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Modeling an "Able" Invader - the "Cane" Toad

By Angela B. Shiflet, George W. Shiflet and Whitney Sanders
Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

This page provides download links for a set of curricular materials designed to teach parallel computational modeling to undergraduate or graduate students in science and other STEM disciplines. This module will introduce the basics of cellular automaton simulation with an application to studying the effect of fencing artificial watering points on adult cane toad invasion in Australia. The documents can be downloaded individually, or as a zip archive containing all of the documents:

Resources:

Cane Toads Module Document : The module document in .docx format.

Cane Toads Module Document (.pdf) : The module document in PDF format.

MPI-C Source for Cane Toads Module : A zip file containing the MPI-C source code for the Cane Toads module.

Matlab Program for Cane Toads module : A zip file containing the Matlab program for the Cane Toads module.

README text file : A README text file for the Cane Toads module detailing how to compile, run, and configure the C and MPI simulations accompanying the module.

Cane Toads Module Archive : A zip file containing all the files associated with this module.