Download e-book for iPad: Animal Social Networks by Jens Krause,Richard James,Daniel Franks,Darren Croft

By Jens Krause,Richard James,Daniel Franks,Darren Croft

ISBN-10: 0199679045

ISBN-13: 9780199679041

ISBN-10: 0199679053

ISBN-13: 9780199679058

The medical learn of networks - laptop, social, and organic - has acquired a huge volume of curiosity in recent times. notwithstanding, the community technique has been utilized to the sphere of animal behaviour quite past due in comparison to many different organic disciplines. knowing social community constitution is of significant value for biologists because the structural features of any community will impact its constituent contributors and effect quite a number diverse
behaviours. those comprise discovering and selecting a sexual companion, constructing and protecting cooperative relationships, and interesting in foraging and anti-predator behavior.

This novel textual content offers an outline of the insights that community research has supplied into significant organic procedures, and the way it has more desirable our realizing of the social service provider of a number of vital taxonomic teams. It brings jointly researchers from quite a lot of disciplines with the purpose of supplying either an summary of the ability of the community procedure for figuring out styles and technique in animal populations, in addition to outlining how present methodological constraints and
challenges might be overcome.

Animal Social Networks is mainly geared toward graduate point scholars and researchers within the fields of ecology, zoology, animal behaviour, and evolutionary biology yet may also be of curiosity to social scientists.

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