A Cybernetic View of Biological Growth by Stebbing

By Stebbing

Maia is the tale of an concept, and its improvement right into a operating speculation, that gives a cybernetic interpretation of ways development is managed. progress on the lowest point is managed via regulating the speed of progress. entry to the output of keep an eye on mechanisms is equipped by means of perturbing the growing to be organism, after which filtering out the implications to development fee. 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 purchased tolerance to poisonous inhibition, and catch-up progress. The account starts off with an advent to cybernetics protecting the rules of development and inhabitants elevate in animals and guy and describes this new method of entry the keep an eye on of development strategies. This e-book is appropriate for postgraduate scholars of organic cybernetics and researchers of organic progress, endocrinology, inhabitants ecology and toxicology.

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