News and Highlights

28th Jul, 2014.  Winter Workshop in Mathematical Biology.

Our colleagues Luiz Alberto and Diomar organize a very attractive Winter Workshop in the Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil). Here you can find a link to the workshop webpage:



31st May, 2014.  Our work on human searches is quoted in the Guardia Civil journal

 Here you can find the link with the interview to our colleague Fede Bartumeus:




23rd Oct, 2013.  Reorientation patterns in central place foraging: internal clocks and klinokinesis. J. Roy. Soc. Interface 11, 20130859.


4th Oct, 2013.  Symposium on Physics and Visual Search

We have hold in our university the first Symposium on Physics and Visual Search, which has been organized as a way to bring together experts from differents areas of research related to visual search in humans and animals. We have had talks from eight experts in psychophysics, neuroscience,  movement ecology and many other.

Details about the program and the invited speakers can be found in the Symposium webpage.

9th Sep, 2013. Stochastic Foundations in Movement Ecology

Our new book has been released online by Springer. For content details and purchase visit Springer webpage

2nd Aug, 2013.  Search times with arbitrary detection constraints. Phys. Rev. E 88, 022101.

 12th Jan, 2012. Optimal intermittence in Search Strategies under speed-selective target detection. Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 028102.


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