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The * Eco Lab* Model

The * Eco Lab* model is but one model implemented using the * Eco Lab*
software. This section documents the model itself, and may be skipped
if your intention is to use * Eco Lab* for other models.

We start with a generalised form of the Lotka-Volterra equation

Here is the population density, the component being the
number of individuals of species , is the difference
between reproduction and death, is the interaction matrix,
with being the interaction between species and , *
referring to elementwise multiplication and `mutate` is the
mutation operator.

**Subsections**