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Collective animal behavior

David J. T. Sumpter

Collective animal behavior

by David J. T. Sumpter

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social behavior in animals,
  • Collective behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid J. T. Sumpter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL775 .S86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24044973M
    ISBN 109780691129631, 9780691148434
    LC Control Number2009053055

    Collective animal behavior describes the coordinated behavior of large groups of similar animals and the emergent properties of these groups. Facets of this topic include the costs and benefits of group membership, the transfer of information across the group, the group decision-making process, and group locomotion and synchronization. Collective animal behavior is a form of social behavior involving the coordinated behavior of large groups of similar animals as well as emergent properties of these groups. This can include the costs and benefits of group membership, the transfer of information across the group, the group decision-making process, and group locomotion and synchronization.

    Fish travel in schools, birds migrate in flocks, honeybees swarm, and ants build trails. How and why do these collective behaviors occur? Exploring how coordinated group patterns emerge from individual interactions, Collective Animal Behavior reveals why animals produce group behaviors and examines their evolution across a range of species. Providing a synthesis of .   Examples of collective animal behaviour. (a) Fish milling (reproduced with permission from Philip Colla, ).(b) The entrance crater to a nest of the ant Messor barbarus (from Theraulaz et al. ).(c) Traffic flow in Paris (reproduced with permission from Anthony Atkielski).(d) A bifurcation in a Pharaoh's ant trail (reproduced with permission from Cited by:

    E-BOOK EXCERPT. Principles of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, builds on the first edition's reputation as a contemporary and forward-looking text with several distinct features:balanced coverage of proximate and ultimate factors, bolstered by a significant expansion of proximate coverage in the new editionthorough coverage of phylogeny and animal behavior has been added to the book's. Essentials of Animal Behaviour. Essentials of Animal Behaviour is an introduction to the study of animal behaviour and is primarily intended for Wrst or second year undergraduates attending short courses in the subject.


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