Studying dynamical behavior of the three connected populations with Allee effect using algebraic tools

Amirhosein Sadeghimanesh (Coventry University)

22-Apr-2021, 15:30-16:00 (3 years ago)

Abstract: We consider three connected populations with the strong Allee effect, and give a complete classification of the steady state structure of the system with respect to the Allee threshold and the dispersal rate. One may expect that by increasing the dispersal rate between the patches, the system would become more well-mixed hence simpler. However, we show that it is not always the case, and the number of steady states may (temporarily) increase by increasing the dispersal rate. Besides sequences of pitchfork and saddle-node bifurcations, we find triple-transcritical bifurcations and also a sun-ray shaped bifurcation where twelve steady states meet at a single point then disappear. The major tool of our investigations is a novel algorithm that decomposes the parameter space with respect to the number of steady states using cylindrical algebraic decomposition with respect to the discriminant variety of the polynomial system. This is a joint work with Gergely Röst.

algebraic geometrydynamical systemsprobability

Audience: researchers in the topic

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