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Non Standard Finite Difference Scheme for Mutualistic Interaction Description

Gabbriellini, Gianluca;
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  • Published: 02 Jan 2012
One of the more interesting themes of the mathematical ecology is the description of the mutualistic interaction between two interacting species. Based on continuous-time model developed by Holland and DeAngelis 2009 for consumer-resource mutualism description, this work deals with the application of the Mickens Non Standard Finite Difference method to transform the continuous-time scheme into a discrete-time one. It has been proved that the Mickens scheme is dynamically consistent with the original one regardless of the step-sizes used in numerical simulations, in opposition of the forward Euler method that shows numerical instabilities when the step size overc...
free text keywords: Quantitative Biology - Populations and Evolution, Nonlinear Sciences - Adaptation and Self-Organizing Systems
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