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Stochastic Processes and Population Growth

  • David G. Kendall
Part of the Biomathematics book series (BIOMATHEMATICS, volume 6)

Abstract

The material reproduced here is a continuation of paper 45. Kendall’s equation (1), required for this section, is the differentia \(\frac{dN}{dt}=\mathit{v}N\), whose solution is the familiar exponential N(t) = N(0)e vt , where N(t) is total population size at time t and v is the intrinsic growth rate.

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References

  1. Karmel, P. H. (1947), “The relations between male and female reproduction rates,” Population Studies, 1, 249–74. (See also two further papers by Karmel, on the same topic, in volumes 1 and 2 of the same journal).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1977

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  • David G. Kendall

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