Issue No. 02 - March/April (2007 vol. 9)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2007.26
Dianne P. O'Leary , University of Maryland
A system's evolution over time can be described with a set of equations called a dynamical system. In this installment, we use a dynamical system to model the life cycle of flour beetles to estimate key parameters that describe their behavior.
dynamical systems, chaos, equations
Dianne P. O'Leary, "Beetles, Cannibalism, and Chaos: Analyzing a Dynamical System Model", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 9, no. , pp. 96-103, March/April 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.26