On the Self-organization of Migrating Individuals

  • E. Albano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 493)


This lecture is concerned with a simple model aimed to describe the self-organized displacements of self-driving individuals. Processes such as growth, death, survival, self-propagation, competition and communication are considered. Starting from either small colonies or a randomly distributed population, the system evolves towards a stationary state where the population density is conserved. It is shown that the stationary state exhibits self-organized critical behavior.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Albano
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  1. 1.Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas, (INIFTA)Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de La PlataLa PlataArgentina

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