By H. T. Banks, Carlos Castillo-Chavez

Globalization and the potential of bioterrorist acts have highlighted the urgent want for the advance of theoretical and sensible mathematical frameworks which may be helpful in our systemic efforts to count on, hinder, and reply to acts of destabilization.

Bioterrorism: Mathematical Modeling purposes in fatherland defense collects the distinctive contributions of chosen teams of specialists from the fields of biostatistics, keep watch over concept, epidemiology, and mathematical biology who've engaged within the improvement of frameworks, versions, and mathematical tools had to handle the various urgent demanding situations posed through acts of terror. the 10 chapters of this quantity contact on a wide variety of concerns within the subfields of biosurveillance, agroterrorism, bioterror reaction logistics, planned unlock of organic brokers, impression review, and the unfold of enthusiast behaviors.

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