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On optimal tempered L\'evy flight foraging

@article{Chen2018OnOT,
  title={On optimal tempered L\'evy flight foraging},
  author={Yuquan Chen and Derek Hollenbeck and Yong Wang and Yang Quan Chen},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
  year={2018}
}
Optimal random foraging strategy has gained increasing concentrations. It is shown that L\'evy flight is more efficient compared with the Brownian motion when the targets are sparse. However, standard L\'evy flight generally cannot be followed in practice. In this paper, we assume that each flight of the forager is possibly interrupted by some uncertain factors, such as obstacles on the flight direction, natural enemies in the vision distance, and restrictions in the energy storage for each… 

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