Differential Equations Models in Biology, Epidemiology and Ecology

Proceedings of a Conference held in Claremont California, January 13–16, 1990

  • Stavros Busenberg
  • Mario Martelli

Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 92)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N2-5
  2. Mathematical Biology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Simon Levin
      Pages 9-15
    3. Mark Pernarowski, Robert M. Miura, J. Kevorkian
      Pages 34-53
  3. Epidemiology

  4. Ecology and Population Dynamics

  5. Erratum

    1. Stavros Busenberg, Mario Martelli
      Pages 269-269
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 271-273

About this book


The past forty years have been the stage for the maturation of mathematical biolo~ as a scientific field. The foundations laid by the pioneers of the field during the first half of this century have been combined with advances in ap­ plied mathematics and the computational sciences to create a vibrant area of scientific research with established research journals, professional societies, deep subspecialty areas, and graduate education programs. Mathematical biology is by its very nature cross-disciplinary, and research papers appear in mathemat­ ics, biology and other scientific journals, as well as in the specialty journals devoted to mathematical and theoretical biology. Multiple author papers are common, and so are collaborations between individuals who have academic bases in different traditional departments. Those who seek to keep abreast of current trends and problems need to interact with research workers from a much broader spectrum of fields than is common in the traditional mono-culture disciplines. Consequently, it is beneficial to have occasions which bring together significant numbers of workers in this field in a forum that encourages the exchange of ideas and which leads to a timely publication of the work that is presented. Such an occasion occurred during January 13 to 16, 1990 when almost two hun­ dred research workers participated in an international conference on Differential Equations and Applications to Biology and Population Dynamics which was held in Claremont.


Ecology Mathematical Biology Population Dynamics differential equation epidemiological epidemiology plankton

Editors and affiliations

  • Stavros Busenberg
    • 1
  • Mario Martelli
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsHarvey Mudd CollegeClaremontUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsCalifornia State UniversityFullertonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-54283-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-45692-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0341-633X
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