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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Maynard Smith; David Harper, Dr.
|ISBN:||9780198526841 0198526849 9780198526858 0198526857|
|Description:||166 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: what are signals? --
The theory of costly signaling --
Strategic signals and minimal-cost signals --
Indices of quality --
The evolution of signal form --
Signals during contests --
Signals in primates and other social animals.
|Series Title:||Oxford series in ecology and evolution.|
|Responsibility:||John Maynard Smith, David Harper.|
This book is essential reading for anyone studying animal signals ... the book is well laid out, and its emphasis on clear definition and logic is without parallel in books on animal communication