Created by: Jessie Renton
Issue 178: In our recent work we use the Voronoi tessellation model to explore the evolution of cooperation amongst epithelial cells. Here we show a cooperator clone (orange) invading a resident defector population (black). By calculating spatial statistics of clones we are able to predict the success of cooperation under multiplayer public goods games, when birth and death are decoupled. We show that cooperation is more successful when cells interact locally to cooperate, but compete globally for proliferation.
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