Lec #Topics
Complexity, Stability, and the Struggle for Existence
1Predator-prey Models
2Supplemental Information Ecological Experiments
3Supplemental Information Niche Theory
4Stability of Complex Systems
5Supplemental Information Competitive Exclusion
6Chaotic Dynamics
7Network Theory
Spatial Interactions
8Population Dispersal
10Pattern and Scale
11Spatial Models and Interacting Particle Systems
12Lattice-gas Models
13Plankton Patchiness
14Supplemental Information Scaling from Trees to Forests
Co-evolution with the Environment
15Evolution of Biodiversity
16Supplemental Information Adaptation and Diversification
17Artificial Life and Biological Complexity
Student Presentations
19Reactivity, Stability, and Plankton (2 Presentations)
20Theory of Productivity-Diversity Relationships
21Evolution of Virulence in Host-Pathogen Systems
22Renormalization Approach to Biological Systems
23Directed Motion in Lotka-Volterra Models
24Supplemental Information "Highly Optimized Tolerance" and Ecology
25Theory of Vegetation Patterns