Download e-book for iPad: A Cybernetic View of Biological Growth by Stebbing

By Stebbing

ISBN-10: 0521199638

ISBN-13: 9780521199636

Maia is the tale of an idea, and its improvement right into a operating speculation, that offers a cybernetic interpretation of the way progress is managed. development on the lowest point is managed by means of regulating the speed of development. entry to the output of keep watch over mechanisms is supplied by way of perturbing the transforming into organism, after which filtering out the results to progress price. The output of the expansion regulate mechanism is then obtainable for interpretation and modelling. Perturbation experiments were used to supply interpretations of hormesis, the neutralization of inhibitory load and bought tolerance to poisonous inhibition, and catch-up progress. The account starts off with an creation to cybernetics masking the rules of development and inhabitants raise in animals and guy and describes this new method of entry the regulate of development methods. This booklet is appropriate for postgraduate scholars of organic cybernetics and researchers of organic progress, endocrinology, inhabitants ecology and toxicology.

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