Accession Number : AD0411337

Title :   A THEORETICAL MODEL FOR ACHIEVING SELECTIVE BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s) : MacQueen,J.

Report Date : 04 JUN 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The model described deals with the theoretical possibility of combining treatments in order to bring about certain desired effects while at the same time not causing others. Control of the biological environment frequently presents this type of problem, as for example, in insect con trol or in medical treatment of an infected individual where it would be desirable to destroy the infecting agent without seriously damaging the patient. The model emphasizes the strategy of exploiting to the maximum extent possible, by means of multiple treatments, the variation in response sensitivities of the parts of the bio logical system which are to be affected. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MODELS, THEORY), BIOLOGY, COMPUTER LOGIC, LINEAR PROGRAMMING, NUMBERS.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE