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Models of adaptive behaviour /

by Houston, Alasdair; McNamara, John (John M.).
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: viii, 378 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 052138480X (hdbk); 0521655390 (pbk.).Subject(s): Animal behavior -- Mathematical models | Adaptation (Biology) -- Mathematical models | Animal behavior | Adjustment (Psychology)
Contents:
States, actions and trade-offs -- Dynamic optimisation -- Maximising the energy gained from foraging -- Risk-sensitive foraging -- The energy-predation trade-off -- Dynamic games -- State-dependent life-history theory -- Routines -- Life histories in fluctuating environments.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-372) and index.

States, actions and trade-offs -- Dynamic optimisation -- Maximising the energy gained from foraging -- Risk-sensitive foraging -- The energy-predation trade-off -- Dynamic games -- State-dependent life-history theory -- Routines -- Life histories in fluctuating environments.

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