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The Geometry of biological time

Author: Arthur T Winfree
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2001.
Series: Interdisciplinary applied mathematics, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Dealing with dynamics of processes that repeat themselves regularly, this revised and updated edition extends the thread from 1980 to the present day, concentrating on areas of interest where there  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur T Winfree
ISBN: 0387989927 9780387989921
OCLC Number: 806442529
Notes: Conté: 1 Circular Logic 2 Phase Singularities (Screwy Results of Circular Logic) 3 The Rules of the Ring 4 Ring Populations 5 Getting off the Ring 6 Attracting Cycles and Isochrons 7 Measuring the Trajectories of a Circadian Clock 8 Populations of Attracting-Cycle Oscillators 9 Excitable Kinetics and Excitable Media 10 The Varieties of Phaseless Experience: In which the Geometrical Orderliness of Rhythmic Organization Breaks Down in Diverse Ways 11 The Firefly Machine 12 Energy Metabolism in Cells 13 The Malonic Acid Reagent ("Sodium Geometrate") 14 Electrical Rhythmicity and Excitability in Cell Membranes 15 The Aggregation of Slime Mold Amoebae 16 Numerical Organizing Centers 17 Electrical Singular Filaments in the Heart Wall 18 Pattern Formation in the Fungi 19 Circadian Rhythms in General 20 The Circadian Clocks of Insect Eclosion 21 The Flower of Kalanchoe 22 The Cell Mitotic Cycle 23 The Female Cycle.
Description: XXVI, 777 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1980 Preface * 1999 Preface * 1999 Acknowledgements * Introduction * 1 Circular Logic * 2 Phase Singularities (Screwy Results of Circular Logic) * 3 The Rules of the Ring * 4 Ring Populations * 5 Getting Off the Ring * 6 Attracting Cycles and Isochrons * 7 Measuring the Trajectories of a Circadian Clock * 8 Populations of Attractor Cycle Oscillators * 9 Excitable Kinetics and Excitable Media * 10 The Varieties of Phaseless Experience: In Which the Geometrical Orderliness of Rhythmic Organization Breaks Down in Diverse Ways * 11 The Firefly Machine 12 Energy Metabolism in Cells * 13 The Malonic Acid Reagent ('Sodium Geometrate') * 14 Electrical Rhythmicity and Excitability in Cell Membranes * 15 The Aggregation of Slime Mold Amoebae * 16 Numerical Organizing Centers * 17 Electrical Singular Filaments in the Heart Wall * 18 Pattern Formation in the Fungi * 19 Circadian Rhythms in General * 20 The Circadian Clocks of Insect Eclosion * 21 The Flower of Kalanchoe * 22 The Cell Mitotic Cycle * 23 The Female Cycle * References * Index of Names * Index of Subjects
Series Title: Interdisciplinary applied mathematics, 12.
Responsibility: Arthur T. Winfree.

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