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An Invitation to Biomathematics free pdf Essential for all biology and biomathematics courses, this textbook provides students with a fresh perspective of quantitative techniques in biology in a field where virtually any advance in the life sciences requires a sophisticated mathematical approach. "An Invitation to Biomathematics", expertly written by a team of experienced educators, offers students a solid understanding of solving biological problems with mathematical applications. This text succeeds in enabling students to truly experience advancements made in biology through mathematical models by containing computer-based hands-on laboratory projects with emphasis on model development, model validation, and model refinement.The supplementary work, "Laboratory Manual of Biomathematics" is available separately ISBN 0123740223, or as a set ISBN: 0123740290). It provides a complete guide for development of quantification skills crucial for applying mathematical methods to biological problems. It includes well-known examples from across disciplines in the life sciences including modern biomedical research. It explains how to use data sets or dynamical processes to build mathematical models. It offers extensive illustrative materials. It is written in clear and easy-to-follow language without assuming a background in math or biology. A laboratory manual is available for hands-on, computer-assisted projects based on material covered in the text.

About Raina Stefanova Robeva

Raina Robeva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Virginia and has led multiple NSF-funded curriculum development projects at the interface of mathematics and biology. She is the lead author of the textbook An Invitation to Biomathematics (2008) and the lead editor of the volume Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Modern Biology: Using Modern Discrete Models (2013), both published by Academic Press. Robeva is the founding Chief Editor of the research journal Frontiers in Systems Biology. She is a professor of Mathematical Sciences at Sweet Briar College and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Author : Raina Stefanova Robeva
Publisher : Academic Press Inc
Data Published : 12 June 2006
ISBN : 0120887711
EAN : 9780120887712
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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