Segregation Structures of Competing Species Mediated by a Diffusive Predator

  • Y. Kan-on
  • M. Mimura
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 71)


It has been suggested that, in some circumstances, predation may tend to increase species diversity in competitive communities, which is the so called predator-mediated coexistence hypothesis.


Equilibrium Point Hopf Bifurcation Prey Species Solution Branch Bifurcation Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Kan-on
    • 1
  • M. Mimura
    • 2
  1. 1.Hiroshima National College of Maritime TechnologyJapan
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsHiroshima UniversityJapan

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