On Dec 6, 2004, at 7:25 PM, Hal Fulton wrote:

> This is just off the top of my head. I thought I'd post it instead of
> emailing, in case people want to discuss it and/or think about it.

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Silence means consent?

> Write a pure deterministic (algebraic) model that will predict when
> equilibrium occurs. See how well it matches your simulation. An
> iteration in the deterministic model is simply a "generation" -- I
> think we can consider that equal to a lifespan (or perhaps, hmm, the
> lifespan minus the mating age?).

I think this should be "extra credit".  Some of us are easily pleased 
and would be content watching little dots move around and multiply.

James Edward Gray II