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Modeling dynamic biological systems. 2nd ed. (English) Zbl 1314.92003
Cham: Springer (ISBN 978-3-319-05614-2/hbk; 978-3-319-05615-9/ebook). xvi, 434 p. (2014).
Publisher’s description: Many biologists and ecologists have developed models that find widespread use in theoretical investigations and in applications to organism behavior, disease control, population and metapopulation theory, ecosystem dynamics, and environmental management. This book captures and extends the process of model development by concentrating on the dynamic aspects of these processes and by providing the tools such that virtually anyone with basic knowledge in the life sciences can develop meaningful dynamic models. Examples of the systems modeled in the book range from models of cell development, the beating heart, the growth and spread of insects, spatial competition and extinction, to the spread and control of epidemics, including the conditions for the development of chaos.
See the review of the first edition in [Zbl 0887.92001].

MSC:
92-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to biology
92D25 Population dynamics (general)
92C42 Systems biology, networks
92D30 Epidemiology
92C45 Kinetics in biochemical problems (pharmacokinetics, enzyme kinetics, etc.)
92D40 Ecology
92D10 Genetics and epigenetics
92B25 Biological rhythms and synchronization
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