exercises -- 9 A Theory of Epidemics -- 9.1 Spread of Infection Within a Family -- 9.2 The Threshold of an Epidemic -- 9.3 Predicting the Severity of an Epidemic -- 9.4 | |
Annotated References -- Exercises -- 10 Patterns of Population Growth and Dispersal -- 10.1 Random Walks and the Process of Diffusion -- 10.2 Bacterial Growth on a Petri Plate -- 10.3 Concluding Remarks -- 10.4 Annotated References -- | |
Exercises -- Appendix A Getting Started with Matrices and Matlab -- Appendix B Background on Random Processes | |
ISBN: | 9780387215716 |
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Series: | Texts in Applied Mathematics: 10 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Life sciences , Ecology , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematical models , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Life Sciences, general , Physiological, Cellular and Medical Topics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Ecology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1999-9781461214564:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Inverse Gaussian Distribution Statistical Theory and Applications |
Author(s): |
V Seshadri |
Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (347 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-1456-4 |
Contents: | I Statistical Theory -- 1. Distribution theory -- 2. Estimation -- 3. Significance tests -- 4. Sequential methods -- 5. Reliability & Survival analysis -- 6. Goodness-of-fit -- 7. Compound laws & mixtures -- II Applications -- A. |
Actuarial science -- B. Analysis of reciprocals -- C. Demography -- D. Histomorphometry -- E. Electrical networks -- F. Hydrology -- G. Life tests -- H. Management science -- I. Meteorology -- J. Mental health -- ?. Physiology -- L. | |
Remote sensing -- M. Traffic noise intensity -- N. Market research -- ?. Regression -- P. Slug lengths in pipelines -- Q. Ecology -- R. Entomology -- S. Small area estimation -- T. CUSUM -- U. Plutonium Estimation -- References -- | |
Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461214564 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Statistics: 137 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1996-9789401586504:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Lagrange and Finsler Geometry Applications to Physics and Biology |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (280 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-8650-4 |
Contents: | On Deflection Tensor Field in Lagrange Geometrics -- The Differential Geometry of Lagrangians which Generate Sprays -- Partial Nondegenerate Finsler Spaces -- Randers and Kropina Spaces in Geodesic Correspondence -- Deviations of |
Geodesics in the Fibered Finslerian Approach -- Sasakian Structures on Finsler Manifolds -- A New Class of Spray-Generating Lagranians -- Some Remarks on Automorphisms of Finsler Bundles -- On Construction of Landsbergian | |
Characteristic Subalgebra -- Conservation Laws of Dynamical Systems via Lagrangians of Second Degree -- General Randers Spaces -- Conservation Laws Associated to Some Dynamical Systems -- Biodynamic Systems and Conservation Laws. | |
Applications to Neuronal Systems -- Computational Methods in Lagrange Geometry -- Phase Portraits and Critical Elements of Magnetic Fields Generated by a Piecewise Rectilinear Electric Circuit -- Killing Equations in Tangent Bundle -- | |
Lebesgue Measure and Regular Mappings in Finsler Spaces -- On a Finsler Metric Derived from Ecology -- A Moor’s Tensorial Integration in Generalized Lagrange Spaces -- The Lagrange Formalism Used in the Modelling of “Finite Range” | |
Gravity -- On the Quantization of the Complex Scalar Fields in S3xR Space-Time -- Nearly Autoparallel Maps of Lagrange and Finsler Spaces -- Applications of Lagrange Spaces to Physics -- On the Differential Geometry of Nonlocalized | |
Field Theory: Poincaré Gravity | |
ISBN: | 9789401586504 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : 76 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Differential geometry , Biomathematics , Physics , Mathematics , Differential Geometry , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Applications of Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1996-9783642799990:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | From Data to Knowledge Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (472 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-79999-0 |
Contents: | Plenary and Semi Plenary Presentations -- Advances in Cluster Analysis Relevant to Marketing Research -- Representation of Statistical Structures, Classification and Prediction Using Multidimensional Scaling -- Null Models in Cluster |
Validation -- Classifying Space and Analysing the Consequences: Spatial Analysis of Health Data -- An Ordinal Model for Cluster Analysis — 15 Years in Retrospect -- An Overview and Recent Developments in Dual Scaling -- Gibbs Sampling | |
in AR Models with Random Walk Priors -- Finding the Edge of a Poisson Forest with Inside and Outside Observations: The Discriminant Analysis Point of View -- Spatial Fibre and Surface Processes — Stereologicai Estimations and | |
Applications -- Robustizing Mixture Analysis Using Model Weighting -- Evaluation of the First Life Table Published in 1888 in Japan -- Classification Related Results and Other Aspects of Data Analysis -- Incomplete Data Matrices and | |
Tests on Randomly Missing Data -- Valuations and Hierarchizations -- Recent Developments in Multimode Clustering -- Gaussian Neural Networks Applied to the Cluster Analysis Problem -- Graph-Theoretic Models for Testing the Homogeneity | |
of Data -- Least Squares Multidimensional Scaling with Transformed Distances -- Alternatives to Configurai Frequency Analysis -- Clustering Methods in Fuzzy Control -- The Excess Mass Approach and the Analysis of Multi-Modality -- Mode | |
Extraction by Multivaiue Morphology for Cluster Analysis -- On the Longest Edge of the Minimal Spanning Tree -- Detection of Blocks in a Binary Matrix — A Bayesian Approach -- Spatial Data Analysis -- Detection of Spatial | |
Discontinuities in Vegetation Data by a Moving Window Algorithm -- Spatial Clustering of Neurons by Hypergeometric Disjoint Statistics -- A New Approach of Regionalisation by Classifying Hydrological Quantities -- The | |
Index-of-Dispersion Test Revisited -- Comparing Spatio-Temporal Patterns from Defaunization Experiments in Marine Ecology -- Applications in Economics -- A Unifying Approach to Benefit Segmentation and Product Line Design Based on Rank | |
Order Conjoint Data -- Classification and Representation Using Conjoint Data -- Overlapping Clustering of Statistical Software Packages for PC -- Scenario Analysis with BASICS — Testing the Representativity of the Results of the | |
Dynamic Probability Adjustment of Scenario Components with the Help of Classification Methods -- Analysis of Sales Data: A Neural Net Approach -- Applications in Linguistics -- On the Definition of Inflection -- Computer-Aided Analysis | |
of Vocabulary Acquisition -- Features and Tags -- Semanticaily Based Universal Definitions of Grammatical Agreement and Agreement Domain Universals: A Critical Evaluation -- Towards a Hypermedia, Multilingual, On-Line Resource System | |
for LSP Users/Learners -- Applications in Medicine and Biology -- A New Methodologic Look at Describing the Performance of Diagnostic Classification Procedures in Medicine -- Xmed-DD: From Document Processing to Systematic Information | |
Storage -- Ribosomai RNA Phylogeny Derived from a Correlation Model of Sequence Evolution -- SALBIDH2 — Modifications of the LBI-Method for Automated Lexicon-Based Indexing of Diagnoses -- Record Linkage of Anonymous Data by Control | |
Numbers -- Information Systems and Knowledge Organization -- Processing Partial Information in Decision Support Systems -- Consistency Conditions for the Classification in LIS/CI -- Using Hypertext for Information Retrieval in | |
STEP/EXPRESS Schemata -- Two Software Tools Supporting Enduser Oriented Information Retrieval in Physics -- From Verbal Data to Practical Knowledge | |
ISBN: | 9783642799990 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Probabilities , Economic theory , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1996-9781475710953:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | An Introduction to the Mathematics of Biology: with Computer Algebra Models |
Author(s): |
Edward K Yeargers |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (417 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-1095-3 |
Contents: | 1 Biology, Mathematics, and a Mathematical Biology Laboratory -- 1.1 The Natural Linkage Between Mathematics and Biology -- 1.2 The Use of Models in Biology -- 1.3 What Can Be Derived from a Model and How Is It Analyzed? -- References |
and Suggested Further Reading -- 2 Some Mathematical Tools -- 2.1 Linear Dependence -- 2.2 Linear Regression, the Method of Least Squares -- 2.3 Multiple Regression -- 2.4 Modelig with qint Differential Equations -- 2.5 Matrix Analysis | |
-- 2.6 Statistical Data -- 2.7 Probability -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- 3 Reproduction and the Drive for Survival -- 3.1 The Darwinian Model of Evolution -- 3.2 Cells -- 3.3 Replication of Living Systems -- 3.4 | |
Population Growth and Its Limitations -- 3.5 The Exponential Model for Growth and Decay -- 3.6 Ouestions for Thou2ht and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- 4 Interactions Between Organisms and Their Environment | |
-- 4.1 How Population Growth is Controlled -- 4.2 Community Ecology -- 4.3 Environmentally Limited Population Growth -- 4.4 A Brief Look at Multiple Species Systems -- 4.5 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and | |
Suggested Further Reading -- 5 Age-Dependent Population Structures -- 5.1 Aging and Death -- 5.2 The Age-Structure of Populations -- 5.3 Predicting the Age-Structure of a Population -- 5.4 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- | |
References and Suggested Further Reading -- 6 Random Movements in Space and Time -- 6.1 BioloQical Membranes -- 6.2 The Mathematics of Diffusion -- 6.3 Interplacenlal Transfer of Oxygen: Biological and Biochemical Considerations -- 6.4 | |
Oxygen Diffusion Across the Placenta: Physical Considerations -- 6.5 The Spread of Infectious Diseases -- 6.6 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- 7 The Biological Disposition of Drugs and | |
Inorganic Toxins -- 7.1 The Biological Importance of Lead -- 7.2 Early Embryogenesis and Organ Formation -- 7.3 Gas Exchange -- 7.4 The Digestive System -- 7.5 The Skin -- 7.6 The Circulatory System -- 7.7 Bones -- 7.8 The Kidneys -- | |
7.9 Clinical Effects of Lead -- 7.10 A Mathematical Model for Lead in Mammals -- 7.11 Pharmacokinetics -- 7.12 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- 8 Neurophysiology -- 8.1 Communication | |
Between Parts of an Organism -- 8.2 The Neuron -- 8.3 The Action Potential -- 8.4 Synapses—Interneuronal Connections -- 8.5 A Model for the Conduction of Action Potentials -- 8.6 The Fitzhugh-Nagumo Two-Variable Action Potential System | |
-- 8.7 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- 9 The Biochemistry of Cells -- 9.1 Atoms and Bonds in Biochemistry -- 9.2 Biopolymers -- 9.3 Molecular Information Transfer -- 9.4 Enzymes and | |
Their Function -- 9.5 Rates of Chemical Reactions -- 9.6 Enzyme Kinetics -- 9.7 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- 10 A Biomathematical Approach to HIV and AIDS -- 10.1 Viruses -- 10.2 | |
The Immune System -- 10.3 HIV and AIDS -- 10.4 An HIV Infection Model -- 10.5 A Model for a Mutating Virus -- 10.6 Predicting the Onset of AIDS -- 10.7 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading -- | |
11 Genetics -- 11.1 Asexual Cell Reproduction—Mitosis -- 11.2 Sexual Reproduction—Meiosis and Fertilization -- 11.3 Classical Genetics -- 11.4 A Final Look at Darwinian Evolution -- 11.5 The Hardy-Weinberg Principle -- 11.6 The | |
Fixation of a Beneficial Mutation -- 11.7 Questions for Thought and Discussion -- References and Suggested Further Reading | |
ISBN: | 9781475710953 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Applications of Mathematics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1996-9781461334460:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Modeling and Optimization of the Lifetime of Technologies |
Author(s): |
Natali Hritonenko |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (252 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4613-3446-0 |
Contents: | I Integral Dynamical Models of Evolving Systems -- 1 Integral Dynamical Models in Control Theory -- 2 Integral Dynamical Models of Economic Systems -- 3 Integral Dynamical Models in Mathematical Ecology -- II Analysis of One-Sector |
Integral Dynamical Models -- 4 Basic Optimization Problem in One-Sector Model -- 5 Asymptotical Behavior of Optimal Trajectories and Turnpike Theorems -- 6 Other Optimization Problems in One-Sector Models -- III Analysis of | |
Multi-Sector Integral Dynamical Models -- 7 The Volterra Integral Equations with Sought-For Lower Limits of Integration -- 8 Optimization in Two-Sector Models -- 9 Optimization of Industry Conversion Rates -- 10 Optimization in | |
Three-Sector Model with Endogenous Technical Change -- 11 Optimization in Multi-Sector Models -- 12 Optimization of Technological Renovation in Hierarhical Ecological-Economic System -- IV Applied Problems of Integral Dynamical Models | |
-- 13 Numerical Algorithms for Integral Dynamical Models -- 14 Application of Integral Models to Optimization of Technological Renovation -- 15 Open Problems and Perspectives of Integral Models -- References | |
ISBN: | 9781461334460 |
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Series: | Applied Optimization: 4 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Integral equations , Mathematical models , Calculus of variations , Economic theory , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Optimization , Integral Equations |
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Title: | Frontiers in Mathematical Biology |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1994 |
Size: | 1 online resource (633 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-50124-1 |
Contents: | I. Frontiers in Cell and Molecular Biology -- Reflections on Mathematical Contributions to Understanding the Molecular Basis of Life From 1970 to the 21 st Century -- Genomes, Maps and Sequences -- Cell Protrusions -- Cell Motion and |
Orientation: Theories of Elementary Behavior Between Environmental Stimulation and Autopoietic Regulation -- II. Frontiers in Organismal Biology -- Pattern Formation in Tissue Interaction Models -- Toward Artificial Competence -- | |
Norbert Wiener’s Brain Waves -- Puzzles About Excitable Media and Sudden Death -- Immune Networks and Immune Responses -- III. Frontiers in Evolutionary Biology -- Evolution of Gene Families: A Clue to Some Problems of Neo-Darwinism -- | |
The Changing Role of Population Genetics Theory -- Some Advantages and Disadvantages of Recombination -- The Morphometric Synthesis: A Brief Intellectual History -- Behavioral Ecology, Epidemiology and Population Genetics: The | |
Undiscovered Country -- IV. Frontiers in Population Ecology -- Stochastic Demography and Life Histories -- On the Reciprocal Relationship Between Life Histories and Population Dynamics -- Structured Population Dynamics -- Modelling | |
Social Animal Aggregations -- Spatial Chaos and its Role in Ecology and Evolution -- V Frontiers in Community and Ecosystem Ecology -- Speculations on the Future of Food Webs -- Lorenzo Camerano’s Contribution to Early Food Web Theory | |
-- On the Equilibrium of Living Beings by Means of Reciprocal Destruction -- Frontiers in Ecosystem Science -- Individual-Oriented Approaches to Modeling Ecological Populations and Communities -- A Metaphysiological Approach to | |
Modeling Ecological Populations and Communities -- The Trophodynamics of Whole Ecological Communities -- Modeling Contact Structures in Biology -- VI. Frontiers in Applied Biology -- Conservation and Spatial Structure: Theoretical | |
Approaches -- A Thousand and One Epidemic Models -- Uncertainty and Fisheries Management -- Ecological Risk Assessment in Aquatic Populations and Communities: The Next Generation -- VII. Mathematical Challenges -- Health Information in | |
Developing Countries -- What Everyone Should Know About the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction -- Avoiding Chaos -- Model Building as an Inverse Problem in Biomathematics -- Some Remarks on Estimation Techniques for Size-Structured | |
Population Models | |
ISBN: | 9783642501241 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 100 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Biochemistry , Cell biology , Ecology , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Cell Biology , Biochemistry, general , Ecology |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1993-9783642483943:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Exploitation of Evolving Resources Proceedings of an International Conference, held at Jülich, Germany, September 3–5, 1991 |
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Date: | 1993 |
Size: | 1 online resource (264 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-48394-3 |
Contents: | I — Selection Differentials -- Fishing as a cause of evolution in fishes -- Selection differentials in male and female North Sea plaice and changes in maturation and fecundity -- Growth and fecundity changes in flatfish -- The effects |
of fishing on the timing of maturity in North Sea cod (Gadus morhua L.) -- Influence of human activity on properties of Atlantic salmon populations -- II — Reaction Norms -- Norms of reaction in fishes -- Individual variation in | |
acquisition/allocation reaction norms -- Reaction norms for reproductive traits in brook trout and their influence on life history evolution affected by size-selective harvesting -- III — Selection Responses -- Trade-offs and genetic | |
correlations among life-history traits: theory and simulation -- The evolution of size and growth in harvested natural populations -- Cohort-structured populations, selection responses, and exploitation of the North Sea cod -- IV — | |
Management and Evolution -- Evolutionary stable optimal harvesting strategies -- Ecogenetic analysis and evolutionarily stable strategies in harvested populations -- Catastrophe-type regulation of pelagic fish stocks: adaptive | |
management for evolving resources -- Size-selective harvesting and age-at-maturity. I: some theoretical implications for management of evolving resources -- Size-selective harvesting and age-at-maturity. II: real populations and | |
management options -- Consequences of size-selective harvesting as an evolutionary game -- List of Participants | |
ISBN: | 9783642483943 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 99 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Applied ecology , Biomathematics , Life Sciences , Applied Ecology , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Environmental Monitoring/Analysis |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-1991-9789400907034:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Mathematics in Industry |
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Date: | 1991 |
Size: | 1 online resource (448 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-0703-4 |
Contents: | Invited Lectures -- On a Mathematical Model for the Crystallization of Polymers -- Remarks on New Mathematical Problems Arising in the Context of Information Technology -- Time Division Multiple Access Systems and Matrix Decomposition |
-- Fresh Breeze around the Ivory Tower — Current Trends in Austrian Higher Education -- Determination of the Transient Thermal Behaviour of Thyristors with Cooling Devices (abstract) -- Mathematics for Industry -- Mathematical Problems | |
in Research at HILTI -- Minisymposium: Steel Processing -- Water Droplet Cooling of Galvanised Iron -- A Mathematical Model for the Calculation of Cooling Criteria for Round Bloom -- Automatic Secondary Cooling Control for the | |
Continuous Casting Process of Steel -- Some Problems of Identification and Control Arising from Cooling Rolled Wires -- Minisymposium: Chemical Engineering -- Numerical Simulation of Emulsion Liquid Membrane Permeation -- The Lay-out | |
of Reactive Extractors -- The Simulation of a Co-Current Bubble Reactor -- A Numerical Model for Calculation of a Counter Current Heat Exchanger -- Contributed Lectures -- Modelling Oxygen Supply in Spheroids of Tumor Cells -- On a | |
Numerical Method for Variable Heat Flow through External Walls -- Optimization of a Solar Domestic Hot-Water System -- The Fluttering of Fibres in Airspinning Processes -- A Numerical Model for Electromagnetic Casters -- On Consistent | |
Initialization of Differential-Algebraic Equations with Discontinuities -- On the Generation of Optical Solitons -- Mathematical Models for the Diffusion of Innovations -- Image Segmentation by Minimum Information Loss (abstract) -- A | |
Brief Mathematical Analysis of Electrochemical Machining Problems -- A Mathematical Model for the Production of Bimetallic Strip -- Computing Guaranteed Error Bounds for Problems in Renewal Theory -- Threshold Accepting Algorithms for | |
0–1 Knapsack Problems -- Digital Topology in Document Processing -- Modelling the Rheology of a Coal-Water Slurry -- Nonorthogonal Expansions of Signals and Some of their Applications (abstract) -- Two-Phase Flow Methodology and | |
Modelling -- Maximum Expected Information (MEI) Discretization Method for Spatial Data Analysis (abstract) -- Automatic Mesh Generation for 3D Domains with Application in Fluid Mechanics, Structures, Electrotechnics and Aerospace | |
Problems -- Quality Control of Artificial Fabrics (abstract) -- Developing a Unidimensional Simulation Model for Producing Silicon in an Electric Furnace -- Numerical Study of the Nonlinear Barotropic Instability of Rossby Wave Motion | |
-- The Method of Region Analysis and its Application for Optimal Control Problems of Hydroelectric Power Plants -- Stochastic Modelling of the Dielectric Relaxation in Condensed Matter (abstract) -- A Calculation and Contour Plotting | |
System for Flame Temperatures -- On the Taper Curves in the Forest Industry -- Analytical Three-Dimensional Stress Distribution in the Healthy Hip Joint -- Torsional Vibrations in a Crank Shaft -- An Adaptive Finite Element Method for | |
Stefan Problems -- The Theoretical Ecology of Coccidia with Reference to Poultry Production -- A Dynamic Two-Phase Flow Model for a Purification Plant -- Exchange of Parametric Curve and Surface Geometry between Computer Aided Design | |
Systems -- Fairing of Ship Lines with Mechanical Splines -- Numerical Simulation of the Stretching Behavior of Polymeric Liquids by Nonlinear Volterra Integrodifferential Equations with Boundary Conditions -- 3-D-Fitting of Blades and | |
Vanes -- Development of a Method for Electrical Load Forecasting and its Implementation Using Expert System Techniques -- Fibre Drying -- Optimal Extension of a System of Hydro Energy Storage Plants -- Modelling Separated Flows -- On | |
the Impact of Rigid Bodies with Small Deadrise Angle onto Inviscid, Incompressible Fluid -- B-Spline Library for Mathematical Modelling and Solving of Scientific and Industrial Problems | |
ISBN: | 9789400907034 |
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Series: | European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry : 6 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Chemical engineering , System theory , Mathematical models , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mechanical engineering , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Systems Theory, Control , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering |
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Title: | Differential Equations Models in Biology, Epidemiology and Ecology Proceedings of a Conference held in Claremont California, January 13–16, 1990 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1991 |
Size: | 1 online resource (267 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-45692-3 |
Contents: | Mathematical Biology -- The Problem of Relevant Detail -- Lifespans in Population Models: Using Time Delays -- Convergence to Equilibria in General Models of Unilingual-Bilingual Interactions -- The Sherman-Rinzel-Keizer Model for |
Bursting Electrical Activity in the Pancreatic ??-Cell -- Epidemiology -- Models for the Spread of Universally Fatal Diseases II -- Nonexistence of Periodic Solutions for a Class of Epidemiological Models -- On the Solution of the | |
Two-Sex Mixing Problem -- Modelling the Effects of Screening in HIV Transmission Dynamics -- An S?E?I Epidemic Model with Varying Population Size -- Stability Change of the Endemic Equilibrium in Age-Structured Models for the Spread of | |
S-I-R Type Infectious Diseases -- Ecology and Population Dynamics -- A Mathematical Model for the Dynamics of a Phytoplankton Population -- Some Delay Models for Juvenile vs. Adult Competition -- McKendrick Von Foerster Models for | |
Patch Dynamics -- Generic Failure of Persistence and Equilibrium Coexistence in a Model of m-species Competition in an n-vessel Gradostat when m > n -- Boundedness of Solutions in Neutral Delay Predator-Prey and Competition Systems -- | |
Some Examples of Nonstationary Populations of Constant Size -- Coexistence in Competition-Diffusion Systems -- Population Interactions with Growth Rates Dependent on Weighted Densities -- Global Stability in a Population Model with | |
Dispersal and Stage Structure | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Epidemiology , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Analysis , Epidemiology , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | Ocean Resources Volume II Subsea Work Systems and Technologies Derived from papers presented at the First International Ocean Technology Congress on EEZ Resources: Technology Assessment held in Honolulu, Hawaii, 22–26 January 1989 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (240 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-009-2133-7 |
Contents: | I Subsea Work Systems -- 1 Advances in Marine Robotics Technologies — Strategic Applications and Programs -- 2 Design Considerations for Underwater Robotics Systems -- 3 Control Capabilities of JASON and its Manipulator -- 4 Subsea |
Work Environment for Submersibles -- 5 The Japanese Manganese Nodule Mining System -- 6 Seabed Sampling with an Expendable Acoustic Penetrometer System -- 7 A Site-Specific Sampling System for EEZ Hard Mineral Deposits -- 8 Development | |
of Unmanned Submersibles for Underwater Operations in Japan -- II Acoustic Sensors and Telemetry -- 9 High-Frequency Commercial Sonars: A Survey of Performance Capabilities -- 10 U.U.V. Acoustic Sensors -- 11 ATS System Theory and Test | |
Results -- 12 Long and Short Range Multipath Propagation Models for Use in the Transmission of High-Speed Data through Underwater Channels -- 13 Features of Beamsteering and Equalization When Applied to Hydroacoustic Communication -- | |
14 Underwater Acoustics for Submersibles -- III Subsea Automation Technology -- 15 Underwater Optical Surveying and Mapping — Transferred Research Effort Strengthens Ocean Technology Development -- 16 Automated Processing and | |
Interpretation of Sensory Data for Deep Ocean Resource Development -- 17 Recent Advances in Accurate Underwater Mapping and Inspection Techniques -- 18 Subsea Communications for Semi-Autonomous ROVs -- 19 Technology Transfers in | |
Underwater Acoustics: Commonality Between Ocean and Naval Systems Applied in Undersea Warfare and Hydrocarbon Markets -- IV Future Technology Requirements -- 20 The Importance of Ocean Development to Newly Industrialised Countries and | |
Less Developed Countries -- 21 Future Ocean Engineering, Subsea Work Systems and Technology Requirements as Related to Ocean Resource Development | |
ISBN: | 9789400921337 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Hydrogeology , Oceanography , Aquatic ecology , Geophysics , Physics , Geophysics and Environmental Physics , Hydrogeology , Oceanography , Freshwater & Marine Ecology |
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Title: | In Situ Evaluation of Biological Hazards of Environmental Pollutants |
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Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (290 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4684-5808-4 |
Contents: | Introductory Remarks -- In Situ Evaluation of Biological Hazards of Environmental Pollutants -- Industrial and Regulatory Needs -- Toxicological Research and Related Programs Under Superfund -- Biological Assessment and Ecological |
Risk Assessment: New Tools for Clean-up Decisions at Hazardous Waste Sites -- Field Studies: Aquatic Systems -- Bioassessment Methods for Determining the Hazards of Dredged Material Disposal in the Marine Environment -- Use of Herring | |
Embryos for In Situ and In Vitro Monitoring of Maring Pollution -- New Methods for On-Site Biological Monitoring of Effluent Water Quality -- Micronucleus Test Using Peripheral Red Blood Cells of Amphibian Larvae for Detection of | |
Genotoxic Agents in Freshwater Pollution -- Predicting the Ecological Significance of Exposure to Genotoxic Substances in Aquatic Organisms -- Field Studies: Terrestrial Systems -- Flow Cytometry as a Technique to Monitor the Effects | |
of Environmental Genotoxins on Wildlife Populations -- Developing Comprehensive Field Studies to Identify Subchronic and Chronic Effects of Chemicals on Terrestrial Ecosystems. Ecosystem Health VI -- Earthworm Immunoassays for | |
Evaluating Biological Effects of Exposure to Hazardous Materials -- Sentinel Surveillance Systems -- Analytical Epidemiology in Pet Populations for Environmental Risk Assessment -- Sentinel Animals (Dogs) as Predictors of Childhood | |
Exposure to Environmental Lead Contamination: Observations on Preliminary Results -- Fish Neoplasms Found at High Prevalence in Polluted Waters -- Biological Markers in Animal Sentinels: Laboratory Studies Improve Interpretation of | |
Field Data -- DNA-Carcinogen Adducts in Fish as a Tool for Measuring the Effective Biological Dose of Aquatic Carcinogens -- IN SITU Monitoring of Environmental Clastogens Using Tradescantia-Micronucleus Bioassay -- The Use of | |
Drosophila Melanogaster for In Situ Biomonitoring -- Chemical Etiology of Endemic Diseases: A Global Perspective -- Integration of Data for Effective Problem Solving and Assessment -- Chemical Analysis for Assessment and Evaluation of | |
Environmental Pollutants: Fact or Artifact -- In Situ Toxicological Monitoring: Use in Quantifying Ecological Effects of Toxic Waste -- Integrated Chemical, Pathological and Immunological Studies to Assess Environmental Contamination | |
-- Use of Wildlife for On-Site Evaluation of Bioavailability and Ecotoxicity of Toxic Substances Found in Hazardous Waste Sites -- Relevancy and Future -- Capabilities and Limitations of Approaches to In Situ Ecological Evaluation | |
ISBN: | 9781468458084 |
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Series: | Environmental Science Research : 38 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Ecology , Applied ecology , Ecotoxicology , Waste management , Life Sciences , Applied Ecology , Ecology , Waste Management/Waste Technology , Ecotoxicology |
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Title: | Applied Mathematical Ecology |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1989 |
Size: | 1 online resource (491 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-61317-3 |
Contents: | I. Introduction -- Ecology in Theory and Application -- II. Resource Management -- Bioeconomic Modeling and Resource Management -- Common Property and the Conservation of Natural Resources -- Information and Area-Wide Control in |
Agricultural Ecology -- III. Epidemiology -- Fundamental Aspects of Epidemiology -- Three Basic Epidemiological Models -- The Population Biology of Parasitic Helminths in Animal Populations -- Simple Versus Complex Epidemiological | |
Models -- Periodicity in Epidemiological Models -- Case Studies -- Rubella -- Influenza and Some Related Mathematical Models -- Review of Recent Models of HIV/AIDS Transmission -- The Transmission Dynamics of Human Immunodeficiency | |
Virus (HIV) -- IV. Ecotoxicology -- Models in Ecotoxicology: Methodological Aspects -- Deterministic and Statistical Models of Chemical Fate in Aquatic Systems -- Effects of Toxicants on Aquatic Populations -- V. Demography and | |
Population Biology -- Mathematical Models in Plant Biology: An Overview -- Stable Population Theory and Applications -- Stage Structure Models Applied in Evolutionary Ecology -- Some Applications of Structured Models in Population | |
Dynamics -- Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9783642613173 |
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Series: | Biomathematics: 18 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Immunology , Ecology , Biomathematics , Statistics , Geoecology , Environmental geology , Ecotoxicology , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Ecology , Ecotoxicology , Immunology , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Geoecology/Natural Processes |
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Title: | Mathematical Modeling in Ecology A Workbook for Students |
Author(s): |
Clark Jeffries |
Date: | 1989 |
Size: | 1 online resource (194 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-4550-6 |
Contents: | One-An Introduction to Dynamical Systems as Models -- 1.1 Ecosystem Development in Terms of Ecology -- 1.2 State Space, or How to Add Apples and Oranges -- 1.3 Dynamical Systems as Treasure Hunts -- Two-Simple Difference Equation |
Models -- 2.1 Predator-Prey Difference Equation Dynamical Systems -- 2.2 Probabilistic Limit Cycles -- Three-Formalizing the Notion of Stability -- 3.1 The Concept of Ecosystem Stability -- 3.2 The Relation of Difference and | |
Differential Equations -- 3.3 Limit Cycles -- 3.4 Lyapunov Theory -- 3.5 The Trapping of Trajectories -- Four-Introduction to Ecosystem Models -- 4.1 Brewing Beer and Yeast Population Dynamics -- 4.2 Attractor Trajectories -- 4.3 | |
Derivatives of System Functions -- 4.4 The Linearization Theorem -- 4.5 The Hurwitz Stability Test -- Five-Introduction to Ecosystem Models -- 5.1 The Community Matrix -- 5.2 Predator-Prey Equations and Generalizations Thereof -- 5.3 | |
Signed Digraphs -- 5.4 Qualitative Stability of Linear Systems -- Six-Qualitative Stability of Ecosystem Models -- 6.1 Qualitative Results in Modeling -- 6.2 Holistic Ecosystem Models -- 6.3 Holistic Ecosystem Models with Attractor | |
Trajectories -- Seven-The Behavior of Models with Attractor Regions -- 7.1 Attractor Regions -- 7.2 The Lorenz Model -- 7.3 Elementary Ecosystem Models with Chaotic Dynamics -- Eight-Holistic Ecosystem Models with Attractor Regions -- | |
8.1 An Attractor Region Theorem -- 8.2 An Example -- Nine-Sequencing Energy Flow Models to Account for Shortgrass Prairie Energy Dynamics -- 9.1 Energy Flow and Accumulation Modeling -- 9.2 Accumulation Modeling -- 9.3 Estimating | |
Energy Flows -- 9.4 Equations and Trajectories -- 9.5 Stability | |
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Series: | Mathematical Modelling : 3 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Earth sciences , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematical models , Mathematics , Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Earth Sciences, general |
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Title: | Mathematical Topics in Population Biology, Morphogenesis and Neurosciences Proceedings of an International Symposium held in Kyoto, November 10–15, 1985 |
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Date: | 1987 |
Size: | 1 online resource (352 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-93360-8 |
Contents: | Introductory Lectures -- Chaos and fractals -- Recurrent themes in mathematical biology -- I. Mathematical Ecology and Population Biology -- The Structure of Populations and Communities -- Fantastic voyage into the deep: marine |
biofluid mechanics -- On the mathematical synthesis of physiological and behavioural mechanisms and population dynamics -- A necessary and sufficient assembly rule for real ecosystems -- Markovian foraging models -- The theory of | |
population dynamics: back to first principles -- Dispersal -- Ecological and evolutionary aspects of dispersal -- The speeds of traveling frontal waves in heterogeneous environments -- Quantitative modeling of growth and dispersal in | |
population models -- The interaction between dispersal and dormancy strategies in varying and heterogeneous environments -- Segregation structures of competing species mediated by a diffusive predator -- A spatially aggregating | |
population model involving size-distributed dynamics -- Evolution -- Evolution of the number of sexes -- A lattice model for population biology -- Population genetical mechanism of molecular evolution — stochastic selection as an | |
alternative to random drift — -- Evolutionary and ecological stability of prey-predator systems with predatory switching -- II. Mathematical Theories of Pattern and Morphogenesis -- Morphogenesis and Pattern Formation -- Pattern | |
formation by coupled oscillations: the pigmentation patterns on the shells of molluscs -- From map systems to plant morphogenesis -- The cortical tractor: a new model for epithelial morphogenesis -- Pattern Formation in Dictyostelium | |
discoideum -- An equilibrium theory of cell distribution in Dictyostelium discoideum -- A model for pattern formation in Dictyostelium discoideum -- A density dependent model for prestalk/prespore pattern formation in Dictyostelium | |
discoideum I. Basic mathematical framework -- Origin of bursting and birhythmicity in a model for cyclic AMP oscillations in Dictyostelium cells -- III. Theoretical Neurosciences and Related Problems in Physiology -- Neurosciences -- | |
Mathematical modelling of macroscopic brain phenomena -- A formal classification of bursting mechanisms in excitable systems -- On the topological representation of signals in self-organizing nerve fields -- The dynamics of a | |
glia-modulated neural network and its relation to brain functions -- Self-organization in nervous systems: some illustrations -- Physiology and Related Problems -- Toward molecular sensory physiology: mathematical models -- Outline of | |
some recent results on the first-passage-time problem in biological modeling -- Active rotator model for large populations of oscillatory and excitable elements -- The harnessing and stability of striated muscle | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Neurosciences , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Statistics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Neurosciences , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences |
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Title: | Mathematical Ecology An Introduction |
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Date: | 1986 |
Size: | 1 online resource (460 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-69888-0 |
Contents: | I. Introduction -- Ecology: An Idiosyncratic Overview -- II. Physiological and Behavioral Ecology -- Biophysical Ecology: An Introduction to Organism Response to Environment -- An Overview of Foraging Theory -- III. Population Ecology |
-- Population Dynamics in a Homogeneous Environment -- The Formulation of Age-Structure Models -- Analysis of Age-Structure Models -- Random Walk Models of Movement and Their Implications -- Stochastic Population Theory: Birth and | |
Death Processes -- Stochastic Population Theory: Diffusion Processes -- IV. Communities and Ecosystems -- Community Dynamics in a Homogeneous Environment -- Interacting Age Structured Populations -- Population Models and Community | |
Structure in Heterogeneous Environments -- Stochastic Community Theory: A Partially Guided Tour -- A Theoretical Basis for Modeling Element Cycling -- V. Applied Mathematical Ecology -- Bioeconomics and the Management of Renewable | |
Resources -- Population Biology of Microparasitic Infections -- Author Index | |
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Series: | Biomathematics: 17 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | Mathematics in Biology and Medicine Proceedings of an International Conference held in Bari, Italy, July 18–22, 1983 |
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Date: | 1985 |
Size: | 1 online resource (528 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-93287-8 |
Contents: | I. — Population Genetics and Ecology -- Invited Papers -- The role of diffusion in mathematical population biology: Skellam revisited -- The dynamics of structured populations: some examples -- Mathematical problems in the description |
of age structured populations -- Contributed Papers -- Models for mutual attraction and aggregation of motile individuals -- A problem on invariant manifolds arising in population genetics -- On a mathematical problem arising in cell | |
population biology -- The external memory of intertidal molluscs:a theoretical study of trail-following -- Stationary distributions for populations subject to random catastrophes -- A nonlinear diffusion equation in phytoplankton | |
dynamics with self—shading effects -- A model of aphid population with age structure -- On two-population models with switching depletion -- On some nonlinear diffusion models in population dynamics -- Reduction of the gene Flow of a | |
“neutral” linked gene due to the partial sterility of heterozygotes for a chromosome mutation -- Predator-mediated coexistence of competing species in a Volterra model -- On a nonlinear problem arising from interaction of algae with | |
light -- II. — Epidemics -- Invited Papers -- Congenital rubella syndrome (C.R.S.): models of disease control by vaccination -- A simulation model for the control of helminth diseases by chemotherapy -- Models for endemic diseases -- | |
Stochastic epidemics as point processes -- Contributed Papers -- A computer simulation program for the assessment of multistate epidemiological models of infectious diseases -- Mathematical model of hepatitis B -- Models of the | |
interaction of host genotypes and infectious disease -- On the general epidemic model in discrete time -- Control of virus transmission in age-structured populations -- Parameter estimation and validation for an epidemic model -- Local | |
stability in epidemic models for heterogeneous populations -- III. — Resource Management -- Invited Papers -- Bayesian methods in ecology and resource management -- Contributed Papers -- Stochastic differential equation models of | |
fisheries in an uncertain world: extinction probabilities, optimal fishing effort, and parameter estimation -- IV. — Physiology and Medicine -- Invited Papers -- Experiment designs identification of simple and complex models of | |
endocrine-metabolic systems -- A mathematical model for cardiac electric sources and related potential fields -- Mathematical analysis of immobilized enzyme systems -- Contributed Papers -- Modeling controls and variability of the cell | |
cycle -- The phase resetting characteristics of endogenously active neurones -- Theory of DNA superhelicity -- Determination of DNA synthesis rate in cell populations with locally exponential S-phase influx -- A numerical study for a | |
cell system -- Experimental validation of a mathematical procedure for the analysis of flow cytometric data -- A stochastic model for describing the space-time evolution of the extreme values of cardiac potentials on the chest surface | |
-- Statistical analysis of the coding capacity of complementary DNA strands -- Mass transport across multimembrane systems: a general analysis -- Time hierarchy in oscillating metabolic systems -- Modeling of the interaction between | |
ligands and cell membrane receptors in the presence of exogenous electric fields -- Balance of growth models of cell populations: the significance of simple mathematical considerations -- The age structure of populations of cells | |
reproducing by asymmetric division -- Numerical simulation of reentry of the activation wave in the heart hiss bundle -- Hopf bifurcation and the repetitive activity of excitable cells -- Nonlinear evolution equations with a | |
convolution term involved in some neurophysiological models -- Investigation of rapid metabolic reactions in whole organs by multiple pulse Labelling -- Cross-linking of identical particles by multiple ligand-types -- Enumeration of | |
RNA secondary structures by complexity -- Growth of cell populations -- V. — Compartmental Analysis -- Invited Papers -- A staging process with applications in biology and medicine -- On the use of residence time moments in the | |
statistical analysis of age-dependent stochastic compartmental systems -- An algorithm for reconstruction of count rate curves from total counts -- Contributed Papers -- On identifiability of linear compartmental systems: some results | |
obtained by means of structural properties of the associated graph -- Compartmental vs, noncompartmental modeling of ketone body kinetics -- Identifiability of compartmental models: on characterization of two extremal types of | |
input-output experiments -- VI. — General Mathematical Methods -- Invited Papers -- Estimation techniques for transport equations -- Stability of delay differential equations with applications in biology and medicine -- Existence of | |
quasi-solutions of systems of nonlinear elliptic BVP’s suggested by biochemical reactions -- Diffusion approximations and first passage time problems in population biology and neurobiology -- Contributed Papers -- The role of | |
exchangeability in biology, genetics and medicine -- Cyclic chemical systems: an asymptotic stability criterion -- On existence, uniqueness and attractivity of stationary solutions to some quasilinear parabolic systems -- Asymptotic | |
estimates for principal eigenvalues -- Remarks on the connection between positive feedback and instability in regard to model selection in population biology -- Lyapunov methods for a wide class of stochastic models in biology -- | |
Existence and uniqueness for a non linear Cauchy problem of hyperbolic type -- Catastrophe theory in biology -- S-system analysis of biological systems | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebra , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Algebra , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | Renewable Resource Management Proceedings of a Workshop on Control Theory Applied to Renewable Resource Management and Ecology Held in Christchurch, New Zealand January 7 – 11, 1980 |
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Date: | 1981 |
Size: | 1 online resource (236 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-46436-2 |
Contents: | Mathematical Models and Resource Management -- More Realistic Fishery Models: Cycles Collapse and Optimal Policy -- Age-Structure and Stability in Multiple-Age Spawning Populations -- Optimal Management of Optimal Foragers -- |
Modelling and Management of Fish Populations with High and Low Fecundities -- Adaptive Identification of Models Stabilizing under Uncertainty -- Computational Difficulties in the Identification and Optimization of Control Systems -- | |
Economic Models of Fishery Management -- Vulnerability of a Prey-Predator Model under Harvesting -- Nonvulnerability of Two Species Interactions -- Estimating Controllability Boundaries for Uncertain Systems -- Estimating the Effect of | |
Krill Harvesting on the Southern Ocean Ecosystem -- Appraisal of the Commercial Potential of the New Zealand Deepwater Fishery -- Subinjurious Maintenance Strategies for Optimal Control of Nematodes -- A Plant-Water Model with | |
Implications for the Management of Water Catchments -- Mathematical Modelling of the Transport and Loss of Leachable Plant Nutrients in Field Soils | |
ISBN: | 9783642464362 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 40 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Sedimentology , Ecology , Biomathematics , Waste management , Air pollution , Water pollution , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Ecology , Sedimentology , Waste Management/Waste Technology , Waste Water Technology / Water Pollution Control / Water Management / Aquatic Po , Atmospheric Protection/Air Quality Control/Air Pollution |
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Title: | Mathematical Aspects of Reacting and Diffusing Systems |
Author(s): |
Paul C Fife |
Date: | 1979 |
Size: | 1 online resource (185 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-93111-6 |
Contents: | Preface and General Introduction -- 1. Modeling Considerations -- 1.1 Basic hypotheses -- 1.2 Redistribution processes -- 1.3 Boundaries and interfaces -- 1.4 Reactions with migration -- 1.5 The reaction mechanism -- 1.6 Positivity of |
the density -- 1.7 Homogeneous systems -- 1.8 Modeling the rate functions -- 1.9 Colony models -- 1.10 Simplifying the model by means of asymptotics -- 2. Fisher’s Nonlinear Diffusion Equation and Selection-Migration Models -- 2.1 | |
Historical overview -- 2.2 Assumptions for the present model -- 2.3 Reduction to a simpler model -- 2.4 Comments on the comparison of models -- 2.5 The question of formal approximation -- 2.6 The case of a discontinuous carrying | |
capacity -- 2.7 Discussion -- 3. Formulation of Mathematical Problems -- 3.1 The standard problems -- 3.2 Asymptotic states -- 3.3 Existence questions -- 4. The Scalar Case -- 4.1 Comparison methods -- 4.2 Derivative estimates -- 4.3 | |
Stability and instability of stationary solutions -- 4.4 Traveling waves -- 4.5 Global stability of traveling waves -- 4.6 More on Lyapunov methods -- 4.7 Further results in the bistable case -- 4.8 Stationary solutions for x-dependent | |
source function -- 5. Systems: Comparison Techniques -- 5.1 Basic comparison theorems -- 5.2 An example from ecology -- 6. Systems: Linear Stability Techniques -- 6.1 Stability considerations for nonconstant stationary solutions and | |
traveling waves -- 6.2 Pattern stability for a class of model systems -- 7. Systems: Bifurcation Techniques -- 7.1 Small amplitude stationary solutions -- 7.2 Small amplitude wave trains -- 7.3 Bibliographical discussion -- 8. Systems: | |
Singular Perturbation and Scaling Techniques -- 8.1 Fast wave trains -- 8.2 Sharp fronts (review) -- 8.3 Slowly varying waves (review) -- 8.4 Partitioning (review) -- 8.5 Transient asymptotics -- 9. References to Other Topics -- 9.1 | |
Reaction-diffusion systems modeling nerve signal propagation -- 9.2 Miscellaneous -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783642931116 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 28 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Analysis |
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