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By Alfred J. Lotka,David P. Smith,Hélène Rossert

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within the 50 years that experience handed seeing that Alfred Latka's demise in 1949 his place because the father of mathematical demography has been safe. together with his first demographic papers in 1907 and 1911 (the latter co­ authored with F. R. Sharpe) he laid the principles for sturdy inhabitants idea, and over the subsequent many years either principally accomplished it and located handy mathematical approximations that gave it sensible applica­ tions. on the grounds that his time, the sphere has moved in numerous instructions he didn't foresee, yet typically it's nonetheless his. regardless of Latka's stature, besides the fact that, the reader nonetheless must hunt during the previous journals to find his valuable works. As but no exten­ sive collections of his papers are in print, and for his half he by no means as­ sembled his contributions right into a unmarried quantity in English. He did so in French, within the half Theorie Analytique des institutions Biologiques (1934, 1939). Drawing on his parts of actual Biology (1925) and such a lot of his mathematical papers, Latka provided French readers insights into his organic inspiration and a concise and mathematically available precis of what he known as fresh contributions in demographic analy­ sis. we'd be exact in additionally calling it Latka's contributions in demographic analysis.

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