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Modelling collective group movement in animal ecology and cell biology has, over the years, followed two relatively parallel modelling paths. Most prevalent for the former are what one might define as discrete level models, whereby computational constructs are used to keep track of the spatio-temporal dynamics of each individual in a group. Problems in the latter, cell biology, have been tackled mostly by continuous models whereby the details of the individuals are neglected, in favour of a description of the entire population through, e.g. a density function. However, more recently hybrid agent-based/population models have gained increasing usage.
Despite the different needs and techniques that have pervaded collective movement modelling in each of these two fields, the time is ripe for knowledge exchange as imaging and tracking technologies are now providing spatiotemporal data at the individual level in both areas. Much of the modelling in this area is multiscale, so one of the key challenges to be addressed is how do hypotheses made on behaviour at the individual level (cell, animal, etc.) scale up to macroscopic behaviour (tissue, herd, etc.) and how robust is the macroscopic level behaviour to the details of the hypotheses made on microscopic (individual level) behaviour?
As the overall aim of the workshop is to create an overarching modelling framework with which to interpret common empirical features, the exchange of ideas and techniques from the different communities is an invaluable opportunity to move forward and at the same to delineate the boundaries of applicability of the different approaches in collective movement research.
Deadline for applications: 06 Mar 2023
MMV programme participants DO NOT need to apply, programme participants with visit dates during MMVW02 will automatically be added to the attendee list.
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The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday), wine reception and formal dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.
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Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. For all remaining participants who would like to attend, such as programme participants, the above charge will apply.
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