Spatial pattern and power function deviation in a cellular automata model of an ant population

Research paper by John Vandermeer, Doug Jackson

Indexed on: 29 Dec '15Published on: 29 Dec '15Published in: Quantitative Biology - Populations and Evolution


A spatially explicit model previously developed to apply to a population of arboreal nesting ants in southern Mexico is explored in detail, including notions of criticality and robust criticality and expected power law adjustment.