An Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Applications to Biology

An Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Applications to Biology

by Linda J. S. Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130352187

ISBN-13: 9780130352187

Pub. Date: 04/29/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Plenty of examples, diagrams, and figures take readers step-by-step through well-known classical biological models to ensure complete understanding of stochastic formulation. Probability, Markov Chains, discrete time branching processes, population genetics, and birth and death chains. For biologists and other professionals who want a comprehensive, easy-to-follow

Overview

Plenty of examples, diagrams, and figures take readers step-by-step through well-known classical biological models to ensure complete understanding of stochastic formulation. Probability, Markov Chains, discrete time branching processes, population genetics, and birth and death chains. For biologists and other professionals who want a comprehensive, easy-to-follow introduction to stochastic formulation as it pertains to biology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130352187
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/29/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
385
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

1. Review of Probability Theory.
2. Discrete Time Markov Chains.
3. Biological Applications of Discrete Time Markov Chains.
4. Discrete Time Branching Processes.
5. Continuous Time Markov Chains.
6. Continuous Time Birth and Death Chains.
7. Epidemics, Competition, Predation and Population Genetics.
8. Diffusion Processes and Stochastic Differential Equations.

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