Simplifying and reducing complex models

@inproceedings{Ermentrout2002SimplifyingAR,
  title={Simplifying and reducing complex models},
  author={Bard Ermentrout},
  year={2002}
}
Several strategies for reducing the complexity of biologically based models are presented. These methods are primarily based on averaging either over instances or time. In either case, the resulting equations can be directly connected to the original model but often times lead to a much simpler system of equations. 

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