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Effects of resource availability on consensus decision making in primates

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Effects of resource availability on consensus decision making in primates
There has recently been increasing interest in group decision making, and in particular the mechanisms through which a group of individuals can arrive at a consensus decision. In this paper we investigate the effects of resource availability upon consensus decision making in a primate group. We extend an existing agent-based model of primate decision making to incorporate a model of diminishing foraging returns, and show that the difficulty of obtaining energy from the environment has an impact on successful strategies for consensus decision making in such groups. Moreover,
Julian Zappala, Brian Logan
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where CMOT
Authors Julian Zappala, Brian Logan
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