Zombies: a simple discrete model of the apocalypse

ABERNETHY, Gavin (2018). Zombies: a simple discrete model of the apocalypse. International journal of mathematical education in science and technology, 49 (8), 1260-1277.

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A simple discrete-time two-dimensional dynamical system is constructed and analyzed numerically, with modelling motivations drawn from the zombie virus of popular horror fiction, and with suggestions for further exercises or extensions suitable for an introductory undergraduate course.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mathematical modelling; Lyapunov exponents; bifurcation analysis; numerical investigation; 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy; Education
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/0020739X.2018.1455229
Page Range: 1260-1277
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2019 14:55
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 03:19
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/24492

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