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XXVI, 558 p. 74 illus. online resource. - (Statistics for Biology and Health, ) Content notes : Introduction: Population Without Age -- The Life Table -- The Matrix Model Framework -- Mortality Comparisons; The Male-Female Ratio -- Fixed Regime of Mortality and Fertility: The Uses of Stable Theory -- Birth and Population Increase from the Life Table -- Birth and Population Increase from Matrix Population Models -- Reproductive Value from the Life Table -- Reproductive Value from Matrix Models -- Understanding Population Characteristics -- Markov Chains for Individual Life Histories -- Projection and Forecasting -- Perturbation Analysis of Matrix Models -- Some Types of Instability -- The Demographic Theory of Kinship -- Microdemography -- The Multi-State Model -- Family Demography -- Heterogeneity and Selection in Population Analysis -- Epilogue: How Do We Know the Facts of Demography?. Environmental sciences. Ecology. Statistics. Demography. Math. Appl. in Environmental Science. Ecology. Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences. Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law. Mathematical and Computational Biology.

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