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Bayesian Statistics for Beginnersa step-by-step approach

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

Therese Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841296
eISBN:
9780191876820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841296.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners is an entry-level book on Bayesian statistics. It is like no other math book you’ve read. It is written for readers who do not have advanced degrees in mathematics ... More

Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley, and Ian Shadforth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199658558
eISBN:
9780191779466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658558.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This book provides an introduction to three of the main tools used in the development of bioinformatics software — Perl, R, and MySQL — and explains how these can be used together to tackle the ... More

Control Theory and Systems Biology

Control Theory and Systems Biology

Pablo A. Iglesias and Brian P. Ingalls (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Issues of regulation and control are central to the study of biological and biochemical systems. Thus it is not surprising that the tools of feedback control theory—engineering techniques developed ... More

Ecological StatisticsContemporary theory and application

Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application

Gordon A. Fox, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich, and Vinicio J. Sosa (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199672547
eISBN:
9780191796487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672547.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This book discusses the change in use of statistics in ecology—especially the increased use (over the last two decades) of more sophisticated statistical and computational methods. This book also ... More

An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

Michael Hochberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198804789
eISBN:
9780191843051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804789.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Scientists must communicate their work through clear writing and publish it where it will be read. To succeed, you need method, but also need to understand the worlds of journals, publishers and ... More

Epidemiology with R

Epidemiology with R

Bendix Carstensen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198841326
eISBN:
9780191876936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841326.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This book is a practical guide designed for students and researchers with an existing knowledge of R who wish to learn how to apply it in an epidemiological context and exploit its versatility. It ... More

Evolutionary GeneticsConcepts, Analysis, and Practice

Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830917
eISBN:
9780191868993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830917.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Evolutionary genetics is the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. With the recent explosion in the availability of whole genome sequence data, vast quantities of genetic data ... More

Functions in Biological and Artificial WorldsComparative Philosophical Perspectives

Functions in Biological and Artificial Worlds: Comparative Philosophical Perspectives

Ulrich Krohs and Peter Kroes (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113212
eISBN:
9780262255271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113212.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The notion of function is an integral part of thinking in both biology and technology; biological organisms and technical artifacts are both ascribed functionality. Yet the concept of function is ... More

Game Theory in Biologyconcepts and frontiers

Game Theory in Biology: concepts and frontiers

John M. McNamara and Olof Leimar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198815778
eISBN:
9780191853456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815778.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Game theory in biology seeks to predict social behaviour and other traits that influence how individuals interact. It does this by tentatively assuming that current traits are stable endpoints of ... More

Getting Started with RAn introduction for biologists

Getting Started with R: An introduction for biologists

Andrew P. Beckerman and Owen L. Petchey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199601615
eISBN:
9780191774539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601615.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Learning how to get answers from data is an integral part of modern training in the natural, physical, social, and engineering sciences. One of the most exciting changes in data management and ... More

Getting Started with RAn Introduction for Biologists

Getting Started with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andrew Beckerman, Dylan Childs, and Owen Petchey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198787839
eISBN:
9780191829659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787839.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Getting Started with R deals with learning how to get answers from data, an integral part of modern training in the natural, physical, social, and engineering sciences. One of the most exciting ... More

Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Joseph A. Veech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Habitat is crucial to the survival and reproduction of individual organisms as well as persistence of populations. As such, species-habitat relationships have long been studied, particularly in the ... More

Invasion Dynamics

Invasion Dynamics

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Invasion Dynamics depicts how non-native species spread and perform in their novel ranges and how recipient socio-ecological systems are reshaped and how they respond to the new incursions. It ... More

Measuring Metabolic RatesA Manual for Scientists

Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists

John R. B. Lighton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830399
eISBN:
9780191868672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830399.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Measuring Metabolic Rates demystifies the field of metabolic rate measurement, explaining every common variation of the art, from century-old manometric methods through ingenious syringe-based ... More

Molecular EvolutionA Statistical Approach

Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach

Ziheng Yang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199602605
eISBN:
9780191782251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602605.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book summarizes the statistical models and computational algorithms for comparative analysis of genetic sequence data in the fields of molecular evolution, molecular phylogenetics, and ... More

The New Statistics with RAn Introduction for Biologists

The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andy Hector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729051
eISBN:
9780191795855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Statistics is a fundamental component of the scientific toolbox, but learning the basics of this area of mathematics is one of the most challenging parts of a research training. This book gives an ... More

Perl for Exploring DNA

Perl for Exploring DNA

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The book presents a hands-on introductory guide to DNA sequence analysis. This can be depicted as a linear map of As, Cs, Gs, and Ts; however, such a map only hints at the varied contours and ... More

Population Dynamics for Conservation

Population Dynamics for Conservation

Louis W. Botsford, J. Wilson White, and Alan Hastings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198758365
eISBN:
9780191818301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758365.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book is a quantitative exposition of our current understanding of the dynamics of plant and animal populations, with the goal that readers will be able to understand, and participate in the ... More

A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Daniel L. Hartl

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862291
eISBN:
9780191895074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862291.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to provide a concise but comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts of population genetics and ... More

Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyIntegrating models with data

Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Integrating models with data

Otso Ovaskainen, Henrik Johan de Knegt, and Maria del Mar Delgado

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714866
eISBN:
9780191783210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714866.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book presents an integrative approach tomathematical and statistical modelling in ecology and evolutionary biology. After an introductory chapter, the book devotes one chapter for movement ... More

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