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Some mathematical questions in biology, V.

Some mathematical questions in biology, V.

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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biomathematics -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Edited by Jack D. Cowan]
    SeriesLectures on mathematics in the life sciences -- v. 6, Lectures on mathematics in the life sciences -- v. 6
    ContributionsCowan, J. D., American Mathematical Society, National Science Foundation (U.S.), Symposium on Mathematical Biology (7th : 1973 : Mexico City)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 141 p.
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16713995M
    ISBN 100821811568
    LC Control Number77025086

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