A model of invasion by bodysnatchers from the far reaches of space

ABERNETHY, Gavin (2020). A model of invasion by bodysnatchers from the far reaches of space. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology.

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    Abstract

    A discrete model of invasion by subversive alien bodysnatchers is constructed and analysed numerically as a proposed undergraduate project. Several extensions of the model are demonstrated, including a spatial system of ten planets arranged on a one-dimensional lattice, and we discuss some of the practical considerations that arise when supervising such a project. Exercises for further student investigations of the model are suggested.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; 0199 Other Mathematical Sciences; 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2020.1850896
    SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
    Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
    Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2020 16:37
    Last Modified: 17 Mar 2021 19:01
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/27586

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