A Two Age Group Population Model

  • James C. Frauenthal
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We proceed next to develop a mathematical model for the growth of a population in which newborn animals do not become fertile until a period of time has passed. This situation is rather realistic for many species, including humans. In return for the added realism of the model, certain complications will necessarily arise.


Stability Analysis Equilibrium Point Difference Equation Maternity Equation Maternity Line 
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  1. Lee, R.D., “The Formal Dynamics of Controlled Populations and the Echo, the Boom and the Bust”, Demography, Volume 11, Number 4, pp. 563–585, November, 1974.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James C. Frauenthal
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  1. 1.Applied Mathematics and StatisticsState University of New YorkStony BrookUSA

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