We study the role of the noise in the dynamics of two competing species. We consider generalized Lotka–Volterra equations in the presence of a multiplicative noise, which models the interaction between the species and the environment. The interaction parameter between the species is a random process which obeys a stochastic differential equation with a generalized bistable potential in the presence of a periodic driving term, which accounts for the environment temperature variation. We find noise-induced periodic oscillations of the species concentrations and stochastic resonance phenomenon. We find also a nonmonotonic behavior of the mean extinction time of one of the two competing species as a function of the additive noise intensity.
|Numero di pagine||10|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2004|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Statistics and Probability
- Condensed Matter Physics