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Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 345297, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/345297
Research Article

Using Multicore Technologies to Speed Up Complex Simulations of Population Evolution

ITESM-CEM, Carretera a Lago de Guadalupe km 3.5, Col. Margarita Maza de Juarez, 52956 Atizapan de Zaragoza, MEX, Mexico

Received 11 December 2012; Accepted 18 February 2013

Academic Editor: Cheng-Jian Lin

Copyright © 2013 Mauricio Guevara-Souza and Edgar E. Vallejo. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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