Dragging in mutualistic networks

Pastor Ruiz, Juan Manuel and García Algarra, Francisco Javier (2015). Dragging in mutualistic networks. "Networks And Heterogeneous Media", v. 10 (n. 1); pp. 37-52. ISSN 1556-1801. https://doi.org/10.3934/nhm.2015.10.37.


Title: Dragging in mutualistic networks
  • Pastor Ruiz, Juan Manuel
  • García Algarra, Francisco Javier
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Networks And Heterogeneous Media
Date: March 2015
ISSN: 1556-1801
Volume: 10
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Agrónomos (UPM) [antigua denominación]
Department: Otro
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Mutualistic networks are considered an example of resilience against perturbations. Mutualistic interactions are beneficial for the two sets of species involved. Network robustness has been usually measured in terms of extinction sequences, i.e., nodes are removed from the empirical bipartite network one subset (primary extinctions) and the number of extinctions on the other subset (secondary extinction) is computed. This is a first approach to study ecosystems extinction. However, each interacting species, depicted as a node of the mutualistic network, is really composed by certain number of individuals (population) and its shortage can diminish dramatically the population of its interacting partners, i.e. the population dynamics plays an important role in the robustness of the ecological networks. Although different models of population dynamics for mutualistic interacting species have been addressed, like Type II models, only recently a new mutualistic model has been proposed exhibiting bounded solutions and good properties for simulation. In this paper we show that population dynamics is as important

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Item ID: 43548
DC Identifier: https://oa.upm.es/43548/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:43548
DOI: 10.3934/nhm.2015.10.37
Official URL: http://aimsciences.org/journals/displayArticlesnew.jsp?paperID=10838
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 02 Nov 2016 16:03
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2019 18:08
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