Science Diliman, Vol 11, No 1 (1999)

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A Two-Dimensional Predator-Prey Model

Ronald Banzon

Abstract


A spatio-temporal predator-prey model is devised from an existing space-independent model that was modified to include the phenomenon of migration. A tolerance level, which depends on the amount of resources, is proposed as the motivation for the migration of the prey. The change from a rectangular to a cylindrical confinement was interpreted as an increase in mobility. The model supports the idea of increased predator population with mobility.

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