bioconvection_ode, a Python code which approximates solutions to a system of ordinary differential equations (ODE) which model a bioconvection problem, and which are related to the Lorenz system.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license.


bioconvection_ode is available in a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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python_ode, a Python code which sets up various ordinary differential equations (ODE).


  1. Andriy Avramenko, Yulia Kovetska, Igor Shevchuk,
    Lorenz approach for analysis of bioconvection instability of gyrotactic motile microorganisms,
    Chaos, Solitons and Fractals,
    Volume 166, 2023.

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Last revised on 29 January 2024.