Game Theory and Animal Behavior

Game Theory and Animal Behavior

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This volume is dedicated to ethological game theory models. Game theory has played a major role in reshaping the study of animal behavior over the past 30 years. The editors and chapter authors were chosen to give an authoritative but accessible overview of the advances in the area. This book is intended for professionals, graduate students in animal behaviour, ecology and evolutionary biology.show more

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  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 25mm | 627g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 46 line drawings, bibliography
  • 0195096924
  • 9780195096927

Table of contents

1: P. Hammerstein: What is Evolutionary Game Theory?. 2: L.A. Giraldeau: Game Theory and Social Foraging. 3: L.A. Dugatkin: Game Theory and Cooperation. 4: S. Riechert: Game Theory and Animal Contests. 5: R. Johnston: Game Theory and Communication. 6: H. Kern Reeve: Game Theory, Reproductive Skew, and Nepotism. 7: D. Mock, et al: Game Theory, Sibling Rivalry, and Parent-Offspring Conflict. 8: M. Gross & J. Repka: Game Theory and Inheritance in the Conditional Strategy. 9: J. Brown: Game Theory and Habitat Selection. 10: A. Sih: Game Theory and Predator-Prey Response Rqces. 11: D. Stephens & K. Clements: Game Theory and Learning. 12: D.S. Wilson: Game Theory and Human Behavior. 13: R. Gomulkiewicz: Game Theory, Optimization, and Quantitative Genetics. 14: H.K. Reeve and L.A. Dugatkin: Why We Need Evolutionary Game Theoryshow more

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