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Main Title The theoretical biologist's toolbox : quantitative methods for ecology and evolutionary biology /
Author Mangel, Marc.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70711529
ISBN 0521830451; 9780521830454; 0521537487; 9780521537483
Subjects Ecology--Mathematical models. ; Biology--Mathematical models. ; Evolution (Biology)--Mathematical models. ; èOkologie.--(DE-588)4043207-5 ; Quantitative Methode.--(DE-588)4232139-6 ; Evolutionsbiologie.--(DE-588)4153283-1 ; Theoretische Biologie. ; Modellierung. ; Ekologi--matematiska modeller. ; Evolution (biologi)--matematiska modeller.
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0732/2006297132-b.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0702/2006297132-d.html
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EHBM  QH541.15.M3M28 2006 NHEERL/AED Library/Narragansett,RI 10/24/2017
Collation xiv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Four examples and a metaphor -- Topics from ordinary and partial differential equations -- Probability and some statistics -- The evolutionary ecology of parasitoids -- The population biology of disease -- An introduction to some of the problems of sustainable fisheries -- The basics of stochastic population dynamics -- Applications of stochastic population dynamics to ecology, evolution and biodemography. Grounded in real biological problems, this book helps readers see the immediate relevance of mathematics. It is written in a friendly style with exercises interspersed throughout the text.