Re: Courseware for Biophysics?
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- Subject: [mg4581] Re: Courseware for Biophysics?
- From: gaylord at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu (richard j. gaylord)
- Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 05:15:12 -0400
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In article <4tphp6$kl3 at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au> wrote: > Hi: > > My colleagues and I are interested in finding what Mathematica courseware > is available for Biophysics. In particular, we are teaching a new > Biophysics computational course and are developing modules on topics > such as > > o Vibration: Eigenvalues and normal modes > o Potential energy minimization & molecular conformation > o Matrix methods, L-systems, and fractal plants > o population dynamics > o Fourier analysis > o The action potential > > We have searched through MathSource without finding too much of direct > interest. Not wanting to re-invent the wheel, pointers to appropriate > extant courseware is of interest. > > Cheers, > Paul hi paul: if your interested in population dynamics in biological systems,check out the latest Mathematica in Education and Research issue for an article by kazume nishidate and myself on a cellular automata model of population dynamics of predator-prey ecosystems. note: my new cellular automata modeling book is about 50% focueed on biological systems [the other half is on physics, chemistry, materials, social systems]. this book is due out from TELOS/Springer-Verlag on august 22 (I'll post an announcement here when I receive my own copy of the book). -- "if you're not programming functionally, then you're programming dysfunctionally" ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====