Biodiversity - Week 12

These pages are being generated as part of a senior seminar course directed by Neal Williams at Bryn Mawr College during fall semester, 2007. This week's topic is "Community interactions and stability"

Reading to be discussed:

  • McArthur, R. (1955) Fluctuations of animal populations and a measure of community stability. Ecology 36: 533-536
  • May, Robert M. (1972) Will a large complex system be stable? Nature 238: 413-414
  • McNaughton, S.J. (1978) Stability and diversity of ecological communities. Nature 274: 251-252.
  • Barabasi, A. and Bonabeau, E. (2003) Scale-Free Networks. Scientific American, May.


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