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Animal signals

Author: John Maynard Smith; David Harper, Dr.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2003] ©2003
Series: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why are most animal signals reliable? This is the central problem for evolutionary biologists interested in signals. This work entangles the complex and often confusing terminology that characterises  Read more...

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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
OCLC Number: 54460090
Description: 166 pages : illustrations ; 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.
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