ISBN-10:
0470769475
ISBN-13:
9780470769478
Pub. Date:
06/07/2011
Publisher:
Wiley
Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences / Edition 1

Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences / Edition 1

by John A. Sokolowski, Catherine M. Banks
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ISBN-13: 9780470769478
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

John A. Sokolowski, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) at Old Dominion University, where he is also Associate Professor of Modeling and Simulation Engineering. He is the coeditor of Principles of Modeling and Simulation: A Multidisciplinary Approach and Modeling and Simulation Fundamentals: Theoretical Underpinnings and Practical Domains and coauthor of Modeling and Simulation for Analyzing Global Events, all published by Wiley.

Catherine M. Banks, PhD, is Research Associate Professor at VMASC. She is the coeditor of Principles of Modeling and Simulation: A Multidisciplinary Approach and Modeling and Simulation Fundamentals: Theoretical Underpinnings and Practical Domains and the coauthor of Modeling and Simulation for Analyzing Global Events.

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Foreword.

Preface.

Part One Fundamentals of Medical and Health Sciences Modeling and Simulation.

1 Introduction to Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences (Catherine M. Banks).

2 The Practice of Modeling and Simulation: Tools of the Trade (John A. Sokolowski).

Part Two. Modeling for the Medical and Health Sciences.

3 Mathematical Models of Tumor Growth and Wound Healing (John A. Adam).

4 Physical Modeling (Stacie I. Ringleb).

Part Three. Modeling and Simulation Applications.

5 Humans as Models (C. Donald Combs).

6 Modeling the Human System (Mohammed Ferdjallah and Gyu Tae Kim).

7 Robotics (Richard Lee).

8 Training (Paul E. Phrampus).

9 Patient Care (Eugene Santos Jr, Joseph Rosen, Keum Joo Kim, Fei Yu, Dequing Li, Elizabeth Jacob, Lindsay Katona).

10 Future of Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences (Richard M. Satava).

Appendix.

Index.

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