A Solution to the Biodiversity Paradox by Logical Deterministic Cellular Automata

  title={A Solution to the Biodiversity Paradox by Logical Deterministic Cellular Automata},
  author={Lev V. Kalmykov and V. L. Kalmykov},
  journal={Acta Biotheoretica},
The paradox of biological diversity is the key problem of theoretical ecology. The paradox consists in the contradiction between the competitive exclusion principle and the observed biodiversity. The principle is important as the basis for ecological theory. On a relatively simple model we show a mechanism of indefinite coexistence of complete competitors which violates the known formulations of the competitive exclusion principle. This mechanism is based on timely recovery of limiting… 
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