# Blog

## Evolution 2017 followup

Wow, what a meeting!

## QPot paper in The R Journal is in print

Today our paper on the quasi-potential R package was published in The R Journal’s 8th volume, 2nd issue of 2016, pages 19 to 38! It can be found on The R Jo...

## Preprint available on intraspecific density dependence with mutualism paper

Today we posted our paper, Population dynamics of mutualism and intraspecific density dependence: how θ-logistic-like density dependence affects mutualistic ...

## NSF proposal recommended for funding

A team at Syracuse University and I were recommended for funding by the National Science Foundation! Kari Segraves, David Althoff, myself, and David Rivers ...

## Verhulst’s original formulation of the logistic equation

I was recently reading Verhulst’s original paper in Correspondance mathematique et physique, Vol. X (1838), entitled Notice sur la loi que la populations sui...

## Paper in Global Ecology and Biogeography is in Print

Steve Vander Wall (University of Nevada, Reno) and I had our paper printed in Global Ecology and Biogeography, Interaction diversity of North American seed-...

## The Theory of Ecological Communities—Vellend Equilibrium

I've been in an online reading group for a recent Princeton Monograph by Mark Vellend, The Theory of Ecological Communities. It was organized by Margaret Ko...

## QPot paper posted on The R Journal’s website

Last week our paper on the quasi-potential R package was published on The R Journal's website under Accepted Articles: link. This has been a very fruitful c...

## Early View of Paper in Global Ecology and Biogeography

Steve Vander Wall (University of Nevada, Reno) and I had a paper accepted in Global Ecology and Biogeography, Interaction diversity of North American seed-d...

## Cleveland R Users Group (CRUG) presentation

This Wednesday I'm giving a talk at the Cleveland R Users Group (CRUG). The foci of the talk will be on (i) implementing ordinary differential, (ii) modelin...

## A cheat sheet of ecological functions

From time to time I find myself referencing Ben Bolker's book, Ecological Models and Data in R to quickly look at the references of ecological functions. Th...

## Hopf bifurcations in the Rosenzweig-MacArthur consumer-resource model

This weekend I revisited Kevin McCann's monograph Food Webs because I was reminding myself how it is exactly that we scale from 2- to n-species in dynamic mo...

## Paper accepted in The R Journal

Colleagues and I have had our paper accepted in The R Journal. A collaborative project, we were composed of a mathematician from University of Maryland, Bal...

## Paper accepted in Global Ecology and Biogeography

Steve Vander Wall (University of Nevada, Reno) and I had a paper accepted in Global Ecology and Biogeography, `Interaction diversity of North American seed-d...

## Creating dynamics in a hexagonal world in the R environment

I've recently been collaborating on a project on the spread of wildlife disease. We have an interesting spatially structured system with a reservoir host oc...

## Creating a hexagonal world

It cannot be stated just how important space is in ecology and evolution. The fact that organisms exist in 2 (or 3) spatial dimensions means that any unders...

## Stochastically processing stochastic processes

[Update, 14 June 2016: The subsequently published Dynamic Ecology post and discussion can be found here.]

## On the benefits of conversations with other scientists

I returned this week from a busy trip west to the Bay Area in California. I went for a meeting (previously blogged at ASN 2016, stand-alone meeting), but I ...

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