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Stochastic foundations in movement ecology : anomalous diffusion, front propagation and random searches

Author: Vicenç Mendéz; Daniel Campos Moreno; Frederic Bartumeus
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, [2013?] ©2014
Series: Springer series in synergetics; Springer complexity.
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This book presents the fundamental theory for non-standard diffusion problems in movement ecology. L vy processes and anomalous diffusion have shown to be both powerful and useful tools for qualitatively and quantitatively describing a wide variety of spatial population ecological phenomena and dynamics, such as invasion fronts and search strategies. Adopting a self-contained, textbook-style approach, the authors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vicenç Mendéz; Daniel Campos Moreno; Frederic Bartumeus
ISBN: 9783642390104 3642390102 3642390099 9783642390098
OCLC Number: 859668459
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 310 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Elements of Probability Theory --
Introduction to Stochastic Processes --
Microscopic, Mesoscopic and Macroscopic Descriptions of Dispersal- Continuous-Time Random Walks and Anomalous Diffusion --
Reaction-Dispersal Models and Front Propagation --
Stochastic Optimal Foraging Theory --
Cell Motion and Chemotaxis --
Host-Pathogen Interactions --
Biological Invasions --
Random Search in Model Organisms.
Series Title: Springer series in synergetics; Springer complexity.
Responsibility: Vicenç Méndez, Daniel Campos, Frederic Bartumeus.

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