By Mimmo Iannelli, Andrea Pugliese
This booklet is an advent to mathematical biology for college students without event in biology, yet who've a few mathematical historical past. The paintings is concentrated on inhabitants dynamics and ecology, following a convention that is going again to Lotka and Volterra, and encompasses a half dedicated to the unfold of infectious ailments, a box the place mathematical modeling is intensely renowned. those subject matters are used because the zone the place to appreciate sorts of mathematical modeling and the potential that means of qualitative contract of modeling with info. The booklet additionally contains a collections of difficulties designed to method extra complex questions. This fabric has been utilized in the classes on the collage of Trento, directed at scholars of their fourth yr of reviews in arithmetic. it may well even be used as a reference because it presents up to date advancements in numerous areas.