Co-authors: Suzanne Lenhart, professor of mathematics, Louis J. Gross, distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and Erin N. Bodine, Rhodes College
Publication Date: August 2014
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Synopsis: The life sciences deal with a vast array of problems at different spatial, temporal, and organizational scales. The mathematics necessary to describe, model, and analyze these problems is similarly diverse, incorporating quantitative techniques that are rarely taught in standard undergraduate courses. This book provides an accessible introduction to these critical mathematical concepts, linking them to biological observation and theory while also presenting the computational tools needed to address problems not readily investigated using mathematics alone.