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4:15 pm

Agent-Based and Continuous Models of Locust Hopper Bands: The Role of Intermittent Motion, Alignment, Attraction and Repulsion (Andrew J. Bernoff, HMC)

October 15, 2018 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Emmy Noether Room, Millikan 1021, Pomona College, 610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, California 91711
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Locust swarms pose a major threat to agriculture, notably in northern Africa and the Middle East. In the early stages of aggregation, locusts form hopper bands. These are coordinated groups that march in columnar structures that are often kilometers long and may contain millions of individuals. We propose a model for the formation of locust […]

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