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Variability of the duration of life of living creatures

Author: E Timmer
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press : Ohmsha ; Burke, VA : Distributor in the USA and Canada, IOS Press, ©2000.
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This publication presents the De Mortibus distribution as an underlying model for the duration of adult life. This family of distribution has two parameters which depend on the genetic material and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Statistics
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Variability of the duration of life of living creatures.
Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press : Ohmsha ; Burke, VA : Distributor in the USA and Canada, IOS Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)647635817
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E Timmer
ISBN: 9789051994469 905199446X 9784274902819 4274902811
OCLC Number: 44570184
Description: xvii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. I. The De Mortibus Project and the Monograph --
Ch. II. Interindividual Variability of Biological Magnitudes and the Concepts of Mutagenesis and Variogenesis --
Ch. III. Mathematical Models of Interindividual Variability of Biological Magnitudes as a Results of Variogenesis --
Ch. IV. True Interindividual Biological Variability of Biological Magnitudes, the Triad of Conditions and the Ecological Unity Factor --
Ch. V. The Biology of the Changing Pattern of Causes of Death and the Rise of Genotypic Mortality in Homo sapiens --
Ch. VI. Error Methodology --
Ch. VII. How the IDM Distribution was Tracked Down --
Ch. VIII. The Definition of the IDM Distribution --
Ch. IX. How to Track Down the Four Parameters of an Assumed Underlying Omega-Type IDM Distribution --
Ch. X. Some Examples --
Sect. A. Introduction to the Examples of Chapter X --
Sect. B. The Hidden Tails in the Period Life Tables for the Netherlands from 1870 to 1990 --
Sect. C. The Duration of Post-Emerging-from-the-Pupa Life of Fruit Flies --
Sect. D. The Duration of Post-Natal Life of Wistar Rats --
Sect. E. The Duration of Adult Life of English Thoroughbred Racehorses --
Sect. F. The United Nations Model Life Tables (1982) for Developing Countries Compared to the Period Life Tables for the Netherlands and Sweden and to some Palaeodemographic Life Tables --
Sect. G. A Synoptic Overview of the Examples of Chapter X --
Ch. XI. Discussion and Final Conclusions App. (Facsimile): The De Mortibus distribution and variability of biological magnitudes, Statistica Neerlandica 42 (3) (1988) 163-179.
Responsibility: by E. Timmer [and others].

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