By: Giraldeau, Luc-Alain & Caraco, Thomas
Princeton University Press: 2000
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 014891
Condition: As New
Octavo, pp xvi, 362, paperback, a very good copy, as new. [Although there is extensive literature in the field of behavioral ecology that attempts to explain foraging of individuals, social foraging-the ways in which animals search and compete for food in groups-has been relatively neglected. This book redresses that situation by providing both a synthesis of the existing literature and a new theory of social foraging. Giraldeau and Caraco develop models informed by game theory that offer a new framework for analysis. Social Foraging Theory contains the most comprehensive theoretical approach ... View More...