The community-written q-bio Textbook has just been released by MIT Press.
Quantitative Biology: Theory, Computational Methods, and Models, Edited by Brian Munsky, William S. Hlavacek and Lev S. Tsimring, MIT Press (2018).
The textbook provides an introduction to the quantitative modeling of biological processes, presenting modeling approaches, methodology, practical algorithms, software tools, and examples of current research. Most chapters offer problems, progressing from simple to complex, that test the reader’s mastery of such key techniques as deterministic and stochastic simulations and data analysis. Many chapters include snippets of code that can be used to recreate analyses and generate figures related to the text. Examples are presented in Matlab, R, and Python, and a variety of online resources supplement the the text.
Congratulations to Zach, Fox, Lisa Weber, William Raymond and all the contributors for putting together this one-of-a-kind community resource!
To learn more or to request an examination copy, please visit the book website on MIT Press at: