Frontiers of Mathematics in China

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 407–424 | Cite as

Bifurcation in infinite dimensional spaces and applications in spatiotemporal biological and chemical models

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Recent advances in abstract local and global bifurcation theory is briefly reviewed. Several applications are included to illustrate the applications of abstract theory, and it includes Turing instability of chemical reactions, pattern formation in water limited ecosystems, and diffusive predator-prey models.


Bifurcation reaction-diffusion model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsCollege of William and MaryWilliamsburgUSA
  2. 2.School of MathematicsHarbin Normal UniversityHarbinChina

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