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A P System Based Model of an Ecosystem of Some Scavenger Birds

  • Mónica Cardona
  • M. Angels Colomer
  • Antoni Margalida
  • Ignacio Pérez-Hurtado
  • Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez
  • Delfí Sanuy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5957)

Abstract

In [1], we presented a P system in order to study the evolution of the bearded vulture in the Pyrenees (NE Spain). Here, we present a new model that overcomes some limitations of the previous work incorporating other scavenger species and additional prey species that provide food for the scavenger intraguild and interact with the Bearded Vulture in the ecosystem. After the validation, the new model can be a useful tool for the study of the evolution and management of the ecosystem. P systems provide a high level computational modelling framework which integrates the structural and dynamical aspects of ecosystems in a compressive and relevant way. The inherent randomness and uncertainty in ecosystems is captured by using probabilistic strategies.

Keywords

Evolution Rule Probabilistic Strategy Feeding Module Griffon Vulture Simulator Execution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mónica Cardona
    • 1
  • M. Angels Colomer
    • 1
  • Antoni Margalida
    • 4
  • Ignacio Pérez-Hurtado
    • 2
  • Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez
    • 2
  • Delfí Sanuy
    • 3
  1. 1.Dpt. of MathematicsUniversity of LleidaLleidaSpain
  2. 2.Research Group on Natural Computing, Dpt. of Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of SevillaSevillaSpain
  3. 3.Dpt. of Animal ProductionUniversity of LleidaLleidaSpain
  4. 4.Bearded Vulture Study & Protection Group(Lleida)Spain

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