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Computer Modeling and Simulations of Complex Biological Systems, 2nd Edition



ISBN 9780849379628
Published November 20, 1997 by CRC Press
208 Pages

 
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This unique text explores the use of innovative modeling techniques in effecting a better understanding of complex diseases such as AIDS and cancer. From a way of representing the computational properties of protein-folding problems to computer simulation of bimodal neurons and networks, Computer Modeling and Simulations of Complex Biological Systems examines several modeling methodologies and integrates them across a variety of disciplines. This interdisciplinary approach suggests new ways to solve complex problems pertaining to biological systems. Written in clear and simple terms appropriate for both the novice and the experienced researcher, the book presents a step-by-step approach to the subject and includes numerous examples that explain the concepts presented in the text.

Table of Contents

Computational Aspects of the Protein-Folding Problem, J.M. Zachary and S.S. Iyengar
Distributed Genetic Algorithms on PARAM for Conformational Search, V. Sundararajan and A.S. Kolaskar
A Genetic Coding Structure and Algorithms for Image Segmentation, G.S. Seetharaman
Cancer: A Challenge for Control Theory and Computer Modeling, W. Düchting, W. Ulmer, and T. Ginsberg
A Model of HIV Infection and Its Blockers: From Complex to Simple, J.L. Spouge
Modeling of HIV Infection Kinetics, D.S. Dimitrov
Mathematical Models of Cell Cycles, K.W. Kohn
Recent Advances in Modeling Stochastic Population Growth, T.R. Kiffe and J.H. Matis
Reconstructability Analysis Approach to Biological Systems Modeling, S.K. Trivedi, B. Jones, and S.S. Iyengar
Computer Simulation of Bimodal Neurons and Networks: Integrating Infrared and Visual Stimuli, T.L. Huntsberger and J.R. Rose
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Biography

Iyengar\, S. Sitharama