[Tutor] Lotka-Volterra Model Simulation Questions

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 10:41:06 CEST 2012

On Sep 29, 2012 2:25 AM, "Alan Gauld" <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
> On 28/09/12 21:32, Jim Apto wrote:
>> I'm relatively new to python, and was asked to program a lotka-volterra
>> model (predator and prey relation) simulator.
> No idea what that means in practice but commenting purely on the code
>> x represents prey population
>> y represents predator population
> so use names that say so, like preyPop and predatorPop
> Its only a few extra letters typing but makes things much more readable.

As a mathematician I'd have to disagree with you there Alan. This model
already has an established notation:
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