Proceedings of the 2022 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2022)

The Mystery Behind Predator-Prey Cycles in a Glass of Water

Authors
Haihui Yan
McGill University, 845 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
*Corresponding author. Email: Haihui.yan@mail.mcgill.ca
Corresponding Author
Haihui Yan
Available Online 1 June 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.045How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Predator and Prey; dynamic biological system; cyclic dynamics; coherent/non-coherent oscillations; stochastic
Abstract

Ecological models such as predator-prey cycles are one of the most fundamental ecological phenomena. The original theory proposed by Alfred J. Lotka has frequently been used to describe the dynamic of biological systems. A variety of deterministic mathematical models indicate that these variations are caused by internal nonlinear interactions among species, which would provide fundamental insights into and predictions of interacting populations’ dynamics. This paper describes a literature review (LR) of journal articles published in 2019 by Gregor F. Fussmann from McGill University and his team researchers from the Universities of Oldenburg and Potsdam in long-term cyclic persistence in an experimental predator–prey system. The researchers employed a microbial experimental system to see if these predator-prey population cycles occur naturally because of the two species’ interactions or if they are caused by external factors. The microcosm experiments over 10 years have now successfully confirmed that the regular oscillation predator-prey cycle can persist over a long period of time[1][2]. The findings demonstrate that predator and prey populations can persist eternally under a cyclic dynamic regime that is resilient in the face of unanticipated events, and a potential mathematical model that the stochasticity for the non-coherent oscillations.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2022 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2022)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
1 June 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-580-0
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.045How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

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