A Three-Phase Model for Predator – Prey Analysis

  • Lance Finney Jade Vinson Derek Zaba
We model the hunt as a game of three explicit stages: the stalk, the attack, and the subdual. We implemented this model in Matlab to simulate a velociraptor hunting a thescelosaurus and an African lion hunting a gazelle. During the attack phase, also known as the macroscopic game, the speed constraints are binding but the curvature and acceleration… (More)