May  2013, 18(3): 601-641. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2013.18.601

Mathematics of traveling waves in chemotaxis --Review paper--

1. 

Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Received  November 2012 Revised  November 2012 Published  December 2012

This article surveys the mathematical aspects of traveling waves of a class of chemotaxis models with logarithmic sensitivity, which describe a variety of biological or medical phenomena including bacterial chemotactic motion, initiation of angiogenesis and reinforced random walks. The survey is focused on the existence, wave speed, asymptotic decay rates, stability and chemical diffusion limits of traveling wave solutions. The main approaches are reviewed and related analytical results are given with sketchy proofs. We also develop some new results with detailed proofs to fill the gap existing in the literature. The numerical simulations of steadily propagating waves will be presented along the study. Open problems are proposed for interested readers to pursue.
Citation: Zhi-An Wang. Mathematics of traveling waves in chemotaxis --Review paper--. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2013, 18 (3) : 601-641. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2013.18.601
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