INF5610 – Mathematical modeling in medicine
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Some selected mathematical models of physiological processes will be presented. Cell physiology and signal propagation in nerves and myocardial tissue will be emphasized. Models for the electrical and mechanical properties of the heart is given special attention.
To give an understanding of some basic models from medicine and thereby lay a foundation for further studies in mathematical physiology.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
No formal prerequisites
Recommended previous knowledge
Knowledge of partial differential equations is helpful.
10 credits overlap with INF9610 – Mathematical modelling in medicine (discontinued)
Two hours per week.
Oral examination. General information about the examination.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.
Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.