Dynamics of a Continuum Model of Swarms

Edward Ott
University of Maryland
Department of Physics & Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

We consider a PDE swarm model consisting of a density equation and a velocity equation.
Equlibria solutions are presented, and the wave dynamics and stability of these equlibria
are investigated. Analytical, long wave length solutions are demonstrated. Co-authors:
Nick Mecholsky, Parvez Guzdar, and Tom Antonsen.

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