Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bug Zoo

Apparently in Victoria there is a miniature zoo dedicated to bugs, so naturally I had to go check it out. They had many different types of stick insects, as well as some stick insect like insects, a bunch of arachnids, … Continue reading

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A trip to Victoria, BC

This week I have found myself on a somewhat working vacation to the beautiful Victoria in Canada’s British Columbia. I say “somewhat working” because I am supposed to be working this week, but couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a … Continue reading

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Network basics with R and igraph (part II of III)

The first part of this little series of posts went over a some basic network modeling and plotting tools. In this part I want to go over how to get some of the simple properties of these networks using two … Continue reading

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Exams

So tomorrow I will be taking my oral exam to defend my dissertation proposal. As I was looking over papers I was reminded of this quote in a paper by Cohen and Newman (Dynamic basis of food web organization): “In … Continue reading

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