Modeling Prey-Predator Dynamics via Particle Swarm Optimization and Cellular Automata

  • Mario Martínez-Molina
  • Marco A. Moreno-Armendáriz
  • Nareli Cruz-Cortés
  • Juan Carlos Seck Tuoh Mora
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7095)


Through the years several methods have been used to model organisms movement within an ecosystem modelled with cellular automata, from simple algorithms that change cells state according to some pre-defined heuristic, to diffusion algorithms based on the one dimensional Navier - Stokes equation or lattice gases. In this work we show a novel idea since the predator dynamics evolve through Particle Swarm Optimization.


Particle Swarm Optimization Cellular Automaton Cellular Automaton Prey Density Inertia Weight 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Martínez-Molina
    • 1
  • Marco A. Moreno-Armendáriz
    • 1
  • Nareli Cruz-Cortés
    • 1
  • Juan Carlos Seck Tuoh Mora
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación en Computación, Instituto Politécnico NacionalMéxicoMéxico
  2. 2.Centro de Investigación Avanzada en Ingeniería IndustrialUniversidad Autónoma del Estado de HidalgoPachucaMéxico

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