Frithjof Lutscher


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R. deBoer, F. Lutscher (revision submitted)
Choice Disability as a target for non-medical HIV intervention
Mathematical Biosciences

J. S. MacDonald, F. Lutscher (revision submitted)
Individual behavior at habitat edges may help populations persist in moving habitats
J Math Biol

A. Bourgeois, V. LeBlanc, F. Lutscher (revision submitted)
Spreading phenomena in integrodifference equations with non-monotone growth functions
SIAM Appl Math

G. Maciel, F. Lutscher (revision submitted)
Movement Behavior determined competitive outcome and spread rates in strongly heterogeneous landscapes.
Bull Math Biol

Y. Alqawasmeh, F. Lutscher (revision submitted)
Persistence and spread of stage-structured populations in heterogeneous landscapes.
J Math Biol

J Bramburger and F. Lutscher (submitted)
Analysis of integrodifference equations with a separable dispersal kernel.
Acta Appl Math

J. Dowdall, V. LeBlanc, F. Lutscher (in press)
Invasion pinning in a periodically fragmented habitat.
J Math Biol DOI 10.1007/s00285-017-1188-4
Y. Jin, F, Lutscher, Y. Pei (2017)
Meandering rivers: How important is lateral variability for species persistence?
Bull Math Biol 79(12): 2954-2985
F. Lutscher and J. Musgrave (2017)
Behavioral responses to resource heterogeneity can accelerate biological invasions.
Ecology 98(5): 1229-1238
uOttawa press release, RCI interview twitter,
R. de Boer, J. Musgrave, N. Andersson, F. Lutscher (2017)
The importance of choice disability and structural intervention in the HIV epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa
PLoS One 12(4): e0175297
Y. Samia and F. Lutscher (2017)
Downstream flow and upstream movement determine the value of a stream reach for potadromous fish populations
Theoretical Ecology 10(1): 21-34. DOI 10.1007/s12080-016-0306-z
R. Tyson and F. Lutscher (2016)
Seasonally Varying Predation Behavior and Climate Shifts Are Predicted to Affect Predator-Prey Cycles
American Naturalist 188(5): 539–553
In the media: RCI (with interview), PIQUE, UBCO news, Infotel, Castanet, Science Daily
K.-Y. Lam, Y. Lou, F. Lutscher (2016)
The emergence of range limits in advective environments
SIAM Appl Math 76(2): 641--662, DOI: 10.1137/15M1027887
O. Vasilyeva, F. Lutscher, M. Lewis (2016)
Analysis of spread and persistence for stream insects with winged adult stages
J Math Biol 72(4): 851-875
C. Cobbold, F. Lutscher, J. Sherratt (2015)
Complex spatial patterns result from the Turing mechanism in a patchy landscape.
Ecological complexity 24: 69-81
Y. Samia, A. Hastings, F, Lutscher (2015)
Connectivity, passability and heterogeneity interact to determine fish population persistence in river networks
J Roy Soc Interface 12: 20150435
G. Maciel and F. Lutscher (2015)
Allee effects and population spread in patchy landscapes
J Biol Dynamics 9(1): 109-123
F. Lutscher (2015)
Mathematics and biological diversity.
Chapter 6.1 in: H. Kaper and C. Rousseau (Eds) The mathematics of planet earth: An international year of scientific and outreach activities.  SIAM
Y. Zhang, F. Lutscher, F. Guichard (2015)
How robust is dispersal-induced spatial synchrony?
Chaos 25, 036402 DOI: 10.1063/1.4906951
J. Musgrave, A. Girard and F. Lutscher (2015)
Population spread in a patchy landscape under an Allee effect
Theor Ecol 8(3): 313-326  DOI: 10.1007/s12080-015-0252-1
Y. Zhang, F. Lutscher, F. Guichard (2015)
The effect of predator avoidance and travel time delay on the stability of predator-prey metacommunities
Theor Ecol DOI 8(3): 273-283 10.1007/s12080-015-0269-5
O. Vasilyeva, T. Oraby, F. Lutscher (2015)
Aggregation and environmental transmission in Chronic Wasting Disease
Math Biosci Eng 12(1): 209-231 DOI: 10.3934/mbe.2015.12.209 
K.-Y. Lam, Y. Lou, F. Lutscher (2015)
Evolution of dispersal in closed advective environments
J Biol Dynamics DOI 10.1080/17513758.2014.969336
L.W. Stanfield, L. Del Guidice, F. Lutscher, M. Trudeau, L. Alexander, W.F. Fagan, R. Fertik, R. Mackereth, J.S. Richardson, N. Shrestha, G. Tetreault, M.S. Wipfli (2014)
A discussion paper on: Cumulative effects from alteration of headwater drainage features and the loss of ecosystem integrity or river networks. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, internal publication, Glenora, Ontario. 21pp.
F. Lutscher (2014)
The interplay between mathematical and biological insight. CMS Notes 46(3): 16-17
L. Kanary, J. Musgrave, A. Locke, R. Tyson, F. Lutscher (2014)
Modelling the dynamics of invasion and control of competing green crab genotypes
Theor Ecol 7(4): 391-404 DOI 10.1007/s12080-014-0226-8
Y. Lou, F. Lutscher (2014)
Evolution of dispersal in open advective environments
J. Math. Biol. 69(6-7): 1319-1342 DOI 10.1007/s00285-013-0730-2
J. Musgrave and F. Lutscher (2014)
Integrodifference equations in patchy landscapes I: Dispersal kernels.
J. Math. Biol. 69(3): 583-615 DOI 10.1007/s00285-013-0714-2
J. Musgrave and F. Lutscher (2014)
Integrodifference equations in patchy landscapes II: Population level consequences.
J. Math. Biol. 69(3): 617-658 DOI 10.1007/s00285-013-0715-1
C. Cobbold, F. Lutscher (2014)
Mean occupancy time: linking mechanistic movement models, population dynamics and landscape ecology to population persistence.
J. Math. Biol. 68(3): 549-579 DOI 10.1007/s00285-013-0642-1
T. Oraby, O. Vasilyeva, D. Krewski, F. Lutscher (2014)
Modeling seasonal behavior changes and disease transmission with application to chronic wasting disease
J. theor. Biol 350: 50-59
F. Lutscher (2013)
Sustainability of aquatic ecosystems - AARMS/CRM workshop report.
SMB newsletter 27(1):13-14
F. Lutscher and R. Tyson (2013)
Modelling cyclic populations - BIRS workshop report.
SMB newsletter 27(1): 15-16
F. Lutscher and F. Guichard (2013)
The Aisenstadt lectures by Simon Levin.
CRM bulletin 19(2): 7-8
F. Lutscher (2013)
Biodiversity in a Changing World - CRM Workshop report.
SMB newsletter 26(3): 11-12
S.J. Leroux, M. Larrivée, V. Boucher-Lalonde, A. Hurford, J. Zuloaga, J.T. Kerr, F. Lutscher (2013)
Mechanistic models for the spatial spread of species under climate change
Ecological Applications 23: 815-828
*** recommended by the Faculty of 1000***
G.A. Maciel, F. Lutscher (2013)
How individual movement response to habitat edges affects population persistence and spatial spread.
American Naturalist 182(1): 42-52
*** winner of the award: best paper in Theoretical Ecology 2015 by the ESA***
Download from uOttawa repository
A. Erbach, F. Lutscher, G. Seo (2013)
Bistability and limit cycles in generalist predator-prey dynamics
Ecol Complexity 14:48-55
F. Assaneo, R. M. Coutinho, Y. Lin, C. Mantilla, F. Lutscher (2013)
Dynamics and coexistence in a system with intraguild mutualism
Ecol Complexity 14:64-74
F. Lutscher, E. McCauley (2013)
A probabilistic framework for nutrient uptake length
Theor Ecol 6(1): 71-86 DOI: 10.1007/s12080-012-0161-5
F. Lutscher, Minh van Nguyen (2013)
Traveling Waves in Discrete Models of Biological Populations with Sessile Stages
Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications 14(1): 495--506 (journal DOI)
F. Lutscher, T. Iljon (2013)
Competition, Facilitation, and the Allee effect.
Oikos 122: 621-631
H.-H. Wei, F. Lutscher (2013)
From individual movement rules to population level patterns: the case of central place foragers
pp 159-174 in: M.A. Lewis, P. Maini, S. Petrovskii (Eds)
Dispersal, individual movement and spatial ecology: A mathematical perspective.
Lecture Notes in Mathematics 2071, Springer
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-35497-7 6,
O. Vasilyeva, F. Lutscher (2012)
How flow speed alters competitive outcome in advective environments
Bull Math Biol 74:2935–2958
M. Al-arydah, R. Smith?, F. Lutscher (2012)
Modelling Gender-Structured Wildlife Diseases with Harvesting: Chronic Wasting Disease as an example
ISRN Biomathematics 2012, Article ID: 802450
Y. Samia, F. Lutscher (2012)
Persistence probabilities for stream populations
Bull Math Biol 74(7): 1629-1650
O. Vasilyeva, F. Lutscher (2012)
Competition of three species in an advective environment
Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications 13(4): 1730-1748
C.P. Bhunu, J.M. Tchuenche, F. Lutscher, S. Mushayabasa, C.T. Bauch (2012)
Assessing the effect of drug abuse on the transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS
Chapter 5, pages 105-131 in: S. Mushayabasa, C.P. Bhunu (Eds.)
Understanding the dynamics of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases using mathematical models.
Trans World Reseach Network. ISBN: 978-81-7895-549-0
K.P. Hadeler, F. Lutscher (2012)
Quiescent phases with distributed exit times
DCDS-B 17(3): 849-869
F. Lutscher, G. Seo (2011)
The effect of temporal variability on persistence conditions in rivers
J Theor Biol 283: 53-59 (journal DOI) (download preprint)
Thuc Manh  Le, F. Lutscher, Minh van Nguyen (2011)
Traveling wave dispersal in partially sedentary age-structured populations
Acta Mathematica Vietnamica 36: 319-330
G. Seo, F. Lutscher (2011)
Spread Rates under Temporal Variability: Calculation and Application to Biological Invasions
Math Meth Mod Appl Sci 21(12): 2469–2489 (journal DOI)
G. Giordano, F. Lutscher (2011)
Harvesting and predation of an age- and sex-structured population
J. Biol. Dynamics 5(6): 600-618 (journal DOI) 
O. Vasilyeva, F. Lutscher (2010)
Population dynamics in rivers: analysis of steady states
Canad. Appl. Math. Quart. 18(4): 439-469
Y. Samia, F. Lutscher (2010)
Coexistence and Spread of competitors in heterogeneous landscapes
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 72: 2089-2112
The original publication is available from Springerlink.
F. Lutscher (2010)
Non-local dispersal and averaging in heterogeneous landscapes
Applicable Analysis 89(7): 1091-1108
The original publication is available here.
F. Lutscher, R.M. Nisbet, E. Pachepsky (2010)
Population persistence in the face of advection
Theoretical Ecology 3: 271-284
The original publication is available from Springerlink
A. Maler, F. Lutscher (2010)
Cell cycle times and the tumour control probability
Mathematics in Medicine and Biology 27(4): 313-342
The original place of publication is IMA MMB.
A. Lasry, A. Richter, F. Lutscher (2009)
Recommendations for increasing the use of HIV/AIDS resource allocation models
BMC Public Health, 9(Suppl 1):S8
B. Konrad, R.J. Smith? , F. Lutscher (2009)
Gender Differences in heterosexual transmission of HIV in urban and rural populations
in: Advances in Disease Epidemiology. Editors: J.M. Tchuenche and Z. Mukandavire. pp31-57
M.A. Lewis, T. Hillen and F. Lutscher (2009)
Spatial Dynamics in ecology
In: Mathematical Biology; Editors: M.A. Lewis, J. Keener, P. Maini and M. Chaplain
IAS/Park City Mathematics Series, Volume 14.
J.M. Pringle, F. Lutscher,  E. Glick (2009)
Going against the flow: the effect of non-Gaussian dispersal kernels and reproduction over multiple generations.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 337: 13-17  Preprint
S. Dewhirst and F. Lutscher (2009)
Dispersal in heterogeneous habitats: thresholds, spatial scales, and approximate rates of spread
Ecology 90(5): 1338-1345   Preprint including all appendices
F. Lutscher (2008)
Density-dependent dispersal in integrodifference equations
J. Math. Biol. 56 (4): 499-524
F. Lutscher, S. Petrovskii (2008)
The importance of census times in discrete-time growth-dispersal models
J. Biol. Dynamics 2(1): 55-63
W. Fagan, F. Lutscher, K. Schneider (2007)
Population and Community Consequences of Spatial Subsidies Derived From Central Place Foraging
American Naturalist 170 (6): 902-915
S. Lele, B. Dennis, F. Lutscher (2007)
Data cloning: easy maximum likelihood estimation for complex ecological models using Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo methods
Ecol. Letters 10: 1-13
F. Lutscher (2007)
A short note on short dispersal events
Bull. Math. Biol. 69 (5): 1615-1630
Correction of some typos
R. Eftimie, G. de Vries, M.A. Lewis, and F. Lutscher (2007)
Modeling group formation and activity patterns in self-organizing collectives of individuals
Bull. Math. Biol. 69 (5): 1537-1565
F. Lutscher, E. McCauley, M.A. Lewis (2007)
Spatial Patterns and Coexistence Mechanisms in Systems with unidirectional flow
Theor. Pop. Biol. 71 (3): 267-277
F. Lutscher (2006)
Book review: Petrovskii and Li: Exactly solvable models for biological invasion
IMA J. Math. Med. Biol. 23: 389-390
T. Hillen, F. Lutscher, J. Müller (2006)
Preface. Dedicated to K.P. Hadeler's 70 birthday
J. Math. Biol. 53 (4): 491-495
F. Lutscher, M.A. Lewis, E. McCauley (2006)
The effects of heterogeneity on invasion and persistence in rivers
Bull. Math. Biol. 68 (8): 2129-2160
W. Fagan, F. Lutscher (2006)
Average dispersal success: Linking home range, dispersal, and metapopulation dynamics to reserve design
Ecol. Appl. 16 (2): 820-828
Appendix A, Appendix B
C. Cobbold, M.A. Lewis, F. Lutscher, J. Roland (2005)
How parasitism affects critical patch size in a  host-parasitoid system: application to Forest Tent Caterpillar
Theoretical Population Biology 67 (2): 109-125

F. Lutscher, E. Pachepsky, M.A. Lewis (2005)
The effect of dispersal patterns on stream populations
SIAM Appl. Math. 65 (4): 1305-1327

selected for republication:
SIAM REVIEWS 47 (4): 749-772 (2005)
E. Pachepsky, F. Lutscher, R. Nisbet, M.A. Lewis (2005)
Persistence, spread and the drift paradox
Theoretical Population Biology 67 (1): 61-73
B.T. Grenfell,  F. Lutscher (2004)
Modeling the dynamics of infectious diseases
PIMS lecture notes
K.P. Hadeler, T. Hillen, F. Lutscher (2004)
The Langevin or Klein-Kramers approach to biological modeling
Math. Mod. Meth. Appl. Sci. 14: 1561-1583
F. Lutscher, M.A. Lewis (2004)
Spatially-explicit matrix models

J. Math. Biol. 48: 293-324
Correction of some typos
F. Lutscher (2004) Discovering Potential and Possibilities. Sciencemagazin Nextwave
local copy (broken links)
F. Lutscher, J. McNulty, J. Morris, K. Seyffarth (2003)
Stitching images back together

Congressus Numerantium 165: 161-168
F. Lutscher (2003)  How local signaling affects cell movement
In: V. Capasso (Ed.) Mathematical Modeling and Computing in Biology and Medicine.
Proceedings ECMTB 2002, 421-426 .
F. Lutscher (2003)  
A model for speed adaptation of individuals and existence of weak solutions

Europ. J. Appl. Math., 14, 291-311
F. Lutscher (2002)  
Modeling Alignment and Movement of Animals and Cells
J. Math. Biol., 45, 234-260
F. Lutscher, A. Stevens (2002)
Emerging patterns in a hyperbolic model for locally interacting cell systems

Journal of Nonlinear Science, 12, 619-640
T. Hillen, C. Rohde, F. Lutscher (2001)
Existence of weak solutions for a hyperbolic model of chemosensitive movement

J. Math. Anal. Appl., 260, 173-199
F. Lutscher (2000)
Modeling moving polarized groups of animals and cells

Ph.D. Thesis, University of Tuebingen.
F. Lutscher (1997)
Cartan Factors, Real Forms and their Structure Groups
Diplom Thesis, University of Tuebingen (in German)