Mathematical Immunology of Virus Infections

Mathematical Immunology of Virus Infections

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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This monograph concisely but thoroughly introduces the reader to the field of mathematical immunology. The book covers first basic principles of formulating a mathematical model, and an outline on data-driven parameter estimation and model selection. The authors then introduce the modeling of experimental and human infections and provide the reader with helpful exercises. The target audience primarily comprises researchers and graduate students in the field of mathematical biology who wish to be concisely introduced into mathematical immunology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319723167
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/13/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Principles of virus-host interaction.- Basic principles of building a mathematical model of immune response.- Parameter estimation and model selection.- Modelling of experimental infections.- Modelling of human infections.- Spatial modelling using reaction-diffusion systems.- Multi-scale and integrative modelling approaches.- Current challenges.

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