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A new publication by PhD student Nicolas Jaccard
What is SiMPLE@CoMPLEX?
SiMPLE@CoMPLEX is an outreach initiative that aims to introduce school children to the idea of mathematical modelling of biology.
The example we have chosen is that of penguin nest-building behaviour, whereby penguins build their nests either by foraging for rocks or by stealing rocks from other penguins.
The paradigm used to represent this scenario is that of a board game, where the rule set is equivalent to a mathematical model. The characters represent the foraging and stealing penguins.
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