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Branching and aggregation in self-reproducing systems

Vitaly Volpert 1, 2 
1 DRACULA - Multi-scale modelling of cell dynamics : application to hematopoiesis
CGPhiMC - Centre de génétique et de physiologie moléculaire et cellulaire, Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, ICJ - Institut Camille Jordan [Villeurbanne]
2 MMCS - Modélisation mathématique, calcul scientifique
ICJ - Institut Camille Jordan [Villeurbanne]
Abstract : Self-reproducing systems (SRS) represent ensemble of objects (or individuals) which can produce other objects similar to themselves. If they compete with each other for resources, then they can form aggregates (or clusters) instead of a uniform distribution. New aggregates can split from the previous ones. In terms of biological populations, the aggregates correspond to biological species, and emergence of new aggregates to the process of speciation. Other examples of SRS will also be discussed.
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Vitaly Volpert. Branching and aggregation in self-reproducing systems. ESAIM: Proceedings, EDP Sciences, 2014, 47, pp.116-129. ⟨10.1051/proc/201447007⟩. ⟨hal-01098162⟩



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