Issue No.01 - January/February (2001 vol.3)
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The author describes the chemostat, a device used to study bacterial populations under nutrient-limited conditions. This article shows that a simple criterion can help predict which species survive in the long run, an example of the principle of mutual exclusion.
Jean-Philippe Grivet, "Nonlinear Population Dynamics in the Chemostat", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.3, no. 1, pp. 48-55, January/February 2001, doi:10.1109/5992.895187