Discrete-time growth-dispersal models

Mark Kot, William M. Schaffer

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Integrodifference equations are discrete-time models that share many of the attributes of scalar reaction-diffusion equations. At the same time, they readily exhibit period doubling and chaos. We examine the properties of some simple integrodifference equations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-136
Number of pages28
JournalMathematical Biosciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Immunology and Microbiology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics


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