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The Geometry Of Biological Time

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From cell division to heartbeat, clocklike rhythms pervade the activities of every living organism. The cycles of life are ultimately biochemical in mechanism but many of the principles that dominate their orchestration are essentially mathematical.

The Geometry of Biological Time describes periodic processes in living systems and their non-living analogues in the abstract
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Published June 8th 2001 by Springer (first published January 1st 1980)
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Louis Maddox
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This is a huge undertaking by Art, and ultimately a reference work for your areas of interest rather than something to be read cover to cover. Having said that, the first 4 chapters or so are excellent summaries that fit 'chronobiology' (most famously the circadian rhythm) into a broader context among maths and engineering fields. It has to be said that Winfree has done a brilliant job elevating the work of geneticists et al. into that history, in no small part through a great number of his own ...more
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