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Multi-scale and Integrative Modelling Approaches

  • Gennady Bocharov
  • Vitaly Volpert
  • Burkhard Ludewig
  • Andreas Meyerhans
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Abstract

The term multi-scale models is used with different meanings in different sciences. In mathematics, it implies the presence of one or several small parameters, homogenization and averaging techniques. In physics, it is understood in the sense of microscopic–macroscopic scales (e.g. molecular dynamics versus continuum mechanics).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gennady Bocharov
    • 1
  • Vitaly Volpert
    • 2
    • 3
  • Burkhard Ludewig
    • 4
  • Andreas Meyerhans
    • 5
  1. 1.Marchuk Institute of Numerical MathematicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institut Camille Jordan, UMR 5208 CNRSCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)VilleurbanneFrance
  3. 3.RUDN UniversityMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Institute of ImmunobiologyKantonsspital St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  5. 5.Parc de Recerca Biomedica BarcelonaICREA and Universitat Pompeu FabraBarcelonaSpain

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