Cédric Scherer

Data Visualization & Computational Ecology
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Peer-Reviewed Publications

You can also find me on Google Scholar and ResearchGate.
My ORCID ID is 0000-0003-0465-2543.

Accepted
  • L. Marescot, M. Franz, S. Benhaiem, H. Hofer, C. Scherer, M. East & S. Kramer-Schadt (accepted) ‘Keeping the kids at home’ can limit the persistence of contagious pathogens in social animals. Journal of Animal Ecology.

  • V. Radchuk, U. Berger, C. Scherer, P. Backmann, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (accepted) Individual-based models. Chapter for the upcoming book „Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life” by R. Salguero-Gómez & M. Gamelon.

Published
  • T. Kürschner, C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum & S. Kramer-Schadt (2021) Movement can mediate temporal mismatches between resource availability and biological events in host-pathogen interactions. Ecology and Evolution 11 (10):5728–5741.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, M. Franz, H.-H. Thulke, M. Lange, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2020) Moving infections: Individual movement decisions drive disease persistence in spatially structured landscapes. Oikos 129 (5):651–667.

  • U. Schlägel, V. Grimm, N. Blaum, P. Colangeli, M. Dammhahn, J. Eccard, S. Hausmann, A. Herde, H. Hofer, J. Joshi, S. Kramer-Schadt, M. Litwin, S. Lozada-Gobilard, M. Müller, T. Müller, R. Nathan, J. Petermann, K. Pirhofer-Walzl, V. Radchuk, M. Rillig, M. Roeleke, M. Schäfer, C. Scherer, G. Schiro, C. Scholz, L. Teckentrup, R. Tiedemann, W. Ullmann, C. Voigt, G. Weithoff & F. Jeltsch (2020) Movement-mediated community assembly and coexistence. Biological Reviews 95 (4):1073–1096.

  • B. Pietzsch, S. Fiedler, K.G. Mertens, M. Richter, C. Scherer, K. Widyastuti, M.-C. Wimmler, L. Zakharova & U. Berger (2020) Metamodels for evaluating, calibrating and applying agent-based models: A review. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 23 (2):9.

  • C. Pecoraro, I. Zudaire, G. Galiberti, M. Romeo, H. Murua, C. Fruciano, C. Scherer, F. Tinti, N.C. Diaha, N. Bodin & E. Chassot (2020) When size matters: large yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) females allocate more energetic resources for reproduction than smaller individuals in the central–eastern Atlantic Ocean. Fisheries Research 232:105726.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, C. Staubach, S. Müller, N. Blaum, H.-H. Thulke & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019) Seasonal host life-history processes fuel disease dynamics at different spatial scales. Journal of Animal Ecology 88 (11):1639–1824.

  • V. Radchuk, F. De Laender, J. Sarmento Cabral, I. Boulangeat, M. Crawford, F. Bohn, J. De Raedt, C. Scherer, J.-C. Svenning, K. Thonicke, F. Schurr, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019) The dimensionality of stability depends on disturbance type. Ecology Letters 22 (4):647–684.

  • M. Sciaini, M. Fritsch, C. Scherer & C.E. Simpkins (2018) NLMR and landscapetools: An integrated environment for simulating and modifying neutral landscape models in R. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9 (11):2240–2248.

  • C. Scherer, F. Jeltsch, V. Grimm & N. Blaum (2016) Merging trait-based and individual-based modelling: An animal functional type approach to explore the responses of birds to climatic and land use changes in semi-arid African savannas. Ecological Modelling 326:75–89.

Invited Talks

  • C. Scherer (2021) The first #30DayChartChallenge: A summary of inspiring contributions, our learnings, and about the value of challenges in general. (Slides | Recording)
    DataVis Lisboa – 05|2021 – Online Meeting

  • C. Scherer (2021) ggplot Wizardry: My favorite tricks and secrets for beautiful plots in R (Extended Version). (Slides | Recording)
    useR Oslo – 03|2021 – Online Meeting

  • C. Scherer (2020) Building a modularized Shiny app with {golem} and html widgets. (Slides | Recording)
    CorrelCon: A Weekend of Data4Good – 11|2020 – Online Conference

  • C. Scherer (2020) Effective Data Visualization: How to design impactful and aesthetically pleasing charts. (Slides | Recording)
    Heureka Labs & Duke+DataScience – 10|2020 – Duke University, Durham, USA (Webinar)

Conference Presentations

  • C. Scherer (2021) ggplot Wizardry: My favorite tricks and secrets for beautiful plots in R. (Slides | Recording | Hands-On Tutorial)
    Outlier 2021 – 02|2021 – Online Conference hosted by the Data Visualization Society (Talk + Seminar)

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, M. Franz, C. Staubach, S. Müller, H.-H. Thulke, N. Blaum, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019): Effects of movement behaviour on disease persistence.
    Poster – Gordon Research Conference on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03|2019 – Lucca, Italy

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, M. Franz, C. Staubach, S. Müller, H.-H. Thulke, N. Blaum, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2018) Effects of movement behaviour on disease persistence: The case of classical swine fever in wild boar.
    Talk – 1st International BioMove Symposium – 09|2018 – Potsdam, Germany

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, F. Jeltsch & S. Kramer-Schadt (2016): Individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics: Combining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    Talk – Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09|2016 – Marburg, Germany

  • C. Scherer, F. Jeltsch, V. Grimm & N. Blaum (2014): Can we use functional types to predict responses of birds to changes in African savannas? An individual-based modelling approach.
    Talk – Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09|2014 – Hildesheim, Germany

  • C. Scherer, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, & S. Kramer-Schadt (2017): Infection on the move: Combining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    Poster – Gordon Research Conference on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03|2017 – Ventura, CA, USA

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, F. Jeltsch & S. Kramer-Schadt (2016): Combined effects of land-use and individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics.
    Poster – CAnMove Animal Movement International Symposium – 02|2016 – Lund, Sweden

  • C. Scherer, I. Sonnenmann, S. Wurst & F. Jeltsch (2015): Modelling the vertical and horizontal migration of wireworms: how does timing and intensity of root herbivore pressure impact grassland communities?
    Poster – Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09|2015 – Goettingen, Germany

Contributions to R Packages

  • S. Garnier, N. Ross, B. Rudis, M. Sciaini & C. Scherer 2018: viridis: Default color maps from ‘matplotlib’. R package version 0.5.1, available on GitHub and CRAN.

  • M. Sciaini, C. Simpkins, M. Fritsch & C. Scherer 2017: NLMR: Simulating neutral landscape models with R. R package version 0.4.2, available on GitHub and CRAN.

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