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Growth Models in Comparison

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Growth processes are the basis of many models. In this paper the basic assumptions, which all types of growth models share, are introduced first. After that three types of growth models in the areas of epidemiology, computer science, and economics are represented. In the last section a type of models is characterized which has monotonic solutions only. Employing this knowledge some hints are derived how to build models admitting solutions with all kinds of nonmonotonic behaviour.

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Gleißner, W. (1993). Growth Models in Comparison. In: Diewert, W.E., Spremann, K., Stehling, F. (eds) Mathematical Modelling in Economics. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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