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G. de Vries (webpage)

T. Hillen (webpage)

M. Lewis (webpage)

J. Müller (webpage)

B. Schönfisch (webpage)

A Course in Mathematical Biology

Quantitative Modeling with Mathematical and Computational Tools


SIAM, Philadelphia, 2006.



Supplemental Material:


The file  solutions.pdf (the link to the solutions has been temporarily disabled. If you are an instructor and need solutions, please write us an e-mail.) 

by A. Beltaos, G de Vries, T. Hillen

contains solutions to the following problems:

Section 1.4 Modelling Exercise 1
Section 2.4 Difference Equations Exercises: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16
Section 3.9 ODE's Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 13, 17, 18
Section 4.5 PDE's Exercises: 1, 3, 4, 5

Computer course of Chapter 8 in 


by T. de Camino Beck

Section8_2.pdf Section8_3.pdf Section8_4.pdf Section8_5.pdf
Section8_2.nb Section8_3.nb Section8_4.nb Section8_5.nb


Computer course of Chapter 8 in 


by T. de Camino Beck and C. Cobbold



  • List of further open problems
    (We plan to extend chapter 9 and collect further open problems.  Please send us open problems for student modeling. So far we collected 0 additional problems).

  • List of typos and corrections (please send us anything that needs to be corrected.)

  • Contact: Thomas Hillen