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Title:Complex Dynamics and Morphogenesis An Introduction to Nonlinear Science
Author(s): Chaouqi Misbah
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XIX, 463 p. 179 illus p.)
Contents:1. Presentation of Main Ideas -- 2. Basic Introduction to Bifurcations in 1-D -- 3. The Other Generic Bifurcations -- 4. Classification of the 7 Elementary Catastrophes -- 5. Hopf Bifurcation -- 6. Amplitude Equation for the Hopf
Bifurcation -- 7. Parametric Instabilities and Other Nonlinear Behaviors -- 8. Introduction to Chaos -- 9. Pattern Formation in One Dimension -- 10. Universality in the Vicinity of the Threshold -- 11. Fronts between Domains -- 12.
Order and Disorder both Spatial and Temporal -- 13. Two Dimensional Patterns -- 14. Wavelength Selection -- 15. Conclusion -- 16. Solutions to Exercises -- Bibliography.
ISBN:9789402410204
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Series:Springer 2017 package
Keywords: Physics , System theory , Physics , Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Complex Systems , Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics
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Title:First Complex Systems Digital Campus World E-Conference 2015
Author(s):
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 424 p. 120 illus., 96 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Welcome to CS-DC’15 -- Reconstructing multi-scale dynamics -- Machine learning methods -- A formal model to compute uncertain continuous data -- Knowledge maps -- Analysis of a Planetary Scale Scientific Collaboration Dataset Reveals
Novel Patterns -- Epistemology of integrative and predictive sciences -- Information science and the complexity: are we orientated to a transdisciplinary science? -- Synthesis of ecology, biology and ethnographic data -- Bayesian
Causalities, Mappings, and Phylogenies: A Social Science Gateway for Modeling Complexity in Ethnographic, Archaeo-, Eco- and Bio-logical Variables -- Multi-level modeling -- Statistical and dynamical properties of networks -- Community
detection as an efficient way to attack real networks -- From particles to complex matter -- Chemical garden -- Assembly of molecular metal oxides from the nano to the macroscale via chemical gardens -- Physics of complex systems --
Viscosity scaling in hydrodynamic instabilities in porous media -- A general approach to the linear stability analysis of miscible viscous fingering in porous media -- From individual to social cognition -- From individual to social
cognition: Piaget, Jung and commons -- Ecological approach of sport and sport education -- Ecological Dynamics: a theoretical framework for understanding sport performance, physical education and physical -- Emerging dance movements
under ecological constraints in Contact Improvisation dancers with different background -- Emerging collective shared behaviors from individual exploration in football small-sided games -- Adaptability in swimming pattern: how do
swimmers adapt propulsive action as a function of speed? -- Backstroke start performance prediction -- Flexible perception-action strategies for follow-the-leader coordination -- Dynamic process of pulmonary data analysis: from the
athlete mouth to the coach’s hands -- From processing units to computational ecosystems to the cloud -- A multi-agent system approach to load-balancing and resource allocation for distributed computing -- Integrative science of
education -- POEM-COPA Collaborative Open Peer Assessment -- Implications of agent-based computational modeling and simulation for preventive education in children with ADHD -- MOOC as a complex system -- From fields to territories to
the planet -- Integrative logistics -- Logistics and Territory integrative approach -- Process modeling of an international transport chain through the simulation tool SIMPROCESS -- Dynamic emissions reduction from vehicles with
technical and behavioral approach -- 4p-factories (e-lab) -- Is the Lean Organisation a complex system? -- An artificial immune ecosystem model for hybrid cloud supervision -- Engineering of territory sustainability -- Spatialisation
of Soil Erosion Susceptibility Using USLE Model -- Social patterns in multicultural environments Matrimonial patterns and trans-ethnic entities -- Economics as a complex evolutionist system -- A study of heterogeneity in a stock market
simulator based on a model of agents that learn from experience in a market with multiple stocks -- Are innovation systems complex systems? -- From molecules to ecosphere -- Ocean biogeochemical dynamics -- Frontal systems as
mechanisms of fish aggregation -- Lagrangian approach to phytoplankton mesoscale biogeography in the Kerguelen region -- Lyapunov exponents and oceanic fronts.
ISBN:9783319459011
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Keywords: Physics , Data mining , System theory , Computational intelligence , Complexity, Computational , Physics , Complex Systems , Complex Systems , Complexity , Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery , Computational Intelligence , Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics
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Title:Nanoscale Insights into Ion-Beam Cancer Therapy
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 498 p. 183 illus., 159 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Multiscale Physics of Ion-Beam Cancer Therapy -- Theory of atomic and molecular collisions, quantum and classical molecular dynamics (theory) -- Fundamental collisions (experiment, both electrons and ions, stress on biomolecules) --
Dissociative electron attachment process -- Ions propagation through biological medium -- Irradiation of biological targets with ions -- Monte Carlo track structure simulations -- Radiation nanochemistry -- Radiobiological effects --
Advanced therapies based on nanoprocesses and technologies: radiobiological effects with nanoparticles -- Treatment planning systems -- Medical applications (overview of the heavy ion therapy medical centers and practices)
ISBN:9783319430300
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Keywords: Physics , Cancer research , Nanochemistry , Nuclear physics , Heavy ions , Hadrons , Nanoscale science , Nanoscience , Nanostructures , Medical physics , Radiation , Physics , Medical and Radiation Physics , Cancer Research , Nanoscale Science and Technology , Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons , Nanochemistry , Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics
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Title:Microwave and millimeter-wave remote sensing for security applications
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Nanzer
Date:2012
Publisher:Artech House
Size:1 online resource (385 p.)
Contents:1. Introduction -- 2. Electromagnetic plane wave fundamentals -- 3. Electromagnetic waves in media -- 4. Antennas -- 5. Receivers -- 6. Radiometry -- 7. Radar -- 8. Imaging systems -- 9. Interferometric measurement of angular velocity
Chapter 1 Introduction -- Security Sensing -- Needs for Remote Security Sensing -- Advantages of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensors -- Overview of Remote Sensing Techniques -- Radiometry -- Radar Systems -- Imaging Systems -- Interferometr ic Angular Velocity Measurement -- Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing in Related Fields -- The Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Spectrum -- Frequency Designations -- Propagation of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Radiation -- Examples of Remote Secur ity Sensors -- Active Imaging for Contraband Detection -- Passive Imaging for Contraband Detection -- Detection of Human Presence -- Discrimination of Humans and Classification of Human Activity -- Through-Wall Detection -- Biological Signature Detection -- Chapter 2 Electromagnetic Plane Wave Fundamentals -- Maxwell.s Equations -- The Constitutive Parameters -- Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields -- The Wave Equation -- Plane Waves -- Phase Velocity -- Relationship Between E and H -- Energy and Power -- Wave Polarization -- Linear Polarization -- Elliptical Polarization
Chapter 3 Electromagnetic Waves in Media -- Plane Wave Propagation in Unbounded Media -- Good Conducting Media -- Good Dielectric Media -- Wave Impedance in Media -- Complex Permittivity and Dispersion -- Plane Wave Propagation in Bounded Media -- R eflection and Transmission of Normally Incident Waves -- Reflection and Transmission of Arbitrarily Incident Waves -- Transverse Electric (Perpendicular) Incidence -- Transverse Magnetic (Parallel) Incidence -- Power Reflection and Transmission -- Total T ransmission and Total Reflection -- Layered Media -- Electromagnetic Propagation in Specific Media -- Atmospheric Propagation Effects -- Propagation Through Building Materials -- Propagation Through Clothing and Garment Materials -- Dielectric Properties of Explosives, Plastics, and Metals -- Dielectric Properties of Human Tissue
Chapter 4 Antennas -- Electromagnetic Potentials -- Electromagnetic Potentials Due to Electric Current Density J -- Electromagnetic Potentials Due to Magnetic Current Density Jm -- Infinitesimal Dipole Radiation -- Far Field Radiation -- Infinitesim al Dipole Far-Field Radiation -- Antenna Parameters -- Radiated Power Density and Total Radiated Power -- Antenna Pattern -- Antenna Pattern Beamwidth -- Antenna Solid Angles -- Directivity -- Gain -- Aperture Area and Pattern Solid Angle -- Antenna Tempe rature and Noise Power . Polarization -- Properties of Wire Antennas -- Infinitesimal Dipole -- Long Dipole -- Aperture Antennas -- Image theory -- The Equivalence Principle -- Radiation from a Rectangular Aperture -- Radiation from a Circular Aperture -- Antenna Arrays -- Linear Array Theory -- Planar Arrays -- Array Beamwidth -- Phased Arrays -- Array Architectures -- Signal Feeds -- Beam Steering -- Common Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Antennas -- Horn Antennas -- Slot Antennas -- Microstrip Antennas - - Reflector Antenna Systems -- Lens Antenna Systems -- Chapter 5 Receivers -- General Operation of Receivers -- Receiver Noise -- Sources of Receiver Noise -- Thermal Noise -- Shot Noise -- Flicker Noise -- Equivalent Noise Bandwidth -- Thermal Noise at M illimeter-Wave Frequencies -- Noise Figure and Noise Temperature -- Noise Temperature -- Noise Figure of an Attenuator -- Noise in Cascaded Systems -- ADC Noise -- Receiver Linearity -- Gain Compression -- Intermodulation Products -- Third Order Intercept Point -- Intercept Point of a Cascade -- Dynamic Range -- Spurious Free Dynamic Range
Chapter 6 -- Radiometry -- Radiometry Fundamentals -- Brightness -- Brightness and Distance -- Flux Density and Source Distribution -- Effect of the Antenna -- Blackbody Radiation -- Planck.s Blackbody Radiation Law -- Approximations of Planck.s Law -- Band-Limited Integration of Planck.s Law -- Applied Radiometry -- Source Resolution -- Resolved Source -- Unresolved Source -- Received Power as a Convolution -- Emissivity and Radiometric Temperature -- Emissivities of Human Skin and Common Materials -- Radiometric Temperature in an Environment -- Radiometer Receivers -- Total Power Radiometer -- Total Power Response -- Interferometric Correlation Radiometer -- Spatial Point Source Response -- Receiver Instabilities -- Dicke Radiometer -- Radiometer Calibration -- Scanning Radiometer Systems -- Spatial Resolution -- Dwell Time -- Measurement Uncertainty -- One-Dimensional Scanning -- Two-Dimensional Scanning -- Chapter 7 Radar -- Configurations and Measurements -- Range Equation -- Transmitter System s . Transmitter Functionality -- Transmitter Noise -- Millimeter-Wave Oscillators -- Radar Measurement Sensitivity -- Range Measurement Error -- Frequency Measurement Error -- Angle Measurement Error -- Impact of the Time-Bandwidth Product on Measurement Error -- Micro-Doppler -- Micro-Doppler in Security Radar -- Micro-Doppler Theory -- Human Micro-Doppler Signature -- Continuous-Wave Radar -- Continuous-Wave Doppler -- Frequency-Modulated CW -- Multifrequency CW -- Moving Target Indication Radar -- High -Range Resolution Radar -- Pulse Radar -- Linear Frequency Modulation -- Stepped-Frequency Modulation
Chapter 8 Imaging Systems -- Scanning Imaging Systems -- Types of Scanning Imagers -- General Characteristics of Scanning Systems -- Field of View and Spatial Resolution -- Frame Rate -- Interferometric Imaging Systems -- Image Formation -- Visibili ty Function -- Fourier Transform Relationship of Visibility and Radiometric Temperature -- The Correlation Interferometer as a Spatial Filter -- Visibility Sampling -- Two-Dimensional Visibility -- Image Sensitivity -- Image Resolution and Field of View - - Interferometric Imaging Arrays -- Mills Cross Array -- T-Array -- Y-Array -- Circular Arrays -- Chapter 9 Interferometric Measurement of Angular Velocity -- Interferometer Response to an Angularly Moving Point Source -- System Beam Pattern -- Frequency Shift Induced by an Angularly Moving Object -- Comparison to Doppler Frequency Shift -- Frequency Uncertainty at Wide Angles -- Small Angle Approximation -- Interferometer Spectral Response -- General Spectral Response -- Response with a Sinc Function Sys tem Beam Pattern -- Interferometer Response in the Time-Frequency Domain -- Interferometric Measurement of Moving Humans -- Narrow-Beamwidth Response to a Moving Human -- Wide-Beamwidth Response to a Moving Human
ISBN:9781608071722
Series:Artech House antennas and propagation library
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Keywords: Security systems, Remote sensing. , Microwave remote sensing.
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Title:Nanofabrication handbook [electronic resource]
Author(s): Stefano Cabrini (ed.)
Satoshi Kawata (ed.)
Date:2012
Publisher:CRC Press
Size:1 online resource (xv, 518 pages)
Contents:Front matter -- Part I -- Standard lithography -- Introduction to Nanofabrication -- Electron Beam Lithography -- Nanofabrication with Focused Ion Beams -- Focused Ion Beam and Electron Beam Deposition -- Plasma Assisted Pattern Transfer at the Nanoscale -- Optical Lithography -- Soft X ray Lithography -- Simulations in Micro and Nanofabrication -- Part II -- New Lithographic Techniques -- Nanoimprint Lithography -- Scanning Probe Lithography -- Two Photon Lighography -- Colloidal Inorganic Nanocrystals -- Directed Self assembly -- Self assembled DNA Nanosructures and DNA -- New Emerging Techniques -- Nanoelectromechanical Systems -- Micro and Nanofluidics -- Fabrication of Nanophotonic Structures -- Patterning Magnetic Nanostructures with Ions -- Plasmonic Metamaterials -- Nanoelectronics -- Manipulation and Nanostructuring for Biological Applications -- Index -- Color Insert
ISBN:9781280121524
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Series:CRCnetBASE
Keywords: Nanostructured materials , Nanostructures
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Title:Information Thermodynamics on Causal Networks and its Application to Biochemical Signal Transduction
Author(s): Sosuke Ito
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (28 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-981-10-1664-6
Contents:Introduction to Information Thermodynamics on Causal Networks -- Review of Classical Information Theory -- Stochastic Thermodynamics for Small System -- Information Thermodynamics under Feedback Control -- Bayesian Networks and Causal
Networks -- Information Thermodynamics on Causal Networks -- Application to Biochemical Signal Transduction -- Information Thermodynamics as Stochastic Thermodynamics for Small Subsystem -- Further Applications of Information
Thermodynamics on Causal Networks -- Conclusions
ISBN:9789811016646
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Keywords: Physics , Thermodynamics , Biophysics , Biological physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Thermodynamics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Numerical and Computational Physics
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Title:Topological Interactions in Ring Polymers
Author(s): Davide Michieletto
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (5 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-41042-5
Contents:Introduction -- Predicting the Behaviour of Rings in Solution -- Molecular Dynamics Models -- Threading Rings -- A Biophysical Model for the Kinetoplast DNA -- The Role of Topology in DNA Gel Electrophoresis -- Conclusions.
ISBN:9783319410425
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Keywords: Physics , Polymers , Biomathematics , Amorphous substances , Complex fluids , Biophysics , Biological physics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics , Polymer Sciences , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity
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Title:Ultrafast Biophotonics
Author(s): P Vasa
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (20 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-39614-9
Contents:Introduction and overview -- Introduction to ultrafast and intense Fields -- Multiphoton microscopy and imaging techniques, including THz imaging -- Intense fields I -- Intense fields II -- Dynamical studies -- Mimicking biological
systems: light harvesting without chlorophyll -- Biological interactions and energy landscapes: theoretical frameworks -- Outlook
ISBN:9783319396149
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Keywords: Physics , Physical chemistry , Biochemistry , Biophysics , Biological physics , Optics , Optoelectronics , Plasmons (Physics) , Biomedical engineering , Physics , Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Physical Chemistry , Biomedical Engineering , Biochemistry, general
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Title:Electron Spin Interactions in Chemistry and Biology Fundamentals, Methods, Reactions Mechanisms, Magnetic Phenomena, Structure Investigation
Author(s): Gertz Likhtenshtein
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (50 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-33927-6
Contents:Spin Exchange and Electron Transfer -- Spin Exchange Processes Involving Excited Triplet States -- Spin Electron Dipolar and Contact Interactions -- Spin-Selective Processes of Electron and Nuclear Spins -- Experimental Methods of
Investigation of Electron Spin Interactions Based on ESR Phenomena — Continuous Wave EPR Measurements -- Experimental Methods of Investigation of Electron Spin Interactions Based on ESR Phenomena: Pulse ESR Measurements --
Miscellaneous Methods of Investigation of Electron Spin Interactions Based on Optical and Other Techniques -- Electron Spin Effects in Chosen Chemical and Physical Processes -- Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields Effects on Chemical
and Biological Processes -- Electron Spin Interactions in Investigation of Structure and Spin State of Organic and Metallo organic Compounds -- Electron Transfer in Biological Systems. Light Energy Conversion -- Spin Labeling Methods.
ISBN:9783319339276
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Keywords: Physics , Bioorganic chemistry , Nanochemistry , Magnetism , Magnetic materials , Nanoscale science , Nanoscience , Nanostructures , Biophysics , Physics , Single Molecule Studies, Molecular Motors , Nanochemistry , Bioorganic Chemistry , Magnetism, Magnetic Materials , Nanoscale Science and Technology
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Title:The Mathematics Behind Biological Invasions
Author(s): Mark A Lewis
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (19 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-32043-4
Contents:Introduction.-Dynamics of Biological Invasions.-Reaction-Diffusion Models: Single Species -- Invasion in a Multispecies System -- Long-Distance Dispersal and Spread -- A User’s Guide to Integrodifference Models for Invasive Spread -- Stochasticit y and Invasion Dynamics -- Stochastic Spread -- Assessing Invasion Risk -- Responding to invasions: Detection, control, and adaptation -- Appendix.-References.-Index
ISBN:9783319320434
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Series:Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics: 44
Keywords: Mathematics , Dynamics , Ergodic theory , Partial differential equations , Biomathematics , Statistics , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Genetics and Population Dynamics , Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory , Partial Differential Equations
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Title:Recurrence Plots and Their Quantifications: Expanding Horizons Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Recurrence Plots, Grenoble, France, 17-19 June 2015
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Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (158 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29922-8
Contents:Torwards visual analytics for the exploration of large sets of time series -- Applications of transient signal analysis concept of recurrence plot analysis -- Multi-lag phase diagram analysis for transient signal characterization --
Analysis of non-stationary signals by recurrence dissimilarity -- New insights for testing linearity and complexity with surrogates: a Recurrence Plot approach -- Approximate recurrence quantification analysis (aRQA) in code of best
practice -- Splayed recurrence analysis of iterated dynamical systems
ISBN:9783319299228
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Series:Springer Proceedings in Physics: 180
Keywords: Physics , System theory , Biophysics , Biological physics , Statistical physics , Complexity, Computational , Vibration , Dynamical systems , Dynamics , Physics , Nonlinear Dynamics , Complex Networks , Complex Systems , Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Complexity
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Title:Models of Calcium Signalling
Author(s): Geneviève Dupont
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (38 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29647-0
Contents:Some Background Physiology -- The Calcium Toolbox -- Basic Modeling Principles: Deterministic Models -- Hierarchical and Stochastic Modeling -- Nonlinear Dynamics of Calcium -- Nonexcitable Cells -- Muscle -- Neurons and Other Excitable Cells
ISBN:9783319296470
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Series:Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics: 43
Keywords: Mathematics , Neurosciences , Biomathematics , Systems biology , Biological systems , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Biological Networks, Systems Biology , Neurosciences
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Title:Introduction to Mathematical Biology Modeling, Analysis, and Simulations
Author(s): Ching Shan Chou
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (38 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29638-8
Contents:Introduction -- Bacterial Growth in Chemostat -- System of Two Linear Differential Equations -- System of Two Differential Equations -- Predator-Prey Models -- Two Competing Populations -- General Systems of Differential Equations -- The Chemostat Model Revisited -- Spread of Disease -- Enzyme Dynamics -- Bifurcation Theory -- Atherosclerosis: The Risk of High Cholesterol -- Cancer-Immune Interaction. Cancer Therapy -- Tuberculosis -- Solutions
ISBN:9783319296388
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Keywords: Mathematics , Mathematical physics , Biomathematics , Systems biology , Biological systems , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences , Biological Networks, Systems Biology
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Title:Proceedings of ECCS 2014 European Conference on Complex Systems
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Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (48 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29228-1
Contents:Preface -- Detection of Non-Self-Correcting Nature of Information Cascade -- Fitting Planar Proximity Graphs on Real Street Networks. - Qualitative Methods for the Exploration of Complexity in Human Social Systems: Applications in
Family Psychology -- Tangible Networks: A Toolkit for Exploring Network Science -- The Geometric Origins of Complex Cities -- Revealing the Relation Between Structure of Chloroplast Genomes and Host Taxonomy -- Complex Synchronization
Patterns in the Human Connectome Network -- Structure of a Media Co-Occurrence Network -- Spatial Effects of Delay-induced Stochastic Oscillations in a Multi-Scale Cellular System -- An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Biological
Invasion by Macroalgae in European Coastal Environments -- Characterisation of the Idiotypic Immune Network through Persistent Entropy -- Interests Propagation in Computer Science Research Community -- Nonparametric Estimation of the
Preferential Attachment Function in Complex Networks: Evidence of Deviations from Log Linearity -- N-Gram Events for Analysis of Financial Time Series -- Human Mobility and the Dynamics of Measles in Large Geographical Areas -- Does
Training Lead to the Formation of Modules in Threshold Networks? -- Understanding Financial News with Multi-layer Network Analysis -- Channel-Specic Daily Patterns in Mobile Phone Communication -- Investigating the Phonetic
Organisation of the English Language via Phonological Networks, Percolation and Markov Models -- An Agent-Based Model for Agricultural Supply Chains: the Case of Uganda -- Chimera States in Neuronal Systems of Excitability type-I --
Multiobjective Optimization and Phase Transitions -- Power Laws as Statistical Mixtures -- A Network-Based Analysis of the European Emission Market -- Dynamics of Commodity Price Fluctuations in Japan -- Understanding the Diffusion of
YouTube Videos -- Free Energy Rate Density and Self-organization in Complex Systems
ISBN:9783319292281
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Keywords: Physics , Data mining , System theory , Complexity, Computational , Physics , Complex Networks , Complexity , Complex Systems , Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
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Title:Applied Impulsive Mathematical Models
Author(s): Ivanka Stamova
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (318 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-28061-5
Contents:Introduction.-Basic Theory -- Impulsive Biological Models -- Impulsive Models in Population Dynamics -- Impulsive Neural Networks -- Impulsive Models in Economics -- References -- Index
ISBN:9783319280615
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Keywords: Mathematics , Economics, Mathematical , System theory , Statistical physics , Mathematics , Systems Theory, Control , Nonlinear Dynamics , Mathematical Biology in General , Quantitative Finance
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Title:Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems
Author(s):
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (42 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-28028-8
Contents:Controlling chimera patterns in networks: Interplay of structure, noise, and delay -- Emergence of clusters of locked and whirling oscillators in the Kuramoto model with Inertia -- Control of synchronization in delay-coupled networks
-- Controlling oscillations in nonlinear systems with delayed output feedback -- Global effects of delayed feedback control applied to the Lorenz system -- Spatio-temporal patterns: observation, control, and design -- On the interplay
of noise and delay in coupled oscillators -- Noisy dynamical systems with time delay: some basic analytical perturbation schemes with applications -- Study on critical conditions and transient behaviors in noise-induced bifurcation --
Analytical, optimal and sparse optimal control of the FitzHugh-Nagumo and Schlögl model -- Recent advances in reaction-diffusion equations with non-ideal relays -- Deriving effective models for multiscale systems via evolutionary Gamma
convergence -- Moment closure - A brief review -- Feedback control in quantum transport -- Controlling the stability of steady states in continuous variable quantum systems -- Quantum signatures of chimera states -- Controlled
switching between time-periodic square-waves in photonic devices -- Exploiting multistabilities to achieve stable chimera states in all-to-all coupled laser networks -- Feedback control of colloidal transport -- Swarming of
self-propelled particles on the surface of a dewetting liquid film -- Time-delayed feedback control of spatio-temporal self-organized patterns in dissipative systems -- Control of epidemics on hospital network -- Intrinsic control
mechanisms of neuronal network dynamics -- Oscillations and intrinsic uctuations in evolutionary dynamics: how payoffs, dynamics and population sizes control the stability, and implementation of global feedback
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Keywords: Physics , System theory , Amorphous substances , Complex fluids , Systems biology , Biological systems , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics , Biological Networks, Systems Biology , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Complex Systems
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Title:Dynamical Systems on Networks A Tutorial
Author(s): Mason Porter
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (80 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-26641-1
Contents:Introduction: How Does Nontrivial Network Connectivity Affect Dynamical Processes on Networks -- A Few Basic Concepts -- Examples of Dynamical Systems -- General Considerations -- Software Implementation -- Dynamical Systems on Dynamical Networks - - Other Resources -- Conclusion, Outlook, and Open Problems -- Appendix
ISBN:9783319266411
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Series:Frontiers in Applied Dynamical Systems: Reviews and Tutorials: 4
Keywords: Mathematics , Systems biology , Dynamics , Ergodic theory , Biological systems , Physics , Mathematics , Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory , Complex Networks , Biological Networks, Systems Biology , Systems Biology
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Title:Physical Sciences and Engineering Advances in Life Sciences and Oncology A WTEC Global Assessment
Author(s):
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (196 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-17930-8
Contents:Foreword -- Executive Summary -- Preface -- ToC -- List of Figures.-Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- Chapter 2 -- Complexity and Information: Cancer as a Multiscale Complex Adaptive System -- Chapter 3 -- Mimicking the Microenvironement
-- Chapter 4.- Cancer Cell Mechanics -- Chapter 5.- Fluid Mechanics and Transport in Tumors -- Chapter 6 -- The Dynamics of Cell Motility -- Chapter 7.- Devices and New Diagnostic Principles -- Chapter 8 -- Clinical Perspective --
Appendix A. APHELION Study Panelists and Advisors -- Appendix B. Site Visit Reports - Europe -- Appendix C. Site Visit Reports - Asia -- Appendix D. Site Visit Reports - United Kingdom -- Appendix E. Site Visit Reports - Brazil --
Appendix F. Recent Conferences
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Keywords: Physics , Oncology , Biochemistry , Biophysics , Biological physics , Medical physics , Radiation , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Biomedical engineering , Physics , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Oncology , Biomedical Engineering , Medical and Radiation Physics , Biochemistry, general , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity
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Title:Synchrotron Light Sources and Free-Electron Lasers Accelerator Physics, Instrumentation and Science Applications
Author(s):
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (632 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-14394-1
Contents:Accelerator Physics -- Physics of Synchrotron Radiation -- Introduction to High-Gain FEL Theory -- Seeding the Harmonic Generation in Free Electron Lasers -- Ultrashort Pulses from Synchrotron Radiation Sources -- Terahertz Radiation
Sources -- Facility Design -- Storage Ring Design for Synchrotron Radiation Sources -- Electron Linear Accelerator for X-Ray FEL -- The SCALA FEL -- FLASH: The First Superconducting X-Ray FEL -- Energy Recovery Linacs -- Technology
Basis -- Integrated Multi-Magnet Systems -- Superconduction RF: Enabling Technology for Modern Light Sources -- Vacuum Systems for Synchrotron Light Sources and FELs -- Electron Sources for Brilliant Light Sources -- Shaping Photon
Beams with Undulators and Wigglers -- Control Systems, Operational Tools -- Beam Instrumentation and Diagnostics -- Orbit/Trajectory Control and Feedback -- Beam Instabilities, Feedback Systems -- Brilliant Light Sources Driven by
Laser-Plasma Accelerators
ISBN:9783319143941
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Keywords: Physics , Physical chemistry , Optics , Electrodynamics , Condensed matter , Biophysics , Biological physics , Physical measurements , Measurement , Materials science , Physics , Optics and Electrodynamics , Characterization and Evaluation of Materials , Condensed Matter Physics , Measurement Science and Instrumentation , Physical Chemistry , Biophysics and Biological Physics
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Title:The Unity of Science and Economics A New Foundation of Economic Theory
Author(s): Jing Chen
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (136 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4939-3466-9
Contents:Major Factors in Biological and Social Systems -- Resource and Technology -- Production: A Mathematical Theory -- Languages and Cultures: An Economic Analysis -- The Entropy Theory of Mind -- The Entropy Theory of Value: A
Mathematical Theory -- Epilogue: Pioneer Species and Climax Species
ISBN:9781493934669
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Keywords: Physics , Thermodynamics , Sociophysics , Econophysics , Energy industries , Sustainable development , Economic theory , Environmental economics , Physics , Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Environmental Economics , Sustainable Development , Energy Economics , Thermodynamics , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods
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Title:Nonlinear Phenomena in Complex Systems: From Nano to Macro Scale [electronic resource]
Author(s): Davron Matrasulov
H. Eugene Stanley
Date:2014
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Topics of complex system physics and their interdisciplinary applications to different problems in seismology, biology, economy, sociology, energy and nanotechnology are covered in this new work from renowned experts in theirfields. In particular, co ntributed papers contain original results on network science, earthquake dynamics, econophysics, sociophysics, nanoscience and biological physics. Most of the papers use interdisciplinary approaches basedon statistical physics, quantum physics and other t opics of complex system physics. Papers on econophysics and sociophysics are focussed on societal aspects of physics such as, opinion dynamics, public debates and financial andeconomic stability. This work will be of interest to statistical physicists, ec onomists, biologists, seismologists and all scientists working in interdisciplinary topics of complexity
Contents:1. Complexity in Earthquake Dynamics
Geosystemics, Entropy and Criticality of Earthquakes: a Vision of our Planet and a Key of Access
Aftershock Cascade of the 3.11 Earthquake (2011) in Fukushima
Miyagi Area
2. Socio
, Econo
and Biophysics
Is it Necessary to lie to win a Controversial Public Debate? An Answer from Sociophysics
Anticipating Stock Market Movements with Google and Wikipedia
Nonequilibrium Quantum Dynamics of Biomolecular Excitons
Fractal Dimensions and Entropies of Meragi Songs
3. Network Dynamics in Macroscale Systems
Large
Scale Connectivity vs. Spre
ISBN:9789401787048
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Keywords: Engineering
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Title:Historical Evolution Toward Achieving Ultrahigh Vacuum in JEOL Electron Microscopes [electronic resource]
Author(s): Nagamitsu Yoshimura
Date:2014
Publisher:Tokyo : Springer Japan : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book describes the developmental history of the vacuum system of the transmission electron microscope (TEM) at the Japan Electron Optics Laboratory (JEOL) from its inception to its use in todays high-technologymicroscopes. The author and his col leagues were engaged in developing vacuum technology for electron microscopes (JEM series) at JEOL for many years. This volume presents a summary and explanation of their work and the technology thatmakes possible a clean ultrahigh vacuum. The typical use rs of the TEM are top-level researchers working at the frontiers of new materials or with new biological specimens. They often use the TEM under extremely severe conditions, withproblems sometimes occurring in the vacuum system of the microscopes. JEOL en gineers then must work as quickly as possible to improve the vacuum evacuation system so as to prevent the recurrence of such problems. Among the wealth ofexplanatory material in this book are examples of users reports of problems in the vacuum system of the JEM, such as the occurrence of a micro-discharge and the back-streaming of the diffusion pump (DP) oil vapor. This work is avaluable resource for researchers who use the transmission electron microscope and for engineers and scientists interested in i ts technology
Contents:Introduction of the electron microscope
History of JEOL electron microscopes
Accidents and information, instructing us to improve the vacuum systems of JEMs
Development of the evacuation systems for JEMs
Development of JEOL SIPs
Ultrahigh vacuum electron microscopes
ISBN:9784431544487
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Keywords: Engineering
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Title:Cavity Optomechanics [electronic resource] : Nano- and Micromechanical Resonators Interacting with Light
Author(s): Markus Aspelmeyer
Tobias J Kippenberg
Florian Marquardt
Date:2014
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:During the last few years cavity-optomechanics has emerged as a new field of research. This highly interdisciplinary field studies the interaction between micro- and nanomechanical systems and light. Possible applications rangefrom novel high-bandwid th mechanical sensing devices through the generation of squeezed optical or mechanical states to even tests of quantum theory itself. This is one of the first books in this relatively young field. it is aimed atscientists, engineers, and students who want to obtain a concise introduction to the state of the art in the field of cavity optomechanics. It is valuable to researchers in nanoscience, quantum optics, quantum information,gravitational wave detection and other cutting edge fields. Possible applicat ions include biological sensing, frequency comb applications, silicon photonics etc. The technical content will be accessible to those who have familiaritywith basic undergraduate physics
Contents:Introduction
Basic Theory of Cavity Optomechanical Systems
Interaction between micro
and nanomechanical systems and light
Generation of squeezed optical or mechanical states
Applications
Novel high
bandwidth mechanical sensing devices
Quantum information
Quantum optics
Gravitational wave detectors
Biological sensing
Frequency comb
Silicon photonics
Novel high
bandwidth mechanical sensing devices
ISBN:9783642553127
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Series:Quantum Science and Technology
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Keywords: Engineering , Microwaves , Nanotechnology
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Title:Micro-Segmented Flow [electronic resource] : Applications in Chemistry and Biology
Author(s): J. Michael Khler
Brian P Cahill
Date:2014
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The book is dedicated to the method and application potential of micro segmented flow. The recent state of development of this powerful technique is presented in 12 chapters by leading researchers from different countries. In thefirst section, the pr inciples of generation and manipulation of micro-fluidic segments are explained. In the second section, the micro continuous-flow synthesis of different types of nanomaterials is shown as a typical example for theuse of advantages of the technique in chem istry. In the third part, the particular importance of the technique in biotechnical applications is presented demonstrating the progress for miniaturized cell-free processes, for molecularbiology and DNA-based diagnostis and sequencing as well as for the development of antibiotics and the evaluation of toxic effects in medicine and environment
Contents:From the Contents: Part I Generation, manipulation and characterization of micro fluid segments
Microfluidic droplets on rails and anchors: fluid manipulation and single cell analysis
Part II Chemical application in micro continuous
flow synthesis of nanoparticles
Solid particle handling in micro reaction technology
practical challenges and application of micro fluid segments for particle
based processes
Part III Biological application: cell
free biotechnology, cell cultivation and screening systems
Application of micro fluid segments in cell
free biotechnology
ISBN:9783642387807
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Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, 1618-7210
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Keywords: Biotechnology , Nanotechnology
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Title:Translational Recurrences [electronic resource] : From Mathematical Theory to Real-World Applications
Author(s): Norbert Marwan
Michael Riley
Alessandro Giuliani
Jr. Webber Charles L
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book features 13 papers presented at the Fifth International Symposium on Recurrence Plots, held August 2013 in Chicago, IL. It examines recent applications and developments in recurrence plots and recurrence quantifi cationanalysis (RQA) with s pecial emphasis on biological and cognitive systems and the analysis of coupled systems using cross-recurrence methods. Readers will discover new applications and insights into a range of systems provided byrecurrence plot analysis and new theoretical and mathematical developments in recurrence plots. Recurrence plot based analysis is a powerful tool that operates on real-world complex systems that are nonlinear, non-stationary, noisy, ofany statistical distribution, free of any particular model type, and not particularly long. Quantitative analyses promote the detection of system state changes, synchronized dynamical regimes, or classifi cation of system states. Th ebook will be of interest to an interdisciplinary audience of recurrence plot users and re searchers interested in time series analysis of complex systems in general
Contents:1 A Recurrence Plot
based Distance Measure: S. Spiegel et al
2 Fast computation of recurrences in long time series: T. Rawald et al
3 Unthresholded recurrence plots for complex
valued representations of narrow band signals: A. Sipers et al
4 Quantifying redundancy and information content of lines in recurrence plots using the theory of framework rigidity: A. Sipers et al
5 Recent advances in non
stationary signal processing based on Recurrence Plot Analysis concept: C. Ioana et al
6 A Recurrence
Based Approach for Feature Extraction in Brain
Computer Interface Systems: L.F.S
ISBN:9783319095318
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science , Visualization , Mathematical statistics
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Title:Irreversibility and Dissipation in Microscopic Systems [electronic resource]
Author(s): dgar Roldn
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:After an insightful introductory part on recent developments in the thermodynamics of small systems, the author presents his contribution to a long-standing problem, namely the connection between irreversibility and dissipation.He develops a method b ased on recent results on fluctuation theorems that is able to estimate dissipation using only information acquired in a single, sufficiently long, trajectory of a stationary nonequilibrium process. This part endswith a remarkable application of the metho d to the analysis of biological data, in this case, the fluctuations of a hair bundle. The third part studies the energetics of systems that undergo symmetry breaking transitions. Thesetheoretical ideas lead to, among other things, an experimental realiza tion of a Szilard engine using manipulated colloids. This work has the potential for important applications ranging from the analysis of biological media to thedesign of novel artificial nano-machines
Contents:Introduction
Small
scale thermodynamics
Irreversibility and dissipation
Dissipation and kullback
leibler divergence
Estimating the kullback
leibler divergence
A case study: the flashing ratchet
Application to biology: the ear hair bundle
Experimental tests and applications of stochastic Thermodynamics
Energetics of symmetry breaking
Effective heating with random forces
Conclusions
Conclusions and outlook
ISBN:9783319070797
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Keywords: Thermodynamics
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Title:Chemical Kinetics, Stochastic Processes, and Irreversible Thermodynamics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Moiss Santilln
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book brings theories in nonlinear dynamics, stochastic processes, irreversible thermodynamics, physical chemistry, and biochemistry together in an introductory but formal and comprehensive manner. Coupled with examples, thetheories are developed stepwise, starting with the simplest concepts and building upon them into a more general framework. Furthermore, each new mathematical derivation is immediately applied to one or more biological systems. Thelast chapters focus on applying mathematical an d physical techniques to study systems such as: gene regulatory networks and ion channels. The target audience of this book are mainly final year undergraduate and graduate students with asolid mathematical background (physicists, mathematicians, and engi neers), as well as with basic notions of biochemistry and cellular biology. This book can also be useful to students with a biological background who are interestedin mathematical modeling, and have a working knowledge of calculus, differential equations, and a basic understanding of probability theory
Contents:Brief Introduction to Chemical Kinetics
Brief Introduction to Thermodynamics
Different Approaches to Analyzing a Simple Chemical Reaction
Molecule Synthesis and Degradation
Enzymatic Reactions
Receltor
Ligand Interaction
Cooperativity
Gene Expression and Regulation
Ion Channel Dynamics and Ion Transport Across Memberanes
References
Index
ISBN:9783319066899
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Series:Lecture Notes on Mathematical Modelling in the Life Sciences, 2193-4789
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Chemistry Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Input Modeling with Phase-Type Distributions and Markov Models [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications
Author(s): Peter Buchholz
Jan Kriege
Iryna Felko
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Containing a summary of several recent results on Markov-based input modeling in a coherent notation, this book introduces and compares algorithms for parameter fitting and gives an overview of available software tools in thearea. Due to progress mad e in recent years with respect to new algorithms to generate PH distributions and Markovian arrival processes from measured data, the models outlined are useful alternatives to other distributions or stochasticprocesses used for input modeling. Graduate s tudents and researchers in applied probability, operations research and computer science along with practitioners using simulation or analytical models for performance analysis and capacityplanning will find the unified notation and up-to-date results pre sented useful. Input modeling is the key step in model based system analysis to adequately describe the load of a system using stochastic models. The goal of inputmodeling is to find a stochastic model to describe a sequence ofmeasurements from a real sys tem to model for example the inter-arrival times of packets in a computer network or failure times of components in a manufacturing plant.Typical application areas are performance and dependability analysis of computer systems, communication networks, log istics or manufacturing systems but also the analysis of biological or chemical reaction networks and similarproblems. Often the measured values have a high variability and are correlated. Its been known for a long time that Markov based models like phase type distributions or Markovian arrival processes are very general and allow one tocapture even complex behaviors. However, the parameterization of these models results often in a complex and non-linear optimization problem. Only recently, several new re sults about the modeling capabilities of Markov based models andalgorithms to fit the parameters of those models have been published
Contents:1. Introduction
2. Phase Type Distributions
3. Parameter Fitting for Phase Type Distributions
4. Markovian Arrival Processes
5. Parameter Fitting of MAPs
6. Stochastic Models including PH Distributions and MAPs
7. Software Tools
8. Conclusion
References
Index
ISBN:9783319066745
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer software , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Managing Complexity, Reducing Perplexity [electronic resource] : Modeling Biological Systems
Author(s): Marcello Delitala
Giulia Ajmone Marsan
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This bookis devoted to an overview of the status of the art in the study of complex systems, with particular focus on the analysis of systems pertaining to living matter. Both senior scientists and young researchers from diverseand prestigious instit utions with a deliberately interdisciplinary cut were invited, in order to compare approaches and problems from different disciplines.The common aim of the contributionsis to analyze the complexity of livingsystems by means of new mathematical paradigms t hat are more adherent to reality and which are able to generate both exploratory and predictive models that are capable of achieving a deeper insight into life science phenomena
Contents:Mathematical Ecology of Cancer. T.Hillen and M.A. Lewis
Quantitative Approaches to Heterogeneity and Growth Variability in Cell Populations. P. Macansantos and V. Quaranta
A Stochastic Model of Glioblastoma Invasion: the Impact of Phenotypic Switching. P.Gerlee and S.Nelander
A Hybrid Model for E. Coli Chemotaxis: from Signaling Pathway to Pattern Formation. F.Matthus
Multiscale Analysis and Modelling for Cancer Growth and Development. D. Trucu and M.A. J. Chaplain
A Non
linear Flux
limited Model for the Transport of Morphogens. Glycosylation: a Phenomenon Shared by all Domain
ISBN:9783319037592
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Series:Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, 2194-1009 : v67
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Keywords: Mathematics
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Title:Mathematical Models and Methods for Planet Earth [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alessandra Celletti
Ugo Locatelli
Tommaso Ruggeri
Elisabetta Strickland
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:In 2013 several scientific activities have been devoted to mathematical researches for the study of planet Earth. The current volume presents a selection of the highly topical issues presented at the workshop MathematicalModels and Methods for Planet Earth, held in Roma (Italy), in May 2013. The fields of interest span from impacts of dangerous asteroids to the safeguard from space debris, from climatic changes to monitoring geological events, fromthe study of tumor growth to sociological problems. I n all these fields the mathematical studies play a relevant role as a tool for the analysis of specific topics and as an ingredient of multidisciplinary problems. To investigatethese problems we will see many different mathematical tools at work: just to mention some, stochastic processes, PDE, normal forms, chaos theory
Contents:1 Christiane Rousseau: Mathematics of Planet Earth
2 Laure Saint
Raymond: The role of boundary layers in the large
scale ocean circulation
3 Paolo Dai Pra: Noise
induced periodicity: some stochastic models for complex biological systems
4 Andrea Tosin: Kinetic equations and stochastic game theory for social systems
5 Luigi Preziosi: Using mathematical modelling as a virtual microscope to support biomedical research
6 Adriano Barra: Ferromagnetic models for cooperative behavior: Revisiting Universality in complex phenomena
7 Ettore Perozzi:
ISBN:9783319026572
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Series:Springer INdAM Series, 2281-518X : v6
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Keywords: Environmental sciences , Geography , Mathematical physics
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Title:Elliptic Partial Differential Equations [electronic resource] : Volume 2: Reaction-Diffusion Equations
Author(s): Vitaly Volpert
Date:2014
Publisher:Basel : Springer Basel : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:If we had to formulate in one sentence what this book is about it might be How partial differential equations can help to understand heat explosion, tumor growth or evolution of biological species. These and many otherapplications are described by re action-diffusion equations. The theory of reaction-diffusion equations appeared in the first half of the last century. In the present time, it is widely used in population dynamics, chemical physics,biomedical modelling. The purpose of this book is to pre sent the mathematical theory of reaction-diffusion equations in the context of their numerous applications. We will go from the general mathematical theory to specific equationsand then to their applications. Mathematical anaylsis of reaction-diffusion eq uations will be based on the theory of Fredholm operators presented in the first volume. Existence, stability and bifurcations of solutions will be studiedfor bounded domains and in the case of travelling waves. The classical theory of reaction-diffusion equations and new topics such as nonlocal equations and multi-scale models in biology will be considered
Contents:I. Introduction to the theory of reaction
diffusion equations
Chapter 1. Reaction
diffusion processes, models and applications
Chapter 2. Methods of analysis
Chapter 3. Reaction
diffusion problems in bounded domains
Chapter 4. Reaction
diffusion problems on the whole axis
II. Reaction
diffusion waves in cylinders
Chapter 5. Monotone systems
Chapter 6. Reaction
diffusion problems with convection
Chapter 7. Reaction
diffusion systems with different diffusion coefficients
Chapter 8. Nonlinear boundary conditions
Chapter 9. Nonlocal reaction
diffusion equations
Cha
ISBN:9783034808132
Series:eBooks
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Series:Monographs in Mathematics, 1017-0480 : v104
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Differential equations, partial
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Title:Topical Directions of Informatics [electronic resource] : In Memory of V. M. Glushkov
Author(s): Ivan V Sergienko
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This work is devoted to the late Ukrainian computer scientist V. M. Glushkov on the 90th anniversary of his birthday. Dr. Glushkov is known for his contribution to the world computer science and technology, and this volumeanalyzes the ideas and paths of development of informatics formulated by him, and demonstrates their important role in constructing computer technologies of basic research in the fields of applied mathematics, theories of computerprogramming, and computing systems. A significant po rtion of the monograph is devoted to the elucidation of new results obtained in the field of mathematical modeling of complicated processes, creation of new methods for solvingand investigating optimization problems in different statements, and developmen t of computer technologies for investigations in the field of economy, biology, medicine, and information security in systems. The monograph will be ofparticular interest to informatics specialists and experts using methods of informatics and computer te chnologies to investigate complicated processes of different natures and developing new information technologies. It may also beuseful for both graduate students and postgraduates specializing in Computer Science
Contents:Introduction
1. Theoretical and Applied Programming
2. Supercomputers and Intelligent Technologies of High
Performance Computing
3. Computer Technologies as Tools for Studying Complicated Processes
4. Mathematical Models and Computer Technologies in Investigating Economic Processes
5. Mathematical Modeling and Investigation of Complicated Processes
6. Optimization Methods for Solving Transcomputational Problems
7. Combinatorial Optimization Problems
8. Computer Technologies in Medical and Biological Research
ISBN:9781493904761
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Series:Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v78
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics
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Title:Nano-Optics for Enhancing Light-Matter Interactions on a Molecular Scale [electronic resource] : Plasmonics, Photonic Materials and Sub-Wavelength Resolution
Author(s): Baldassare Di Bartolo
John Collins
Date:2013
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This volume presents a considerable number of interrelated contributions dealing with the new scientific ability to shape and control matter and electromagnetic fields on a sub-wavelength scale. The topics range from thefundamental ones, such as phot onic metamateriials, plasmonics and sub-wavelength resolution to the more applicative, such as detection of single molecules, tomography on a micro-chip, fluorescence spectroscopy of biological systems,coherent control of biomolecules, biosensing of singl e proteins, terahertz spectroscopy of nanoparticles, rare earth ion-doped nanoparticles, random lasing, and nanocoax array architecture. The various subjects bridge over thedisciplines of physics, biology and chemistry, making this volume of interest to p eople working in these fields. The emphasis is on the principles behind each technique and on examining the full potential of each technique. Thecontributions that appear in this volume were presented at a NATO Advanced Study Institute that was held in Er ice, Italy,3-18 July, 2011. The pedagogical aspect of the Institute is reflected in the topics presented in this volume
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ISBN:9789400753136
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Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
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Title:Traffic and Granular Flow '11 [electronic resource]
Author(s): Valery V Kozlov
Alexander P Buslaev
Alexander S Bugaev
Marina V Yashina
Andreas Schadschneider
Michael Schreckenberg
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book continues the biannual series of conference proceedings, which has become a classical reference resource in traffic and granular research alike. It addresses new developments at the interface between physics, engineeringand computational sc ience. Complex systems, where many simple agents, be they vehicles or particles, give rise to surprising and fascinating phenomena. The contributions collected in these proceedings cover several research fields,all of which deal with transport. Topics in clude highway, pedestrian and internet traffic, granular matter, biological transport, transport networks, data acquisition, data analysis and technological applications. Differentperspectives, i.e. modeling, simulations, experiments and phenomenological observations, are considered
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Contents:Part I: Highway and urban vehicular traffic
Part II: Pedestrian traffic and evacuation dynamics
Part III: Granular flow
Part IV: Traffic networks and Intelligent Traffic Systems
ISBN:9783642396694
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Keywords: Mathematics , Engineering
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Title:Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems 2012 [electronic resource]
Author(s): Thomas Gilbert
Markus Kirkilionis
Gregoire Nicolis
Date:2013
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The European Conference on Complex Systems, held under the patronage of the Complex Systems Society, is an annual event that has become the leading European conference devoted to complexity science. ECCS'12, its ninth edition,took place in Brussels, during the first week of September 2012. It gathered about 650 scholars representing a wide range of topics relating to complex systems research, with emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches. More specifically,the following tracks were covered: 1. Founda tions of Complex Systems 2. Complexity, Information and Computation 3. Prediction, Policy and Planning, Environment 4. Biological Complexity 5. Interacting Populations, Collective Behavior6. Social Systems, Economics and Finance This book contains a selec tion of the contributions presented at the conference and its satellite meetings. Its contents reflect the extent, diversity and richness of research areas in thefield, both fundamental and applied.
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Contents:Part I. Foundations of Complex Systems
Part II. Complexity, Information and Computation
Part III. Prediction, Policy and Planning, Environment
Part IV. Biological Complexity
Part V. Interacting Populations, Collective Behavior
Part VI. Social Systems, Economics and Finance
Part VII. Contributions to Satellite Meetings
VII.a. Complexity in Spatial Dynamics
VII.B. Space
Time Phases
VII.C. Complex Dynamics in Cellular Systems
VII.D. Information Processing with Recurrent Dynamical Systems: Theory and Experiment
VII.E. Complexity in the Real World
From Policy Inte
ISBN:9783319003955
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Keywords: Biological models , Statistics , Engineering , Economics, Mathematical
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Title:Exciting Interdisciplinary Physics [electronic resource] : Quarks and Gluons / Atomic Nuclei / Relativity and Cosmology / Biological Systems
Author(s): Walter Greiner
Date:2013
Publisher:Heidelberg : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Nuclear physics is an exciting, broadly faceted field. It spans a wide range of topics, reaching from nuclear structure physics to high-energy physics, astrophysics and medical physics (heavy ion tumor therapy). New developmentsare presented in this volume and the status of research is reviewed. A major focus is put on nuclear structure physics, dealing with superheavy elements and with various forms of exotic nuclei: strange nuclei, very neutron rich nuclei,nuclei of antimatter. Also quantum electro dynamics of strong fields is addressed, which is linked to the occurrence of giant nuclear systems in, e.g., U+U collisions. At high energies nuclear physics joins with elementary particlephysics. Various chapters address the theory of elementary matter a t high densities and temperature, in particular the quark gluon plasma which is predicted by quantum chromodynamics (QCD) to occur in high-energy heavy ion collisions.In the field of nuclear astrophysics, the properties of neutron stars and quark stars ar e discussed. A topic which transcends nuclear physics is discussed in two chapters: The proposed pseudocomplex extension of Einstein's GeneralRelativity leads to the prediction that there are no black holes and that big bang cosmology has to be revised. F inally, the interdisciplinary nature of this volume is further accentuated by chapters on protein folding and onmagnetoreception in birds and many other animals
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Contents:Superheavy Elements
Nuclear Structure and Reactions
High
Energy Nuclear Physics
Astrophysics, Particle Physics
Atomic Physics
Theoretical Biology
Photographs
ISBN:9783319000473
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Keywords: Nuclear physics , Quantum theory
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Title:Control and Optimization with PDE Constraints [electronic resource]
Author(s): Kristian Bredies
Christian Clason
Karl Kunisch
Gregory Winckel
Date:2013
Publisher:Basel : Springer Basel : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:Many mathematical models of physical, biological and social systems involve partial differential equations (PDEs). The desire to understand and influence these systems naturally leads to considering problems of control andoptimization. This book pres ents important topics in the areas of control of PDEs and of PDE-constrained optimization, covering the full spectrum from analysis to numerical realization and applications. Leading scientists addresscurrent topics such as non-smooth optimization, Hamilt onJacobiBellmann equations, issues in optimization and control of stochastic partial differential equations, reduced-order models and domain decomposition, discretizationerror estimates for optimal control problems, and control of quantum-dynamical system s. These contributions originate from the International Workshop on Control and Optimization of PDEs in Mariatrost in October 2011. This book isan excellent resource for students and researchers in control or optimization of differential equations. Reader s interested in theory or in numerical algorithms will find this book equally useful
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Contents:Preface
An Adaptive POD Approximation Method for the Control of Advection
Diffusion Equations (A. Alla and M. Falcone)
Generalized Sensitivity Analysis for Delay Differential Equations (H. T. Banks, D. Robbins and K. L. Sutton)
Regularity and Unique Existence of Solution to Linear Diffusion Equation with Multiple Time
Fractional Derivatives (S. Beckers and M. Yamamoto)
Nonsmooth Optimization Method and Sparsity (K. Ito)
Parareal in Time Intermediate Targets Methods for Optimal Control Problem (Y. Maday, M
K. Riahi and J. Solomon)
HamiltonJacobiBellman Equations on Mu
ISBN:9783034806312
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Series:International Series of Numerical Mathematics : v164
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differential equations, partial , Computer science Mathematics , Numerical analysis , Mathematical optimization
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Title:Evolution Equations Arising in the Modelling of Life Sciences [electronic resource]
Author(s): Messoud Efendiev
Date:2013
Publisher:Basel : Springer Basel : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:This book deals with the modeling, analysis and simulation of problems arising in the life sciences, and especially in biological processes. The models and findings presented result from intensive discussions with microbiologists,doctors and medical staff, physicists, chemists and industrial engineers and are based on experimental data. They lead to a new class of degenerate density-dependent nonlinear reaction-diffusion convective equations that simultaneouslycomprise two kinds of degeneracy: porous -medium and fast-diffusion type degeneracy. To date, this class is still not clearly understood in the mathematical literature and thus especially interesting. The author both derivesrealistic life science models and their above-mentioned governing equat ions of the degenerate types and systematically studies these classes of equations. In each concrete case well-posedness, the dependence of solutions on boundaryconditions reflecting some properties of the environment, and the large-time behavior of solut ions are investigated and in some instances also studied numerically
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Contents:Preface
1 Auxiliary Materials
2 Global attractors for autonomous evolution equations
3 Verifying life science models containing diffusion, transport and interaction of species
4 Positivity criterion for systems of stochastic PDEs
Existence and longtime behaviour of a biofilm model
6 The blood coagulation cascade in a perfusion experiment: example from pharmaceutical industry
Index
ISBN:9783034806152
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Keywords: Mathematics , Biological models , Ecology , Differential equations, partial , Physiology Mathematics
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Title:Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations with Applications [electronic resource]
Author(s): Tom Roubek
Date:2013
Edition:2nd ed. 2013
Publisher:Basel : Springer Basel : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:This book primarily concerns quasilinear and semilinear elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations, inequalities, and systems. The exposition leads the reader through the general theory based on abstract (pseudo-)monotone or accretive oper ators as fast as possible towards the analysis of concrete differential equations, which have specific applications in continuum (thermo-) mechanics of solids and fluids, electrically (semi-) conductive media,modelling of biological systems, or in mechani cal engineering. Selected parts aremainly an introduction into the subject while some others form an advanced textbook. Thesecond edition simplifies and extends the exposition atparticular spots and augments the applications especially towards thermally coupled systems, magnetism, and more. The intended audience is graduate and PhD students as well as researchers in the theory of partial differential equationsor in mathematical modelling of distributed parameter systems. ------ The monograph contains a w ealth of material in both the abstract theory of steady-state or evolution equations of monotone and accretive type and concreteapplications to nonlinear partial differential equations from mathematical modeling. The organization of the material is well d one, and the presentation, although concise, is clear, elegant and rigorous. () this book is a notableaddition to the existing literature. Also, it certainly will prove useful to engineers, physicists, biologists and other scientists interested in the ana lysis of (...) nonlinear differential models of the real world. (MathematicalReviews)
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Contents:Preface
Preface to the 2nd edition
Notational conventions
1 Preliminary general material
I Steady
state problems
2 Pseudomonotone or weakly continuous mappings
3 Accretive mappings
4 Potential problems: smooth case
5 Nonsmooth problems variational inequalities
6. Systems of equations: particular examples
II Evolution problems
7 Special auxiliary tools
8 Evolution by pseudomonotone or weakly continuous mappings
9 Evolution governed by accretive mappings
10 Evolution governed by certain set
valued mappings
11 Doubly
nonlinear problems
12 Systems o
ISBN:9783034805131
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Keywords: Mathematics , Functional equations , Differential equations, partial , Computer science Mathematics , Numerical analysis
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Title:Time [electronic resource] : Poincar Seminar 2010
Author(s): Bertrand Duplantier
Date:2013
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Note:This eleventh volume in the Poincar Seminar Series presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the concept of Time, which poses some of the most challenging questions in science. Five articles, written by the Fields medalistC. Villani, the two outst anding theoretical physicists T. Damour and C. Jarzynski, the leading experimentalist C. Salomon, and the famous philosopher of science H. Price, describe recent developments related to the mathematical,physical, experimental, and philosophical facets of this fascinating concept. These articles are also highly pedagogical, as befits their origin in lectures to a broad scientific audience. Highlights include a description of themanifold fundamental physical issues in play with time, in particular with the changes of perspective implied by Special and General Relativity a mathematically precise discussion of irreversibility and entropy in the context ofBoltzmann's and Vlasov's equations a thorough survey of the recently developed thermodynamics at the nanos cale, the scale most relevant to biological physics a description of the new cold atom space clockPHARAO to beinstalled in 2015 onboard the International Space Station, which will allow a test of Einstein's gravitational shift with a record precision of 2 10-6, and enable a test of the stability over time of the fundamental constants ofphysics, an issue first raised by Dirac in 1937 and last, but not least, a logical and clarifying philosophical discussion of Time's arrow, a phrase first coined by Edding ton in 1928 in a challenge to physics to resolve thepuzzle of the time-asymmetry of our universe, and echoed here in a short pome en prose by C. de Mitry. This book should be of broad general interest to physicists, mathematicians, and philosophers
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Contents:Foreword
Time and Relativity, Thibault Damour
(Ir)reversibility and Entropy, Cdric Villani
(Ir)rversibilit et entropie, Cdric Villani
Equalities and Inequalities: Irreversibility and the Second Law of Thermodynamics at the Nanoscale, Christopher Jarzynski
Time Measurement in the XXIst Century, Christophe Salomon
Times Arrow and Eddingtons Challenge, Huw Price
Image of Times Irreversibility, Catherine de Mitry
Image de l'irrversibilit du Temps, Catherine de Mitry
ISBN:9783034803595
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Distribution (Probability theory) , Quantum theory , Mechanics
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Title:Dynamics of Information Systems: Algorithmic Approaches [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alexey Sorokin
Panos M Pardalos
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Dynamics of Information Systems: Algorithmic Approaches presents recent developments and results found by participants of the Fourth International Conference on the Dynamics of Information Systems, which took place at theUniversity of Florida, Gaines ville FL, USA on February 2022, 2012. The purpose of this conference was to bring together scientists and engineers from industry, government, and universities to exchange knowledge and results in abroad range of topics relevant to the theory and practice of the dynamics of information systems. Dynamics of Information plays an increasingly critical role in our society. The influence of information on social, biological, genetic,and military systems must be better understood to achieve large advances in th e capability and understanding of these systems. Applications are widespread and include: detection of terrorist networks, design of highly efficientbusinesses, computer networks, quantum entanglement, genome modeling, multi-robotic systems, and industria l and manufacturing safety. The book contains state-of-the-art work on theory and practice relevant to the dynamics ofinformation systems. It covers algorithmic approaches to numerical computations with infinite and infinitesimal numbers presents importan t problems arising in service-oriented systems, such as dynamic composition and analysis ofmodern service-oriented information systems and estimation of customer service times on a rail network from GPS data addresses the complexity of the problems arisin g in stochastic and distributed systems and discusses modulatingcommunication for improving multi-agent learning convergence. Network issuesin particular minimum-risk maximum-clique problems, vulnerability of sensor networks, influence diffusion, communit y detection, and link prediction insocial network analysis, as well as a comparative analysis of algorithms for transmission network expansion planningare described in later chapters
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Contents:Numerical computations with infinite and infinitesimal numbers: Theory and applications (Y.D. Sergeyev)
Dynamic Composition and Analysis of modern service
oriented information systems (H. Abdulrab, E. Babkin, and J. Doucy)
Estimating Customer Service Times on a Rail Network from GPS Data (S. Spanton)
A Risk
Averse Game
Theoretic Approach to Distributed Control (K. Pham and M. Pachter)
Static Teams and Stochastic Games (M. Pachter and K. Pham)
A Framework for Coordination in Distributed Stochastic Systems: Output Feedback and Performance Risk Aversion (K. Pham)
Modulating Comm
ISBN:9781461475828
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Series:Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, 2194-1009 : v51
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Systems theory , Operations research
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Title:Bounded Noises in Physics, Biology, and Engineering [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alberto d'Onofrio
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:Since the parameters in dynamical systems of biological interest are inherently positive and bounded, bounded noises are a natural way to model the realistic stochastic fluctuations of a biological system that are caused by itsinteraction with the ex ternal world. Bounded Noises in Physics, Biology, and Engineering is the first contributed volumedevoted to the modeling of bounded noises in theoretical and applied statistical mechanics, quantitative biology,and mathematical physics.It gives an overview of the currentstate-of-the-art and isintended to stimulatefurther research. The volumeis organized in four parts. The first part presents the main kinds of bounded noises andtheir applications in theoretical physics. The theory of bounded stochastic pro cesses is intimately linked to its applications to mathematical and statistical physics, and it would be difficult and unnatural to separate the theory fromits physical applications. The second is devoted to framing bounded noises in the theory of random dynamical systems and random bifurcations, while the third is devoted to applications of bounded stochastic processes in biology, one ofthe major areas of potential applications of this subject. The final part concerns the application of bounded stochasti c processes in mechanical and structural engineering, the area where the renewed interest for non-Gaussian boundednoises started. Pure mathematicians working on stochastic calculus will find here a rich source of problems that are challenging from the poi nt of view of contemporary nonlinear analysis. Bounded Noises in Physics, Biology, andEngineering is intended for scientists working on stochastic processes with an interest in both fundamental issues and applications.It will appeal to a broad range of a pplied mathematicians, mathematical biologists, physicists,engineers, and researchers in other fields interested in complexity theory. Itis accessible to anyonewith a working knowl
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Contents:Introduction
Part I : Modeling of Bounded Noises and Their Applications in Physics
On Bounded Stochastic Processes
Dynamics of Systems With Randomly Disordered Periodic Excitations
Noise
Induced Phenomena: Effects of Noises Based on Tsallis Statistics
Dynamical Systems Driven by Dichotomous Noise
Stochastic Oscillator : Brownian Motion With Adhesion
Numerical Study of Energetic Stability For Harmonic Oscillator With Fluctuating Damping Parameter
A Moment
Based Approach to Bounded Non
Gaussian Colored Noise
Spatiotemporal Bounded Noises, and Their Application to the
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Keywords: Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Engineering mathematics
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Title:Mathematics for the Life Sciences [electronic resource] : Calculus, Modeling, Probability, and Dynamical Systems
Author(s): Glenn Ledder
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Mathematics for the Life Sciences provides present and future biologists with the mathematical concepts and tools needed to understand and use mathematical models and read advanced mathematical biology books. It presentsmathematics in biological cont exts, focusing on the central mathematical ideas, and providing detailed explanations. The author assumes no mathematics background beyond algebra and precalculus. Calculus is presented as aone-chapter primer that is suitable for readers who have not stud ied the subject before, as well as readers who have taken a calculus course and need a review. This primer is followed by a novel chapter on mathematical modeling thatbegins with discussions of biological data and the basic principles of modeling. The rem ainder of the chapter introduces the reader to topics in mechanistic modeling (deriving models from biological assumptions) and empiricalmodeling (using data to parameterize and select models). The modeling chapter contains a thorough treatment of key ide as and techniques that are often neglected in mathematics books. It also provides the reader with a sophisticatedviewpoint and the essential background needed to make full use of the remainder of the book, which includes two chapters on probability and it s applications to inferential statistics and three chapters on discrete and continuousdynamical systems. The biological content of the book is self-contained and includes many basic biology topics such as the genetic code, Mendelian genetics, population d ynamics, predator-prey relationships, epidemiology, andimmunology. The large number of problem sets include some drill problems along with a large number of case studies. The latter are divided into step-by-step problems and sorted into the appropriate se ction, allowing readers togradually develop complete investigations from understanding the biological assumptions to a complete analysis
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Contents:A Brief Summary of Calculus
Mathematical Modeling
Probability Distributions
Working with Probability
Dynamics of Single Populations
Discrete Dynamical Systems
Continuous Dynamical Systems
Index
ISBN:9781461472766
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Keywords: Mathematics , Life sciences , Differentiable dynamical systems
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Title:Dynamics On and Of Complex Networks, Volume 2 [electronic resource] : Applications to Time-Varying Dynamical Systems
Author(s): Animesh Mukherjee
Monojit Choudhury
Fernando Peruani
Niloy Ganguly
Bivas Mitra
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:This self-contained book systematically explores the statistical dynamics on and of complex networks with a specialfocus on time-varying networks. In the constantly changing modern world, there is an urgent need to understandproblems related to syste ms that dynamically evolve in either structure or function, or both. Thiswork is an attempt to address such problems in the framework of complex networks. Dynamics on and of Complex Networks, Volume 2:Applications to Time-Varying Dynamical Systems is a co llection of surveys and cutting-edge research contributions exploring key issues, challenges, and characteristics of dynamical networks that emerge in various complex systems.Toward this goal, the work is thematically organized into three main sections wi th the primary thrust on time-varying networks: Part I studies social dynamics Part II focuses on community identification and Part III illustratesdiffusion processes. The contributed chapters in this volume are intended to promote cross-fertilization in several research areas and will be valuable to newcomers in the field, experienced researchers, practitioners, and graduatestudents interested in pursuing research in dynamical networks with applications to computer science, statistical physics, nonlinear dynamics, linguistics, and the social sciences. This volume follows Dynamics On and Of ComplexNetworks: Applications to Biology, Computer Science, and the Social Sciences (2009), ISBN 978-0-8176-4750-6
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Contents:Part I: Social and Biological Dynamics
Part II: Information Dynamics
Part III: Theoretical Advancements
ISBN:9781461467298
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer network architectures , Telecommunication
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Title:Bayesian Networks in R [electronic resource] : with Applications in Systems Biology
Author(s): Radhakrishnan Nagarajan
Marco Scutari
Sophie Lbre
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Bayesian Networks in R with Applications in Systems Biology introduces the reader to the essential concepts in Bayesian network modeling and inference in conjunction with examples in the open-source statistical environment R. Thelevel of sophisticati on is gradually increased across the chapters with exercises and solutions for enhanced understanding and hands-on experimentation of key concepts. Applications focus on systems biology with emphasis on modelingpathways and signaling mechanisms from high throughput molecular data. Bayesian networks have proven to be especially useful abstractions in this regards as exemplified by their ability to discover new associations while validatingknown ones. It is also expected that the prevalence of publicly avai lable high-throughput biological and healthcare data sets may encourage the audience to explore investigating novel paradigms using the approaches presented in thebook
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Contents:Introduction
Bayesian Networks in the Absence of Temporal Information
Bayesian Networds in the Presence of Temporal Information
Bayesian Network Inference Algorithms
Parallel Computing for Bayesian Networks
Solutions
Index
References
ISBN:9781461464464
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Series:Use R! : v48
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Keywords: Statistics , Computer science , Mathematical statistics
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Title:Constructal Law and the Unifying Principle of Design [electronic resource]
Author(s): Luiz A.O Rocha
Sylvie Lorente
Adrian Bejan
Date:2013
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Note:Design happens everywhere, whether in animate objects (e.g., dendritic lung structures, bacterial colonies, and corals), inanimate patterns (river basins, beach slope, and dendritic crystals), social dynamics (pedestrian trafficflows), or engineered systems (heat dissipation in electronic circuitry). This design in nature often takes on remarkably similar patterns, which can be explained under one unifying Constructal Law. This book explores theunifying power of the Constructal Law and its applicatio ns in all domains of design generation and evolution, ranging from biology and geophysics to globalization, energy, sustainability, and security. The Constructal Law accountsfor the universal tendency of flow systems to morph into evolving configurations that provide greater and easier access over time. The Constructal Law resolves the many and contradictory ad hoc statements of optimality, enddesign, and destiny in nature, such as minimum and maximum entropy production and minimum and maximum flow resist ance, and also explains the designs that are observed and copied in biomimetics. Constructal Law and the UnifyingPrinciple of Design covers the fundamentals of Constructal Theory and Design, as well as presenting a variety of state-of-the-art applications . Experts from the biological, physical and social sciences demonstrate the unification ofall design phenomena in nature, and apply this knowledge to novel designs in modern engineering, such as vascularization for self-healing and self-cooling materials for aircraft, and tree fins and cavities for heat transferenhancement. Captures a world-wide movement toward design as science Defines the place of the Constructal Law in physics and thermodynamics Features an interdisciplinaryapproach that spans phys ics, biology, engineering and the social sciences Demonstrates that a single law of physics governs all the pheno
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Contents:Preface: Constructal law, design in nature, and complexity
1. The Constructal Design of Humanity on the Globe
2. Towards a Quantitative Unifying Theory of Natural Design of Flow Systems: Emergence and Evolution
3. Leaf Shapes and Venation Patterns
4. Drainage Basins Evolution with Non
Erodible Regions
5. Software Evolution and the Constructal Law
6. Constructal Design of High Conductivity Inserts
7. Constructal Design of T
shaped Water Distribution Networks
8. The Constructal Theory of Electrokinetic Transport through a Porous System
9. Constructal Theory Applied to
ISBN:9781461450498
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Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Engineering , Geology , Biological models , Thermodynamics , Hydraulic engineering , Engineering design
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Title:Intracellular Signaling Mediators in the Circulatory and Ventilatory Systems [electronic resource]
Author(s): Marc Thiriet
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The volumes in this authoritative series present a multidisciplinary approach to modeling and simulation of flows in the cardiovascular and ventilatory systems, especially multiscale modeling and coupled simulations. Thecardiovascular and respiratory systems are tightly coupled, as their primary function is to supply oxygen to and remove carbon dioxide from the body's cells. Because physiological conduits have deformable and reactive walls,macroscopic flow behavior and prediction must be coupled to p henomenological models of nano- and microscopic events in a corrector scheme of regulated mechanisms when the vessel lumen caliber varies markedly. Therefore, investigationof flows of blood and air in physiological conduits requires an understanding of th e biology, chemistry, and physics of these systems together with the mathematical tools to describe their functioning. Volume 4 is devoted to major setsof intracellular mediators that transmit signals upon stimulation of cell-surface receptors. Activation of signaling effectors triggers the release of substances stored in cellular organelles and/or gene transcription and proteinsynthesis. Complex stages of cell signaling can be studied using proper mathematical models, once the role of each component is c arefully handled. Volume 4 also reviews various categories of cytosolic and/or nuclear mediators andillustrates some major signal transduction pathways, such as NFkappaB axis, oxygen sensing, and mechanotransduction. Reviews signaling pathways in the regu lation of circulatory and respiratory function Describes ion and molecularcarriers and receptors Integrates biology, chemistry, and physics for a multidisciplinary understanding of physiological flows
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Contents:1. Introduction
2. Signaling Lipids
3. Preamble to Cytoplasmic Protein Kinases
4. Cytoplasmic Protein Tyrosine Kinases
5. Cytoplasmic Protein Serine/Threonine Kinases
6. Dual
Specificity Protein Kinases
7. Mitogen
Activated Protein Kinase Module
8. Dual
Specificity Protein Kinases
9. Guanosine Triphosphatases and Their Regulators
10. Other Major Types of Signaling Mediators
11. Signaling Pathways
12. Conclusion
References
List of Currently Used Prefixes and Suffixes
List of Aliases
Complementary Lists of Notations
Index
ISBN:9781461443704
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Series:Biomathematical and Biomechanical Modeling of the Circulatory and Ventilatory Systems, 2193-1682 : v4
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Keywords: Cardiology , Biological models , Hydraulic engineering , Biomedical engineering
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Title:Complexity in Chemistry and Beyond: Interplay Theory and Experiment [electronic resource] : New and Old Aspects of Complexity in Modern Research
Author(s): Craig Hill
Djamaladdin G Musaev
Date:2012
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Complexity occurs in biological and synthetic systems alike. This general phenomenon has been addressed in recent publications by investigators in disciplines ranging from chemistry and biology to psychology and philosophy.Studies of complexity for m olecular scientists have focussed on breaking symmetry, dissipative processes, and emergence. Investigators in the social and medical sciences have focused on neurophenomenology, cognitive approaches andself-consciousness. Complexity in both structure and function is inherent in many scientific disciplines of current significance and also in technologies of current importance that are rapidly evolving to address global societalneeds. Several of these multifaceted scientific disciplines are addressed in th is book including complexity from the general and philosophical perspective, magnetic phenomena, control of self assembly and function in largemulticomponent clusters, application of theory to probe structure and mechanism in highly complex molecular spec ies, and the design of multifunctional nanoscale molecules of value in decontamination and solar fuels research. Eachchapter is both a review and addresses some ongoing challenges, thus each should provide a good preparation for further work in these high ly active areas of research endeavour.
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Contents:Challenges of Complexity in Chemistry and Beyond K. Mainzer
Emergence, breaking symmetry and neurophenomenology as pillars of chemical tenets A. Dei
Complexity in Molecular Magnetism D. Gatteschi
Rational Design of Single
Molecule Magnets T.Glaser
Emergence in Inorganic Polyoxometalate Cluster Systems: From Dissipative Dynamics to Artificial Life L. Cronin
.The Amazingly Complex Behaviour of Molybdenum Blue Solutions E. Diemann and A. Mller
Encapsulated Water Molecules in Polyoxometalates. Insights from Molecular Dynamics P. Mir and C. Bo
Organometallic Dendrimers: De
ISBN:9789400755482
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Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
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Keywords: Chemistry , Chemistry, inorganic
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Title:The Linear Algebra a Beginning Graduate Student Ought to Know [electronic resource]
Author(s): Jonathan S Golan
Date:2012
Edition:3rd ed. 2012
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:Linear algebra is a living, active branch of mathematics which is central to almost all other areas of mathematics, both pure and applied, as well as to computer science, to the physical, biological, and social sciences, and toengineering. It encompa sses an extensive corpus of theoretical results as well as a large and rapidly-growing body of computational techniques. Unfortunately, in the past decade, the content of linear algebra courses required tocomplete an undergraduate degree in mathematics ha s been depleted to the extent that they fail to provide a sufficient theoretical or computational background. Students are not only less able to formulate or even follow mathematicalproofs, they are also less able to understand the mathematics of the nume rical algorithms they need for applications. Certainly, the material presented in the average undergraduate course is insufficient for graduate study. This bookis intended to fill the gap which has developed by providing enough theoretical and computation al material to allow the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student to overcome this deficiency and be able to work independentlyor in advanced courses. The book is intended to be used either as a self-study guide, a textbook for a course in adv anced linear algebra, or as a reference book. It is also designed to prepare a student for the linear algebra portionof prelim exams or PhD qualifying exams. The volume is self-contained to the extent that it does not assume any previous formal knowledge of linear algebra, though the reader is assumed to have been exposed, at least informally, tosome of the basic ideas and techniques, such as manipulation of small matrices and the solution of small systems of linear equations over the real numbers. More i mportantly, it assumes a seriousness of purpose, considerable motivation,and a modicum of mathematical sophistication on the part of the reader. In the latest edition, new major theorems have been added
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ISBN:9789400726369
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Keywords: Mathematics , Electronic data processing , Algebra , Matrix theory , Algorithms
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Title:Radiation Damage in Biomolecular Systems [electronic resource]
Author(s): Gustavo Garc Gez-Tejedor
Martina Christina Fuss
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Netherlands
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ISBN:9789400725638
Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
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Keywords: Medical and Radiation Physics , Radiotherapy , Biophysics and Biological Physics , Nucleic Acid Chemistry , Effects of Radiation/Radiation Protection
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