# A Team Approach to Undergraduate Research in Biomathematics: Balance Control

J. Milton; A. Radunskaya; W. Ou; T. Ohira

Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (2011)

- Volume: 6, Issue: 6, page 260-277
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topMilton, J., et al. "A Team Approach to Undergraduate Research in Biomathematics: Balance Control." Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 6.6 (2011): 260-277. <http://eudml.org/doc/222388>.

@article{Milton2011,

abstract = {The question, how does an organism maintain balance? provides a unifying theme to
introduce undergraduate students to the use of mathematics and modeling techniques in
biological research. The availability of inexpensive high speed motion capture cameras
makes it possible to collect the precise and reliable data that facilitates the
development of relevant mathematical models. An in–house laboratory component ensures that
students have the opportunity to directly compare prediction to observation and motivates
the development of projects that push the boundaries of the subject. The projects, by
their nature, readily lend themselves to the formation of inter–disciplinary student
research teams. Thus students have the opportunity to learn skills essential for success
in today’s workplace including productive team work, critical thinking, problem solving,
project management, and effective communication. },

author = {Milton, J., Radunskaya, A., Ou, W., Ohira, T.},

journal = {Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena},

keywords = {inverted pendulum; time-delay; noise; dimension reduction; pursuit; undergraduate; education},

language = {eng},

month = {10},

number = {6},

pages = {260-277},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {A Team Approach to Undergraduate Research in Biomathematics: Balance Control},

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volume = {6},

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AB - The question, how does an organism maintain balance? provides a unifying theme to
introduce undergraduate students to the use of mathematics and modeling techniques in
biological research. The availability of inexpensive high speed motion capture cameras
makes it possible to collect the precise and reliable data that facilitates the
development of relevant mathematical models. An in–house laboratory component ensures that
students have the opportunity to directly compare prediction to observation and motivates
the development of projects that push the boundaries of the subject. The projects, by
their nature, readily lend themselves to the formation of inter–disciplinary student
research teams. Thus students have the opportunity to learn skills essential for success
in today’s workplace including productive team work, critical thinking, problem solving,
project management, and effective communication.

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