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Information use and resource competition: an integrative framework.

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Organisms may reduce uncertainty regarding how best to exploit their environment by collecting information about resource distribution. We develop a model to demonstrate how competition can facilitate or constrain an individual's ability to use information when acquiring resources. As resource distribution underpins both selection on information use and the strength and nature of competition between individuals, we demonstrate interdependencies between the two that should be common in nature....

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rspb.2015.2550

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
283
Issue:
1825
Publication date:
2016-02-05
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1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
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uuid:254f8c9e-b4da-42b3-b75f-14942a2280c7
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606035
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pubs:606035

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