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Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 397–406 | Cite as

Transfers between biological and environmental systems

  • Carlos A. Leguizamón
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Abstract

A newM γ categorical representation of biological systems is developed which is an extension of previously reported work (Leguizamón, 1975a, b; 1976). In this representation, each material physical nature going to a component or produced by it, is given by a set whose cardinality corresponds to the quantity of the material physical nature. Biological and environmental diagrams, respectively represented byM γ andE categories, are used in order to obtain a theory of transfers between both systems. From the mathematical representation of this theory, the transfers are classified as: material-energetic, exclusively energetic and theoretical material-theoretical energetic. These concepts are incorporated into a diagram, and later, a set of axioms is given, in order to have the previous developments as a new categoryT.

Keywords

Biological System Physical Nature Environmental System Categorical Representation Environmental Unity 
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© Society for Mathematical Biology 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos A. Leguizamón
    • 1
  1. 1.Gerencia de InvestigacionesComisión Nacional de Energia AtómicaBuenos AiresArgentina

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