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Biological evolution and statistical physics

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bioinformatics.,
  • Statistical physics.,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Information theory in biology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by M. Lässig and A. Valleriani.
    SeriesLecture notes in physics -- 585.
    ContributionsLässig, M. 1961-, Valleriani, A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 p. :
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18177287M
    ISBN 103540431888

      The Logic of Chance offers a reappraisal and a new synthesis of theories, concepts, and hypotheses on the key aspects of the evolution of life on earth in light of comparative genomics and systems biology. The author presents many specific examples from systems and comparative genomic analysis to begin to build a new, much more detailed, complex, and realistic picture of evolution. About the Book. Physical Models of Living Systems is a textbook intended for intermediate-level undergraduates in any science or engineering major. The only prerequisite for this course is first-year physics. The book is available from Amazon, from Barnes and Noble, but you may find it cheaper at various discounters, for example here.A Kindle edition is available, as well as e-books from.

    research interests cover many aspects of solid state and statistical physics, including transport and relaxation in disordered systems and biophysics, as well as applying methods of statistical physics to model molecular evolution. H. Eduardo Roman is Research Fellow at the Department of Physics of the University of : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.   This book reviews and explores statistical, mathematical and evolutionary theory and tools in the understanding of biological networks. The book is divided into comprehensive and self-contained chapters, each of which focuses on an important biological network type, explains concepts and theory and illustrates how these can be used to obtain.

    The Logic of Chance offers a reappraisal and a new synthesis of theories, concepts, and hypotheses on the key aspects of the evolution of life on earth in light of comparative genomics and systems biology. The author presents many specific examples from systems and comparative genomic analysis to begin to build a new, much more detailed, complex, and realistic picture of evolution.   The use of statistical physics is therefore natural. However, we should not go too far. Natural selection and adaptation are essential to biological evolution as well, and to incorporate these phenomena into a framework of physical theory, the existing apparatus of statistical physics probably requires by: 9.


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