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Chaotic Behavior in Population Dynamics

Rick Kossik -

This model illustrates perhaps the most famous example of chaotic behavior: that exhibited by the logistic difference equation to describe the growth of a population subject to a carrying capacity. At low growth rates, the population stabilizes fairly rapidly. As the growth rate increases, the population oscillates periodically, and at high growth rates, chaotically.

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Novice

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Tags:

  • Population
  • Previous Value
  • Chaos
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