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CV Christian Jost, CRCA, University of Toulouse 3, Paul Sabatier

1987-1993: Licence et Master "Mathématiques appliquées" et Licence "Biologie", Université de Zürich, Suisse

1994-1998: PhD en écologie théorique, Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (INA P-G), Paris

1998-2001: AERC (Assistant d'enseignement et de recherche contractuel), Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (INA P-G), Paris

2001-présent: Maître de Conférences, Université Toulouse 3, Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.

Journal articles34 documents

  • Kamaljit Singh, Bagus Muljadi, Ali Raeini, Christian Jost, Veerle Vandeginste, et al.. The architectural design of smart ventilation and drainage systems in termite nests. Science Advances , American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2019, ⟨10.1126/sciadv.aat8520⟩. ⟨hal-02323931⟩
  • Anais Khuong, Jacques Gautrais, Andrea Perna, Chaker Sbai, Maud Combe, et al.. Stigmergic construction and topochemical information shape ant nest architecture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , National Academy of Sciences, 2016, 113 (5), pp.1303-1308. ⟨10.1073/pnas.1509829113⟩. ⟨hal-02324165⟩
  • Ives Haifig, Christian Jost, Vincent Fourcassié, Yossi Zana, Ana Maria Costa-Leonardo. Dynamics of foraging trails in the Neotropical termite Velocitermes heteropterus (Isoptera: Termitidae). Behavioural Processes, Elsevier, 2015, 118, pp.123-129. ⟨10.1016/j.beproc.2015.06.010⟩. ⟨hal-02123579⟩
  • Young-Ho Eom, Andrea Perna, Santo Fortunato, Éric Darrouzet, Guy Theraulaz, et al.. Network-based model of the growth of termite nests. Physical Review, American Physical Society (APS), 2015, 92 (6), pp.062810. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.92.062810⟩. ⟨hal-01294487⟩
  • S. Bouchebti, Christian Jost, N. Caldato, L. Forti, V. Fourcassié. Comparative study of resistance to heat in two species of leaf-cutting ants. Insectes Sociaux, Springer Verlag, 2015, 62 (1), pp.97-99. ⟨10.1007/s00040-014-0378-y⟩. ⟨hal-03065815⟩
  • Sebastian Weitz, Stephane Blanco, Richard Fournier, Jacques Gautrais, Christian Jost, et al.. Residence times and boundary-following behavior in animals. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2014, 89 (5), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.89.052715⟩. ⟨hal-02324606⟩
  • D. Fouquet, A. Costa-Leonardo, R. Fournier, S. Blanco, Christian Jost. Coordination of construction behavior in the termite Procornitermes araujoi: structure is a stronger stimulus than volatile marking. Insectes Sociaux, Springer Verlag, 2014, 61 (3), pp.253-264. ⟨10.1007/s00040-014-0350-x⟩. ⟨hal-03065814⟩
  • Simon Garnier, Maud Combe, Christian Jost, Guy Theraulaz. Do Ants Need to Estimate the Geometrical Properties of Trail Bifurcations to Find an Efficient Route? A Swarm Robotics Test Bed. PLoS Computational Biology, Public Library of Science, 2013, 9 (3), pp.e1002903. ⟨10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002903⟩. ⟨hal-02325136⟩
  • Sebastian Weitz, Stephane Blanco, Richard Fournier, Jacques Gautrais, Christian Jost, et al.. Modeling Collective Animal Behavior with a Cognitive Perspective: A Methodological Framework. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2012, 7 (6), pp.e38588. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0038588⟩. ⟨hal-02325210⟩
  • Ives Haifig, Christian Jost, Vanelize Janei, Ana Maria Costa-Leonardo. The size of excavators within a polymorphic termite species governs tunnel topology. Animal Behaviour, Elsevier Masson, 2011, 82, pp.1409-1414. ⟨hal-00657410⟩
  • Simon Garnier, Jacques Gautrais, Masoud Asadpour, Christian Jost, Guy Theraulaz. Self-organized aggregation triggers collective decision making in a group of cockroach-like robots. Adaptive Behavior, SAGE Publications, 2009, 17 (2), pp.109-133. ⟨10.1177/1059712309103430⟩. ⟨hal-00435749⟩
  • Jacques Gautrais, Christian Jost, Marc Soria, Alexandre Campo, Sébastien Motsch, et al.. Analyzing fish movement as a persistent turning walker.. Journal of Mathematical Biology, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2009, 58 (3), pp.429-445. ⟨10.1007/s00285-008-0198-7⟩. ⟨hal-00315336⟩
  • Andrea Perna, Pascale Kuntz, Sergi Valverde, Jacques Gautrais, Guy Theraulaz, et al.. The topological fortress of termites. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, 2008, 5151, pp.165-173. ⟨hal-00318997⟩
  • Simon Garnier, Christian Jost, Jacques Gautrais, Masoud Asadpour, Gilles Caprari, et al.. The embodiment of cockroach aggregation behavior in a group of micro-robots.. Artificial Life, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2008, 14 (4), pp.387-408. ⟨10.1162/artl.2008.14.4.14400⟩. ⟨hal-00315337⟩
  • Andrea Perna, Sergi Valverde, Jacques Gautrais, Christian Jost, Ricard Solé, et al.. Topological efficiency in three-dimensional gallery networks of termite nests. Physica A, Elsevier, 2008, 387 (24), pp.6235-6244. ⟨10.1016/j.physa.2008.07.019⟩. ⟨hal-00318963⟩
  • J. Gautrais, C. Jost, G. Theraulaz. Key behavioural factors in a self-organised fish school model. annales zoologici fennici, 2008, 45, pp.415-428. ⟨hal-00167590⟩
  • E. Casellas, J. Gautrais, R. Fournier, S. Blanco, M. Combe, et al.. From individual to collective displacements in heterogeneous environments.. Journal of Theoretical Biology, Elsevier, 2008, 250 (3), pp.424-34. ⟨10.1016/j.jtbi.2007.10.011⟩. ⟨hal-00315334⟩
  • Andrea Perna, Christian Jost, Etienne Couturier, Sergi Valverde, Stéphane Douady, et al.. The structure of gallery networks in the nests of termite Cubitermes spp. revealed by X-ray tomography.. Die Naturwissenschaften, 2008, 95 (9), pp.877-84. ⟨10.1007/s00114-008-0388-6⟩. ⟨hal-00315338⟩
  • Christian Jost, J. Verret, E. Casellas, J. Gautrais, M. Challet, et al.. The interplay between a self-organized process and an environmental template: corpse clustering under the influence of air currents in ants.. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, the Royal Society, 2007, 4, pp.107-116. ⟨10.1016/j.jtbi.2007.10.011⟩. ⟨hal-00167592⟩
  • C. Jost, Gregory Devulder, John A. Vucetich, Rolf O. Peterson, Roger Arditi. The wolves of Isle Royale display scale-invariant satiation and ratio-dependent predation on moose. Journal of Animal Ecology, Wiley, 2005, 74, pp.809-816. ⟨10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.00977.x⟩. ⟨hal-00093186⟩
  • Raphael Jeanson, Colette Rivault, Jean-Louis Deneubourg, Stephane Blanco, Richard Fournier, et al.. Self-organized aggregation in cockroaches. Animal Behaviour, Elsevier Masson, 2005, 69, pp.169-180. ⟨hal-00093176⟩
  • M. Challet, Vincent Fourcassie, S. Blanco, R. Fournier, G. Theraulaz, et al.. A new test of random walks in heterogeneous environments.. The Science of Nature Naturwissenschaften, Springer Verlag, 2005, 92, pp.367-370. ⟨10.1007/s00114-005-0001-1⟩. ⟨hal-00093175⟩
  • Simon Garnier, Christian Jost, Raphael Jeanson, Masoud Asadpour, Gilles Caprari, et al.. Aggregation behaviour as a source of collective decision in a group of cockroach-like-robots. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer, 2005, 3630, pp.169-178. ⟨hal-00351828⟩
  • M. Challet, Christian Jost, A. Grimal, J. Lluc, G. Theraulaz. How temperature influences displacements and corpse aggregation behaviors in the ant Messor sancta. Insect. Soc., 2005, 52, pp.309-315. ⟨10.1007/s00040-005-0821-1⟩. ⟨hal-00093138⟩
  • Roger Arditi, Jean-Marc Callois, Yuri Tyutyunov, Christian Jost. Does mutual interference always stabilize predator-prey dynamics? A comparison of models.. Comptes Rendus Biologies, Elsevier Masson, 2004, 327 (11), pp.1037-57. ⟨10.1016/j.crvi.2004.06.007⟩. ⟨hal-00315349⟩
  • Christian Jost, Cathryn A Lawrence, Francesca Campolongo, Wouter van de Bund, Sheryl Hill, et al.. The effects of mixotrophy on the stability and dynamics of a simple planktonic food web model.. Theoretical Population Biology, Elsevier, 2004, 66 (1), pp.37-51. ⟨10.1016/j.tpb.2004.02.001⟩. ⟨hal-00315350⟩
  • Yuri Tyutyunov, Inna Senina, Christian Jost, Roger Arditi. Risk assessment of the harvested pike-perch population of the Azov Sea. Ecological Modelling, 2002, 149 (3), pp.297-311. ⟨10.1016/S0304-3800(01)00478-1⟩. ⟨hal-03065817⟩
  • Christian Jost, Roger Arditi. From pattern to process: identifying predator-prey models from time-series data. Population Ecology, Springer Verlag, 2001, 43 (3), pp.229-243. ⟨10.1007/s10144-001-8187-3⟩. ⟨hal-03065818⟩
  • Christian Jost, S. P. Ellner. Testing for predator dependence in predator-prey dynamics: a non-parametric approach.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Royal Society, The, 2000, 267 (1453), pp.1611-20. ⟨10.1098/rspb.2000.1186⟩. ⟨hal-00315352⟩
  • Christian Jost, Roger Arditi. Identifying predator-prey processes from time-series.. Theoretical Population Biology, Elsevier, 2000, 57 (4), pp.325-37. ⟨10.1006/tpbi.2000.1463⟩. ⟨hal-00315353⟩
  • Christian Jost. Predator-prey theory: hidden twins in ecology and microbiology. Oikos, Nordic Ecological Society, 2000, 90 (1), pp.202-208. ⟨10.1034/j.1600-0706.2000.900125.x⟩. ⟨hal-03065819⟩
  • Sergine Ponsard, Roger Arditi, Christian Jost. Assessing top-down and bottom-up control in a litter-based soil macroinvertebrate food chain. Oikos, Nordic Ecological Society, 2000, 89 (3), pp.524-540. ⟨10.1034/j.1600-0706.2000.890312.x⟩. ⟨hal-03065820⟩
  • Christian Jost. About Deterministic Extinction in Ratio-dependent Predator–Prey Models. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Springer Verlag, 1999, 61 (1), pp.19-32. ⟨10.1006/bulm.1998.0072⟩. ⟨hal-03065821⟩
  • M.M. Dacorogna, U.A. Müller, Christian Jost, O.V. Pictet, J.R. Ward. Heterogeneous real-time trading strategies in the foreign exchange market. European Journal of Finance, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 1995, 1 (4), pp.383-403. ⟨10.1080/13518479500000026⟩. ⟨hal-03065832⟩

Book sections1 document

  • Andrea Perna, Pascale Kuntz, Guy Theraulaz, Christian Jost. From local growth to global optimization in insect built networks. P. Lio and D. Verma. Biologically Inspired Networking and Sensing : Algorithms and Architectures, IGI Global, To appear, 2011. ⟨hal-00600664⟩

Theses1 document

  • Christian Jost. Comparaison qualitative et quantitative de modèles proie-prédateur à des données chronologiques en écologie. Other [q-bio.OT]. INAPG (AgroParisTech), 1998. English. ⟨tel-00005771⟩

Habilitation à diriger des recherches1 document

  • Christian Jost. Morphogenesis without central control - case studies in social insect nest construction. Quantitative Methods [q-bio.QM]. Université Toulouse 3, Paul Sabatier, 2015. ⟨tel-03078918⟩