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Author International Symposium on the Frontier of Applied Mathematics (2nd : 2006 : Beijing, China)

Title Frontiers of applied mathematics : proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on the Frontier of Applied Mathematics, Beijing, China, 8-9 June 2006 / editors, Din-Yu Hsieh, Meirong Zhang, Weitao Sun
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, [2007]
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Contents Multiple rhythms and switches in the nervous system -- Some ideas on action potentials -- Negative feedback in morphogen gradients -- CSAW: Stochastic approach to protein folding -- "Collapse and search" dynamics of protein folding detected by time-resolved small-angle X-ray scattering -- Structural transitions in biopolymers: from DNA to protein to spider silk -- The structure, evolution and instability of a self-gravitating gaseous disk under the influence of periodic forcings -- Dynamics of spiral galaxies -- Dark matter dynamics in galaxies -- Asymptotics and star formation -- Solitary waves from optics to fluid dynamics -- Resonance problems in photonics -- Some mathematical properties of long waves -- New solitary wave structures in two-dimensional periodic media
Subject Mathematical physics.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hsieh, D. Y. (Din-Yu), 1933-
Sun, Weitao.
Zhang, Meirong.
ISBN 9789812770455 (electronic bk.)
9812770453 (electronic bk.)