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Modeling the Dynamics of Cooperative Predators
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Mathematics (Dept.), Optimization and Systems Theory.
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Mathematics (Dept.), Optimization and Systems Theory.
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Mathematics (Dept.), Optimization and Systems Theory.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The focus of this thesis is the modeling of cooperative predators

hunting ocks of animals. The modeling is based on biological studies

of the behavior of speci c predators and their preys, lions and zebras for

this case. General rules are established in order to model the overall

hunting and escape strategies, with a focus on the former. The dynamics

of the predator during the hunt are modeled using the unicycle

model applied locally, i.e., applied to each agent. The cooperation is

taken into account by considering the system as a multi-agent system.

Subsequently, a computer simulation based on the mathematical models

is constructed and numerous simulations performed. The results

from the simulations are then compared to biological studies in order

to assess the validity of the model.

Keywords: Multi-agent, unicycle model, mathematical modeling,

cooperative predator dynamics, bio-mimicry

Abstract [sv]

Huvudsyftet med den har uppsatsen ar att modellera samarbetande

rovdjur i jakten efter bytesdjur. Modellen baseras pa biologiska studier

av sarskilda rovdjur och deras bytesdjur, mer speci kt, lejon och

zebror. Baserat pa dessa fakta skapas generella regler for att kunna

beskriva beteenden vid jakt och ykt, med fokus pa det forstnamnda.

Systemet behandlas som ett multi-agent system darfor och generaliseras

sedan systemet ar ett multi-agent system och dynamiken hos det

enskilda rovdjuret beskrivs med hjalp av en unicycle model som appliceras

lokalt. Vidare gors en datorsimulering baserad pa denna matematiska

model. Resultaten fran simuleringarna jamfors sedan med

biologiska studier, for att utvardera modellens giltighet.

Nyckelord: Multi-agent, unicycle model, matematisk modellering,

bio-mimicry

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 30 p.
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-103624OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-103624DiVA: diva2:561001
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Technology
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Available from: 2012-10-19 Created: 2012-10-16 Last updated: 2013-02-15Bibliographically approved

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