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The ubiquity of power functions


FitzGerald, DG, The ubiquity of power functions, Biometrical Journal, 41, (1) pp. 111-118. ISSN 0323-3847 (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1002/(SICI)1521-4036(199903)41:1<111::AID-BIMJ111>3.0.CO;2-S


Power functions, as used in allometric scaling, arise in the mathematical modelling of any growth process which is (i) autonomous, with (ii) a monotonic growth rate, and in which (iii) the major source of variation between individuals occurs along one dimension, such as an environmental or genotypic gradient.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Mathematical Sciences
Research Group:Applied mathematics
Research Field:Biological mathematics
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
UTAS Author:FitzGerald, DG (Dr Des FitzGerald)
ID Code:16117
Year Published:1999
Deposited By:Mathematics
Deposited On:1999-08-01
Last Modified:2000-05-20

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