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1 Introduction     continued...

Specifically, we first describe the physics and physiology of a bioelectric volume conductor, continue by describing the model construction process, emphasizing mesh generation, and follow with mathematical formulations, numerical solutions, and computational considerations of a set of direct and inverse problems. Throughout the chapter, we provide opportunities for you, the reader, to investigate various techniques in computational science yourself. We conclude with a section in which we interpret the results in terms of an error analysis and briefly introduce adaptive techniques to reduce the error due to discretization.