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Title:First Complex Systems Digital Campus World E-Conference 2015
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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:Space, Time and the Limits of Human Understanding
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIII, 530 p. 51 illus p.)
Contents:Philosophy: Śrīharṣa on the Indefinability of Time by Jonathan Duquette and Krishnamurti Ramasubramanian -- Why Spacetime Has a Life of its Own by James Robert Brown -- From Time to Time by Nathan Salmon -- Relativity Theory may not
have the last Word on the Nature of Time: Quantum Theory and Probabilism by Nicholas Maxwell -- Space as a Source and as an Object of Knowledge: The Transformation of the Concept of Space in the Post-Kantian Philosophy of Geometry by
Francesca Biagioli -- Space, Time and (how they) Matter by Valia Allori -- The Phenomenology of Space and Time: Husserl, Sartre, Derrida by Hans Herlof Grelland -- Time and Space in Ancient India, Pre­-Philosophical Period by Michael
Witzel and Nataliya Yanchevskaya -- Time in Physics and Time in Awareness by E. C. G. Sudarshan -- Physics: The Future’s Not Ours to See, by Tony Sudbury -- Nature’s Book Keeping System by Gerard ‘t Hooft -- An anomaly in space and
time and the origin of dynamics by Joan A. Vaccaro -- Spacetime and Reality: Facing the Ultimate Judge by Vesselin Petkov -- Hermann Weyl’s Space-Time Geometry and its Impact on Theories of Fundamental Interactions by Norbert Straumann
-- Space, Time, and Adynamical Explanation in the Relational Blockworld by W.M. Stuckey, Michael Silberstein, and Timothy McDevitt -- Matter, Space, Time, and Motion: A Unified Gravitational Perspective by C. S. Unnikrishnan --
Spacetime is Doomed by George Musser -- Mathematics: Geometry and Physical Space by Mary Leng -- The Geometry of Manifolds and the Perception of Space by Raymond O. Wells, Jr -- Topos Theoretic Approach to Space and Time by Goro C.
Kato -- Paradox? The Mathematics of Space-Time and the Limits of Human Understanding by Paul Ernest -- General Relativity, Time, and Determinism by James Isenberg -- “Now” has an infinitesimal positive duration by Reuben Hersh -- The
Fundamental Problem of Dynamics by Julian Barbour -- What’s wrong with the Platonic ideal of space and time? by Lorenzo Sadun -- Biology/Cognitive Science: Syntactic Space by Rajesh Kasturirangan -- Time measurement in living systems:
Human understanding and health implications by L Abhilash and Vijay Kumar Sharma -- The cellular space-the space of life by Pier Luigi Luisi -- The consciousness of space, the space of consciousness by Mauro Bergonzi and Pier Luigi
Luisi -- Time and Suffering (False metaphors, (de)synchronous times, and internal dynamics) by Norman Sieroka -- Evolutionary Time and the Creation of the Space of Life by Randall E. Auxier -- Computer Science: A computational
mathematics view of space, time and complexity by David H. Bailey and Jonathan M. Borwein -- The Black Hole in Mathematics by A. K. Dewdney -- Gödel’s Ontological Dreams by Gary Mar -- ‘Photographing the Footsteps of Time’: Space and
Time in Charles Babbage’s Calculating Engines by Doron Swade -- Gödel incompleteness and the empirical sciences by N. C. A. da Costa and F. A. Doria -- Miscellaneous: The Novel and the Map: Spatiotemporal Form and Discourse in Literary
Cartography by Robert T. Tally Jr -- Time, Space, and the Human Geographies of Opportunity by Donald G. Janelle -- Losing Time and Space: Experiencing Immersion by Diana J. Reichenbach. <
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Keywords: Physics , Epistemology , Metaphysics , Gravitation , Cosmology , Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Epistemology , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Cosmology , Metaphysics
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Title:Handbook of Statistical Systems Biology
Author(s): Stumpf
Date:2011
Publisher:Wiley
Size:1 online resource (531 p.)
ISBN:9780470710869
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Keywords: Statistics
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Title:Biomolecular Networks: Methods and Applications in Systems Biology
Author(s): Chen
Date:2009
Publisher:Wiley
Size:1 online resource (388 p.)
ISBN:9780470243732
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Keywords: General Computing
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Title:Boundaries of a Complex World
Author(s): Andrei Ludu
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (112 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-49078-5
Contents:Part I Arts and Nonlinear Systems: `Nonlineart' -- Part II Mathematical Language -- Part III Applications -- Conclusions -- References
ISBN:9783662490785
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Keywords: Physics , Physical geography , Systems biology , Ecology , System theory , Statistical physics , Complexity, Computational , Physics , Nonlinear Dynamics , Complex Systems , Complexity , Systems Biology , Theoretical Ecology/Statistics , Earth System Sciences
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Title:Replication of Chaos in Neural Networks, Economics and Physics
Author(s): Marat Akhmet
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (133 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-47500-3
Contents:Introduction -- Replication of Continuous Chaos about Equilibria -- Chaos Extension in Hyperbolic Systems -- Entrainment by Chaos -- Chaotification of Impulsive Systems by Perturbations -- Chaos Generation in Continuous/Discrete-Time
Models -- Economic Models with Deterministic Chaos as Generated by Exogenous Continuous/Discrete Shocks -- Replication of Chaos by Neural Networks -- ntrainment by Spatiotemporal Chaos in Glow Discharge-Semiconductor Systems
ISBN:9783662475003
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Keywords: Physics , Difference equations , Functional equations , Biomathematics , Statistical physics , Mechanics , Mechanics, Applied , Economic theory , Physics , Nonlinear Dynamics , Difference and Functional Equations , Theoretical and Applied Mechanics , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Mathematical and Computational Biology
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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: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: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: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: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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Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Engineering
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Title:Theory and Applications of Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems [electronic resource] : ICDEA, Muscat, Oman, May 26 - 30, 2013
Author(s): Ziyad AlSharawi
Jim M Cushing
Saber Elaydi
Date:2014
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:This volume contains the proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Difference Equations and Applications, held at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman in May 2013. The conference brought together experts and novices inthe theory and appli cations of difference equations and discrete dynamical systems. The volume features papers in difference equations and discrete time dynamical systems with applications to mathematical sciences and, in particular,mathematical biology, ecology, and epidemi ology. It includes four invited papers and eight contributed papers. Topics covered include: competitive exclusion through discrete time models, Benford solutions of linear differenceequations, chaos and wild chaos in Lorenz-type systems, advances in peri odic difference equations, the periodic decomposition problem, dynamic selection systems and replicator equations, and asymptotic equivalence of differenceequations in Banach Space. This book will appeal to researchers, scientists, and educators who work in the fields of difference equations, discrete time dynamical systems and their applications.
Contents:Papers by Invited Speakers: Competitive exclusion through discrete time models: Azmy S. Ackleh and Paul L. Salceanu
Benford solutions of linear difference equations: Arno Berger and Gideon Eshun
Harvesting and dynamics in some one
dimensional population models: Eduardo Liz and Frank M. Hilker
Chaos and wild chaos in Lorenz
type systems: Hinke M. Osinga, Bernd Krauskopf and Stefanie Hittmeyer
Contributed Papers: Almost automorphic sequences and their application to a model of cellular neural network: Syed Abbas
Advances in periodic difference equations with open problems: Ziyad A
ISBN:9783662441404
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Keywords: Mathematics , Functional equations , Differentiable dynamical systems , Genetics Mathematics
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Title:Neural Fields [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications
Author(s): Stephen Coombes
Peter beim Graben
Roland Potthast
James Wright
Date:2014
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:With this book, the editors present the first comprehensive collection in neural field studies, authored by leading scientists in the field - among them are two of the founding-fathers of neural field theory. Up to now, researchresults in the field h ave been disseminated across a number of distinct journals from mathematics, computational neuroscience, biophysics, cognitive science and others. Starting with a tutorial for novices in neural field studies, thebook comprises chapters on emergent pattern s, their phase transitions and evolution, on stochastic approaches, cortical development, cognition, robotics and computation, large-scale numerical simulations, the coupling of neural fieldsto the electroencephalogram and phase transitions in anesthesia. The intended readership are students and scientists in applied mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical biology, and computational neuroscience. Neural field theoryand its applications have a long-standing tradition in the mathematical and computati onal neurosciences. Beginning almost 50 years ago with seminal work by Griffiths and culminating in the 1970ties with the models of Wilson and Cowan,Nunez and Amari, this important research area experienced a renaissance during the 1990ties by the groups of Ermentrout, Bressloff, Haken, and Wright. Since then, much progress has been made in both, the development of mathematical andnumerical techniques, and in physiological refinement and understanding. In contrast to large-scale neural network models desc ribed by huge connectivity matrices that are computationally expensive in numerical simulations, neural fieldmodels described by connectivity kernels allow for analytical treatment by means of functional analysis methods. Thus, a number of rigorous result s on the existence of bump and wave solutions or on inverse kernel construction problemsare nowadays available. Moreover, neural fields provide an important interface for the coupling of continuous neur
Contents:Preface
1.Tutorial on Neural Field Theory. S. Coombes, P. beim Graben and R. Potthast
Part I Theory of Neural Fields
2.A Personal Account of the Development of the Field Theory of Large
Scale Brain Activity from 1945 Onward. J. Cowan
3.HeavisideWorld: Excitation and Self
Organization of Neural Fields. Shun
ichi Amari
4.Spatiotemporal Pattern Formation in Neural Fields with Linear Adaptation. G.B. Ermentrout, S.E. Folias and Z.P. Kilpatrick
5.PDE Methods for Two
Dimensional Neural Fields. C.R. Laing
6.Numerical Simulation Scheme of One
and Two Dimensional Neural Fields Inv
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Functional analysis , Integral equations , Consciousness
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Title:An Introduction to Markov Processes [electronic resource]
Author(s): Daniel W Stroock
Date:2014
Edition:2nd ed. 2014
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book provides a rigorous but elementary introduction to the theory of Markov Processes on a countable state space. It should be accessible to students with a solid undergraduate background in mathematics, including studentsfrom engineering, econ omics, physics, and biology. Topics covered are: Doeblin's theory, general ergodic properties, and continuous time processes.Applications are dispersed throughout the book. In addition, a whole chapter isdevoted to reversible processes and the use of thei r associated Dirichlet forms to estimate the rate of convergence to equilibrium. These results are then applied to the analysis of the Metropolis (a.k.a simulated annealing) algorithm.The corrected and enlarged 2nd edition contains a new chapter in which the author develops computational methods for Markov chains on a finite state space. Most intriguing isthe section with a new technique for computing stationarymeasures, which is applied to derivations of Wilson's algorithm and Kirchoff's formula for span ning trees in a connected graph
Contents:Preface
Random Walks, a Good Place to Begin
Doeblin's Theory for Markov Chains
Stationary Probabilities
More about the Ergodic Theory of Markov Chains
Markov Processes in Continuous Time
Reversible Markov Processes
A minimal Introduction to Measure Theory
Notation
References
Index
ISBN:9783642405235
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Distribution (Probability theory)
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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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Keywords: Biotechnology , Nanotechnology
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Title:Recent Advances in Delay Differential and Difference Equations [electronic resource]
Author(s): Ferenc Hartung
Mihly Pituk
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Delay differential and difference equations serve as models for a range of processes in biology, physics, engineering, and control theory. In this volume, the participants of the International Conference on Delay Differential andDifference Equations and Applications, Balatonfred, Hungary, July 15-19, 2013 present recent research in this quickly-evolving field. The papers relate to the existence, asymptotic, and oscillatory properties of the solutions
Contents:On Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Preserving Convergence Rates to Equilibrium in Deterministically and Stochastically Perturbed Differential Equations with Regularly Varying Nonlinearity
Comparison Theorems for Second Order Functional Differential Equations
Analysis of Qualitative Dynamic Properties of Positive Polynomial Systems using Transformations
Almost Oscillatory Solutions of Second Order Difference Equations of Neutral Type
Uniform Weak Disconjugacy and Principal Solutions for Linear Hamiltonian Systems
Stability Criteria for Delay Differential Equations
Anal
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Keywords: Mathematics , Functional equations , Differentiable dynamical systems
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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
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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:Dynamical Systems with Applications using MATLAB [electronic resource]
Author(s): Stephen Lynch
Date:2014
Edition:2nd ed. 2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:This textbook, now in its second edition, provides a broad introduction to both continuous and discrete dynamical systems, the theory of which is motivated by examples from a wide range of disciplines. It emphasizes applicationsand simulation utilizi ng MATLAB, Simulink, the Image Processing Toolbox, and the Symbolic Math Toolbox, including MuPAD. Features new to the second edition include sections on series solutions ofordinary differential equations, perturbation methods, normal forms, Grbner bas es, and chaos synchronization chapters on image processing and binary oscillator computing hundreds of newillustrations, examples, and exercises with solutions and over eighty up-to-date MATLAB program files and Simulink model files available online. T hese files were voted MATLAB Central Pick of the Week in July2013. The hands-on approach of Dynamical Systems with Applications using MATLAB, Second Edition, has minimal prerequisites, only requiring familiarity with ordinary differential equations. It w ill appeal to advanced undergraduateand graduate students, applied mathematicians, engineers, and researchers in a broad range of disciplines such as population dynamics, biology, chemistry, computing, economics, nonlinear optics, neural networks, and phy sics. Praise for the first edition Summing up, it can be said that this text allows the reader to have an easy and quick start to the huge field of dynamicalsystems theory. MATLAB/SIMULINK facilitate this approach under the aspect of learning by doing. OR News/Operations Research Spectrum The MATLAB programs are kept as simple as possible and the author's experience has shown thatthis method of teaching using MATLAB works well with computer laboratory classes of small sizes. I recommend Dynamical Syst ems with App
Contents:Preface
A Tutorial Introduction to MATLAB
Linear Discrete Dynamical Systems
Nonlinear Discrete Dynamical Systems
Complex Iterative Maps
Electromagnetic Waves and Optical Resonators
Fractals and Multifractals
The Image Processing Toolbox
Differential Equations
Planar Systems
Interacting Species
Limit Cycles
Hamiltonian Systems, Lyapunov Functions, and Stability
Bifurcation Theory
Three
Dimensional Autonomous Systems and Chaos
Poincar Maps and Nonautonomous Systems in the Plane
Local and Global Bifurcations
The Second Part of Hilbert's Sixte
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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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Keywords: Mathematics , Chemistry Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory)
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Title:Practical Opto-Electronics [electronic resource] : An Illustrated Guide for the Laboratory
Author(s): Vladimir Protopopov
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book explains how to create opto-electronic systems in a most efficient way, avoiding typical mistakes. It covers light detection techniques, imaging, interferometry, spectroscopy, modulation-demodulation, heterodyning, beamsteering, and many ot her topics common to laboratory applications. The focus is made on self-explanatory figures rather than on words. The book guides the reader through the entire process of creating problem-specific opto-electronicsystems, starting from optical source, thro ugh beam transportation optical arrangement, to photodetector and data acquisition system. The relevant basics of beam propagation and computer-based raytracing routines are also explained,and sample codes are listed.the bookteaches important know-how and practical tricks that are never disclosed in scientific publications. The book can become the reader's personal adviser in the world of opto-electronics andnavigator in the ocean of the market of optical components and systems. Succinct, well-illustrated , and clearly written, this book is helpful for students, postgraduates, engineers and researches working not only in the field ofapplied optics but also in high-tech industry, information technology, medicine, biology and other domains
Contents:Optical elements
Light sources
Photodetectors
Polarization optics
Interferometers
Fiber optics
Opto
electronic receivers
Modulation techniques
Magneto
optics
Spectrometers and monochromators
Beam alignment and steering techniques
Scanning stages and motors
Imaging techniques
Data acquisition
National Instruments DAQ technology
Beam propagation
ISBN:9783319045139
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Keywords: Microwaves
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Title:Discrete Dynamical Models [electronic resource]
Author(s): Ernesto Salinelli
Franco Tomarelli
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book provides an introduction to the analysis of discrete dynamical systems. The content is presented by an unitary approach that blends the perspective of mathematical modeling together with the ones of several disciplineas Mathematical Analysi s, Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Systems Theory and Probability. After a preliminary discussion of several models, the main tools for the study of linear and non-linear scalar dynamical systems arepresented, paying particular attention to the stabil ity analysis. Linear difference equations are studied in detail and an elementary introduction of Z and Discrete Fourier Transform is presented. A whole chapter is devoted to thestudy of bifurcations and chaotic dynamics. One-step vector-valued dynamical systems are the subject of three chapters, where the reader can find the applications to positive systems, Markov chains, networks and search engines. Thebook is addressed mainly to students in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Eco nomics. The exposition is self-contained: some appendices present prerequisites, algorithms and suggestions for computer simulations.The analysis of several examples is enriched by the proposition of many related exercises of increasing difficulty in the last chapter the detailed solution is given for most of them
Contents:1 Recursive phenomena and difference equations
2 Linear difference equations
3 Discrete dynamical systems: one
step scalar equations
4 Complex behavior of nonlinear dynamical systems: bifurcations and chaos
5 Discrete dynamical systems: vector equations
6 Markov chains
7 Matrix
8 Solutions
ISBN:9783319022918
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Keywords: Mathematics , Matrix theory , Functional equations , Differentiable dynamical systems
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Title:Ultrafast Phenomena in Molecular Sciences [electronic resource] : Femtosecond Physics and Chemistry
Author(s): Rebeca Nalda
Luis Baares
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book presents the latest developments in Femtosecond Chemistry and Physics for the study of ultrafast photo-induced molecular processes.Molecular systems, from the simplest H2 molecule to polymers or biologicalmacromolecules, constitute central objects of interest for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, and despite the broad range of phenomena that they exhibit, they share some common behaviors. One of the most significant of those is that manyof the processes involving chemical transformation (nucl ear reorganization, bond breaking, bond making) take place in an extraordinarily short time, in or around the femtosecond temporal scale (1 fs = 10-15 s). A number of experimentalapproaches - very particularly the developments in the generation and manipu lation of ultrashort laser pulses - coupled with theoretical progress, provide the ultrafast scientist with powerful tools to understand matter and itsinteraction with light, at this spatial and temporal scale. This book is an attempt to reunite some of t he state-of-the-art research that is being carried out in the field of ultrafast molecular science, from theoretical developments,through new phenomena induced by intense laser fields, to the latest techniques applied to the study of molecular dynamics
Contents:From the Contents: Molecular movies from molecular frame photoelectron angular distribution (MFPAD) measurements
XUV lasers for ultrafast electronic control in H2
Ultrafast dynamics of hydrogen atoms in hydrocarbon molecules in intense laser fields: Hydrogen atom migration and scrambling in methylacetylene
ISBN:9783319020518
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Keywords: Chemistry , Spectroscopy , Chemistry, Physical organic
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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
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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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Keywords: Mathematics
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Title:Nonlinear Maps and their Applications [electronic resource] : Selected Contributions from the NOMA 2011 International Workshop
Author(s): Clara Grcio
Daniele Fournier-Prunaret
Tetsushi Ueta
Yoshifumi Nishio
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:In the field of Dynamical Systems, nonlinear iterative processes play an important role. Nonlinear mappings can be found as immediate models for many systems from different scientific areas, such as engineering, economics,biology, or can also be obta ined via numerical methods permitting to solve non-linear differential equations. In both cases, the understanding of specific dynamical behaviors and phenomena is of the greatest interest for scientists.This volume contains papers that were presented at the International Workshop on Nonlinear Maps and their Applications (NOMA 2011) held in vora, Portugal, on September 15-16, 2011. This kind of collaborative effort is of paramountimportance in promoting communication among the various groups that work in dynamical systems and networks in their research theoretical studies as well as for applications. This volume is suitable for graduate students as well asresearchers in the field
Contents:J. P. Almeida A. A. Pinto D. A. Rand, Renormalization of circlediffeomorphism sequences and Markov sequences
F. Balibrea M. V. Caballero, Examples of Lyapunov exponents in two dimensional systems
R. A. da Costa S. N. Dorogovtsev A.V. Goltsev J. F. F. Mendes, Characteristics of the explosive percolation transition
E. S. Roberts A. Annibale A. C. C. Coolen, Controlled Markovian dynamics of graphs: unbiased generation of random graphs with prescribed topological properties
G. Bettencourt, A case leading to rationalist of the drift
L. S. Efremova, Remarks on the nonwanderi
ISBN:9781461491613
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems
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Title:Phase Transition Dynamics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Tian Ma
Shouhong Wang
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book is an introduction to a comprehensive and unified dynamic transition theory for dissipative systems and to applications of the theory to a range of problems in the nonlinear sciences. The main objectives of this book areto introduce a gener al principle of dynamic transitions for dissipative systems, to establish a systematic dynamic transition theory, and to explore the physical implications of applications of the theory to a range of problems in thenonlinear sciences. The basic philosophy of the theory is to search for a complete set of transition states, and the general principle states that dynamic transitions of all dissipative systems can be classified into three categories:continuous, catastrophic and random. The audience for this boo k includes advanced graduate students and researchers in mathematics and physics as well as in other related fields
Contents:Users Guide
General Theory of Phase Transition Dynamics
Dynamic Transition Theory
Equilibrium Phase Transition in Statistical Physics
Fluid Dynamics
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Climate Dynamics
Dynamical Transitions in Chemistry and Biology
References
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differential equations, partial
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Title:Solid-State Electronic Devices [electronic resource] : An Introduction
Author(s): Christo Papadopoulos
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:A modern and concise treatment of the Solid-State Electronic Devices that are fundamental to electronic systems and information technology is provided in this book. The main devices that comprise semiconductor integrated circuitsare covered in a clea r manner accessible to the wide range of scientific and engineering disciplines that are impacted by this technology. As the field of electronic materials and devices becomes more interdisciplinary, catering to awider audience is becoming increasingly imp ortant with applications in biology, chemistry and electro-mechanical devices (to name a few) becoming more prevalent. Updated and state-of-the-art advancements are included along withemerging trends in electronic devices and their applications. In additi on, an appendix containing the relevant physical background is included to assist readers from diff erent disciplines and provide a review for those more familiarwith the area. Readers of this book can expect to derive a strong foundation for understandin g modern electronic devices and also be prepared for future developments and advancements in this far-reaching area of science andtechnology
Contents:Preface
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Junctions and Diodes
Chapter 3 Bipolar transistors
Chapter 4 Field Effect Transistors
Chapter 5
Emerging Devices for Electronics and Beyond
Appendix I
A.1 Quantum mechanics
A.2 Semiconductor physics
A.3 Outline of semiconductor planar processing
Appendix II Useful data
Bibliography
List of Symbols
Index
ISBN:9781461488361
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Keywords: Engineering , Electronics
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Title:Probability Theory [electronic resource] : A Comprehensive Course
Author(s): Achim Klenke
Date:2014
Edition:2nd ed. 2014
Publisher:London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This second edition of the popular textbook contains a comprehensive course in modern probability theory. Overall, probabilistic concepts play an increasingly important role in mathematics, physics, biology, financial engineeringand computer science. They help us in understanding magnetism, amorphous media, genetic diversity and the perils of random developments at financial markets, and they guide us in constructing more efficient algorithms. To addressthese concepts, the title covers a wide variet y of topics, many of which are not usually found in introductory textbooks, such as: limit theorems for sums of random variables martingales percolation Markov chains andelectrical networks construction of stochastic processes Poisson point process and infinite divisibility large deviation principles and statistical physics Brownian motion stochastic integral and stochasticdifferential equations. The theory is developed rigorously and in a self-contained way, with the chapters on measure theory interlaced with the probabilistic chapters in order to display the power of the abstract concepts inprobability theory. This second edition has been carefully extended and includes many new features. It contains updated figures (over 50), computer simulat ions and some difficult proofs have been made more accessible. A wealth ofexamples and more than 270 exercises as well as biographic details of key mathematicians support and enliven the presentation. It will be of use to students and researchers in mathe matics and statistics in physics, computer science,economics and biology
Contents:Basic Measure Theory
Independence
Generating Functions
The Integral
Moments and Laws of Large Numbers
Convergence Theorems
Lp
Spaces and the RadonNikodym Theorem
Conditional Expectations
Martingales
Optional Sampling Theorems
Martingale Convergence Theorems and Their Applications
Backwards Martingales and Exchangeability
Convergence of Measures
Probability Measures on Product Spaces
Characteristic Functions and the Central Limit Theorem
Infinitely Divisible Distributions
Markov Chains
Convergence of Markov Chains
Markov Chains and Electr
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Functional analysis , Distribution (Probability theory)
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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
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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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Title:Recent Advances in Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy [electronic resource]
Author(s): Yuri P Kalmykov
Date:2013
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This volume considers experimental and theoretical dielectric studies of the structure and dynamics of complex systems. Complex systems constitute an almost universal class of materials including associated liquids, polymers,biomolecules, colloids, p orous materials, doped ferroelectric crystals, nanomaterials, etc. These systems are characterized by a new mesoscopic length scale, intermediate between molecular and macroscopic. The mesoscopic structuresof complex systems typically arise from fluctuati ons or competing interactions and exhibit a rich variety of static and dynamic behaviour. This growing field is interdisciplinary it complements solid state and statistical physics, andoverlaps considerably with chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, and biology. A common theme in complex systems is that while such materials are disordered on the molecular scale and homogeneous on the macroscopic scale,they usually possess a certain degree of order on an intermediate, or mesoscopic, scale due to the delicate balance of interaction and thermal effects. In the present Volume it is shown how the dielectric spectroscopy studies ofcomplex systems can be applied to determine both their structures and dynamics
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Title:Facets of Combinatorial Optimization [electronic resource] : Festschrift for Martin Grtschel
Author(s): Michael Jnger
Gerhard Reinelt
Date:2013
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Note:Martin Grtschel is one of the most influential mathematicians of our time. He has received numerous honors and holds a number of key positions in the international mathematical community. He celebrated his 65th birthday onSeptember 10, 2013. Martin G rtschels doctoral descendant tree 19832012, i.e., the first 30 years, features 39 children, 74 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren, a total of 139 doctoraldescendants. This book starts with a personal tribute to Martin G rtschel by the editors (Part I), a contribution by his very special predecessor Manfred Padberg on Facets and Rank of Integer Polyhedra (Part II), and thedoctoral descendant tree 19832012 (Part III). The core of this book (Part IV) contains 16 contributio ns, each of which is coauthored by at least one doctoral descendant. The sequence of the articles starts with contributions tothe theory of mathematical optimization, including polyhedral combinatorics, extended formulations, mixed-integer convex optimiza tion, superclasses of perfect graphs, efficient algorithms for subtree-telecenters, junctions in acyclicgraphs, and preemptive restricted strip covering, as well as efficient approximation of non-preemptive restricted strip covering. Combinations of new t heoretical insights with algorithms and experiments deal with network designproblems, combinatorial optimization problems with submodular objective functions, and more general mixed-integer nonlinear optimization problems. Applications include VLSI layout design, systems biology, wireless network design,mean-risk optimization, and gas network optimization. Computational studies include a semidefinite branch and cut approach for the max k-cut problem, mixed-integer nonlinear optimal control, and mixed-inte ger linear optimization forscheduling and routing of fly-in safari planes. The two closing articles are devoted to computational advances in general mixed-integer li
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Contents:Martin Grtschel
a tribute: M.Jnger and G.Reinelt
Facets and rank of integer polyhedra:M.Padberg
Constructing extended formulations from reflection relations:V.Kaibel and K.Pashkovich
Exact algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems with submodular objective functions: F.Baumann, S.Berckey, and C.Buchheim
Solving k
way graph partitioning problems to optimality: The impact of semidefinite relaxations and the bundle method: M.F. Anjos, B.Ghaddar, L.Hupp, F.Liers and A.Wiegele
Mirror
descent methods in mixed
integer convex optimization: M.Baes, T.Oertel, Ch.Wagner
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computational complexity , Algorithms , Mathematical optimization
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Title:Chaos and Complex Systems [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the 4th International Interdisciplinary Chaos Symposium
Author(s): Stavros G Stavrinides
Santo Banerjee
Suleyman Hikmet Caglar
Mehmet Ozer
Date:2013
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Note:Complexity Science and Chaos Theory are fascinating areas of scientific research with wide-ranging applications. The interdisciplinary nature and ubiquity of complexity and chaos are features that provides scientists with amotivation to pursue genera l theoretical tools and frameworks. Complex systems give rise to emergent behaviors, which in turn produce novel and interesting phenomena in science, engineering, as well as in the socio-economic sciences.The aim of all Symposia on Chaos and Complex Syst ems (CCS) is to bring together scientists, engineers, economists and social scientists, and to discuss the latest insights and results obtained in the area of correspondingnonlinear-system complex (chaotic) behavior. Especially for the 4th International I nterdisciplinary Chaos Symposium on Chaos and Complex Systems, which took place April 29th to May 2nd, 2012 in Antalya, Turkey, the scope of thesymposium had been further enlarged so as to encompass the presentation of work from circuits to econophysics, and from nonlinear analysis to the history of chaos theory. The corresponding proceedings collected in this volumeaddress a broad spectrum of contemporary topics, including but not limited to networks, circuits, systems, biology, evolution and ecology, n onlinear dynamics and pattern formation, as well as neural, psychological, psycho-social,socio-economic, management complexity and global systems
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Contents:Two Element Chaotic and Hyperchaotic Circuits
LempelZiv Model of Dynamical
chaotic and Fibonacci
quasiperiodic Systems
A Novel Numerical Approach for Determining Chaotic Levels in Stadium Billiards
Fault
tolerant Tracker for Interconnected Large
scale Nonlinear systems with Input Constraint.
Non
equilibrium Systems and Mechanics of Structured Particles
Discovery of Dozy Chaos and Discovery of Quanta: Analogy Being in Scienceand Perhaps in Human Progress
Stability Boundaries of Transiently Non
Autonomous Chaotic NonlinearSystem : Graphical Approach
Chaos Synchr
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Title:Mathematical Modeling and Validation in Physiology [electronic resource] : Applications to the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
Author(s): Jerry J Batzel
Mostafa Bachar
Franz Kappel
Date:2013
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Note:This volume synthesizes theoretical and practical aspects of both the mathematical and life scienceviewpoints needed for modeling ofthe cardiovascular-respiratory system specifically andphysiological systems generally.Theoretical points include model design,model complexity and validation in the light of available data, as well as control theory approachesto feedback delayand Kalman filter applications toparameter identification. State ofthe art approaches using parameter sensitivity are discussed fo renhancing modelidentifiability through joint analysis ofmodel structure and data. Practical examples illustratemodel development at various levels of complexitybased on given physiological information. The sensitivity-based approaches for examining model identifiability are illustrated by means of specific modeling examples. The themes presented address the current problem ofpatient-specific model adaptation in the clinical setting, where data is typically limited
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Contents:1 Merging Mathematical and Physiological Knowledge: Dimensions and Challenges
2 Mathematical Modeling of Physiological Systems
3Parameter Selection Methods in Inverse Problem Formulation
4 Application of the Unscented Kalman Filtering to Parameter Estimation
5 Integrative and Reductionist Approaches to Modeling of Control of Breathing
6 Parameter Identification in a Respiratory Control System Model with Delay
7 Experimental Studies of Respiration and Apnea
8 Model Validation and Control Issues in the Respiratory System
9 Experimental Studies of the Baroreflex
10 De
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Keywords: Mathematics , Human physiology , Biology Data processing
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Title:Model Based Parameter Estimation [electronic resource] : Theory and Applications
Author(s): Hans Georg Bock
Thomas Carraro
Willi Jger
Stefan Krkel
Rolf Rannacher
Johannes P Schlder
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This judicious selection of articles combines mathematical and numerical methods to apply parameter estimation and optimum experimental design in a range of contexts. These include fields as diverse as biology, medicine,chemistry, environmental physi cs, image processing and computer vision. The material chosen was presented at a multidisciplinary workshop on parameter estimation held in 2009 in Heidelberg. The contributions show how indispensableefficient methods of applied mathematics and computer-b ased modeling can be to enhancing the quality of interdisciplinary research. The use of scientific computing to model, simulate, and optimize complex processes has become astandard methodology in many scientific fields, as well as in industry. Demonstrat ing that the use of state-of-the-art optimization techniques in a number of research areas has much potential for improvement, this book providesadvanced numerical methods and the very latest results for the applications under consideration
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Contents:Parameter Estimation and Optimum Experimental Design for Differential Equation Models: H.G. Bock, St. Krkel, J.P. Schlder
Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Parameter Identification Problems: B. Vexler
Gauss
Newton Methods for Robust Parameter Estimation: T. Binder, E. Kostina
An Optimal Scanning Sensor Activation Policy for Parameter Estimation of Distributed Systems: D. Ucnski
Interaction between Experiment, Modeling and Simulation of Spatial Aspects in the JAK2/STAT5 Signaling Pathway: E. Friedmann, A. C. Pfeifer, R. Neumann, U. Klingmller , R. Rannacher
The Importan
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differential Equations , Differential equations, partial , Computer science , Numerical analysis , Mathematical optimization
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Title:Differential-Algebraic Equations: A Projector Based Analysis [electronic resource]
Author(s): Ren Lamour
Roswitha Mrz
Caren Tischendorf
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Differential algebraic equations (DAEs), including so-called descriptor systems, began to attract significant research interest in applied and numerical mathematics in the early 1980s, no more than about three decades ago. In thisrelatively short tim e, DAEs have become a widely acknowledged tool to model processes subjected to certain constraints in order to simulate and to control processes in various application fields such as network simulation, chemicalkinematics, mechanical engineering and syste ms biology. DAEs and their more abstract versions in infinite dimensional spaces comprise a great potential forthe future mathematical modeling of complex coupled processes. The purpose ofthe book is to expose the impressive complexity of general DAEs fro m an analytical point of view, to describe the state of the art as well as open problems andin sodoing to motivate further researchof this versatile,extraordinary topic from a broader mathematical perspective. The book elaborates on a new general, structu ral analysis capturing linear and nonlinear DAEs in a hierarchical way. The DAE structure is exposed by means of specialprojector functions. Some issues on numerical integration and computational aspects are also treated in this context
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Contents:Notations
Introduction
Part I. Projector based approach
1 Linear constant coefficient DAEs
.2 Linear DAEs with variable coefficients
3 Nonlinear DAEs
Part II. Index
1 DAEs: Analysis and numerical treatment
4 Analysis
5 Numerical integration
6 Stability issues
Part III. Computational aspects
7 Computational linear algebra aspects
8 Aspects of the numerical treatment of higher index DAEs
Part IV. Advanced topics
9 Quasi
regular DAEs
10 Nonregular DAEs
11 Minimization with constraints described by DAEs
12 Abstract differential algebraic equations
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Keywords: Mathematics , Differential Equations , Computer science Mathematics
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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
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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
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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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Title:Mathematics for the Life Sciences [electronic resource] : Calculus, Modeling, Probability, and Dynamical Systems
Author(s): Glenn Ledder
Date:2013
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
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
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Chemistry , Chemistry, inorganic
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Title:Solving Numerical PDEs: Problems, Applications, Exercises [electronic resource]
Author(s): Luca Formaggia
Fausto Saleri
Alessandro Veneziani
Date:2012
Publisher:Milano : Springer Milan : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This book aims at introducing students to the numerical approximation of Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). One of the difficulties of this subject is to identify the right trade-off between theoretical concepts and their usein practice. With tha t collection of examples and exercises we try to address this issue by illustrating standard examples which focus on basic concepts of Numerical Analysis, as well as problems derived from practical applicationswhich the student is encouraged to formalize in terms of PDEs, analyze and solve. The latter examples are derived from the experience of the authors in research project developed in collaboration with scientists of different fields(biology, medicine, etc.) and industry. We wanted this book to be use ful both to readers more interested in the theoretical aspects, and also to those more concerned with the numerical implementation. To this aim, solutions to theexercises have been subdivided in three parts. The first concerns the mathematical analysis of the problem, the second its numerical approximation and the third part is devoted to implementation aspects and the analysis of the results.The book consists of three parts. The first deals with basic material and results provided as useful reference for the other sections. In particular, we recall the basics of functional analysis and the finite element method. The secondpart deals with steady elliptic problems, solved with finite elements or finite differences, while in the third part we address time-d ependent problems, including linear hyperbolic systems and Navier-Stokes equations. Two appendicesdiscuss some practical implementation issues and three-dimensional applications. Each section contains a brief introduction to the subject to make this book self contained
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ISBN:9788847024120
Series:e-books
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Series:UNITEXT, 2038-5714
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Functional analysis , Differential equations, partial , Numerical analysis
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Title:Morphogenetic Engineering [electronic resource] : Toward Programmable Complex Systems
Author(s): Ren Doursat
Hiroki Sayama
Olivier Michel
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:Generally, spontaneous pattern formation phenomena are random and repetitive, whereas elaborate devices are the deterministic product of human design. Yet, biological organisms and collective insect constructions are exceptionalexamples of complex sy stems that are both self-organized and architectural. This book is the first initiative of its kind toward establishing a new field of research, Morphogenetic Engineering, to explore the modeling andimplementation of self-architecturing systems. Particul ar emphasis is placed on the programmability and computational abilities of self-organization, properties that are often underappreciated in complex systems sciencewhile,conversely, the benefits of self-organization are often underappreciated in engineeri ng methodologies. Altogether, the aim of this work is to provide a framework for and examples of a larger class of self-architecturingsystems, while addressing fundamental questions such as > How do biological organisms carry out morphogenetic tasks so reliably? > Can we extrapolate their self-formation capabilities to engineered systems? > Can physical systems beendowed with information (or informational systems be embedded in physics) so as to create autonomous morphologies and functions? > What are t he core principles and best practices for the design and engineering of such morphogeneticsystems? The intended audience consists of researchers and graduate students who are working on, starting to work on, or interested in programmable self-organizing s ystems in a wide range of scientific fields, including computerscience, robotics, bioengineering, control engineering, physics, theoretical biology, mathematics, and many others
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Contents:Morphogenetic Engineering: Reconciling Self
Organization and Architecture
SWARMORPH: Morphogenesis with Self
Assembling Robots
Morphogenetic Robotics: A New Paradigm for Designing Self
Organizing, Self
Reconfigurable and Self
Adaptive Robots
Distributed Autonomous Morphogenesis in a Self
Assembling Robotic System
Collective Construction with Robot Swarms
Issues in Self
Repairing Robotic Self
Assembly
Programming Self
Assembling Systems via Physically Encoded Information
Swarm
Based Morphogenetic Artificial Life
Chemotaxis
Inspired Cellular Primitives for Self
Organizing
ISBN:9783642339028
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Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Engineering , Artificial intelligence , Biological models
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Title:Morphogenetic Engineering [electronic resource]
Author(s): RenDoursat
Hiroki Sayama
Olivier Michel
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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ISBN:9783642339011
Series:Understanding Complex Systems
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Keywords: Computational Intelligence , Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Systems Biology , Biophysics and Biological Physics
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