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Modeling the Dynamics of Life : Calculus and Probability for Life Scientists

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1st
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9780534348168

ISBN10:
0534348165
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/22/1998
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole
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Summary

Designed to help life sciences students understand the role mathematics has played in breakthroughs in epidemiology, genetics, statistics, physiology, and other biological areas, this text provides students with a thorough grounding in mathematics, the language, and 'the technology of thought' with which these developments are created and controlled.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Discrete-Time Dynamical Systems
1(117)
Biology and dynamics
2(4)
Updating Functions: Describing Growth
6(8)
Units and Dimensions of Measurements and Functions
14(8)
Linear Functions and Their Graphs
22(10)
Finding Solutions: Describing the Dynamics
32(7)
Combining and Manipulating Functions
39(10)
Expressing Solutions with Exponential Functions
49(10)
Power Functions and Allometry
59(10)
Oscillations and Trigonometry
69(9)
Modeling and Graphical Analysis of Updating Functions
78(8)
Equilibria
86(9)
An Example of Nonlinear Dynamics
95(11)
Excitable Systems: The Heart
106(12)
Limits and Derivatives
118(94)
Introduction to Derivatives
119(10)
Limits
129(9)
Continuity
138(10)
Computing Derivatives: Linear and Quadratic Functions
148(8)
Derivatives of Sums, Powers, and Polynomials
156(12)
Derivatives of Products and Quotients
168(8)
The Second Derivative, Curvature, and Acceleration
176(8)
Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
184(6)
Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
190(9)
The Chain Rule
199(13)
Applications of Derivatives and Dynamical Systems
212(98)
Stability and the Derivative
213(11)
More Complex Dynamics
224(13)
Maximization
237(11)
Reasoning About Functions
248(9)
Limits at Infinity
257(11)
Leading Behavior and L'Hopital's Rule
268(12)
Approximating Functions with lines and Polynomials
280(9)
Newton's Method
289(10)
Panting and Deep Breathing
299(11)
Differential Equations, Integrals, and Their Applications
310(76)
Differential Equations
311(11)
Basic Differential Equations
322(8)
Solving Pure-Time Differential Equations
330(10)
Integration of Special Functions and Integration by Substitution
340(8)
Integrals and Sums
348(8)
Definite and Indefinite Integrals
356(10)
Applications of Integrals
366(8)
Improper Integrals
374(12)
Analysis of Differential Equations
386(61)
Equilibria and Display of Autonomous Differential Equations
387(8)
Stable and Unstable Equilibria
395(7)
Solving Autonomous Differential Equations
402(7)
Two-Dimensional Differential Equations
409(8)
The Phase Plan
417(8)
Solutions in the Phase Plane
425(10)
The Dynamics of a Neuron
435(12)
Probability Theory and Descriptive Statistics
447(82)
Introduction to Probabilistic Models
448(6)
Stochastic Models of Diffusion
454(8)
Stochastic Models of Genetics
462(6)
Probability Theory
468(6)
Conditional Probability
474(6)
Independence and Markov Chains
480(6)
Displaying Probabilities
486(11)
Random Variables
497(9)
Descriptive Statistics
506(9)
Descriptive Statistics for Spread
515(14)
Probability Models
529(89)
Joint Distributions
530(8)
Covariance and Correlation
538(9)
Sums and Products of Random Variables
547(10)
The Binomial Distribution
557(10)
Applications of the Binomial Distribution
567(7)
Waiting Times: Geometric and Exponential Distributions
574(10)
The Poisson Distribution
584(8)
The Normal Distribution
592(10)
Applying the Normal Approximation
602(16)
Introduction to Statistical Reasoning
618(67)
Statistics: Estimating Parameters
619(8)
Confidence Limits
627(9)
Estimating the Mean
636(11)
Hypothesis Testing
647(7)
Hypothesis Testing: Normal Theory
654(9)
Comparing Experiments: Unpaired data
663(8)
Regression
671(14)
Answers 685(92)
Index 777


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