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Interaction rules underlying group decisions in homing pigeons.

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Travelling in groups gives animals opportunities to share route information by following cues from each other's movement. The outcome of group navigation will depend on how individuals respond to each other within a flock, school, swarm or herd. Despite the abundance of modelling studies, only recently have researchers developed techniques to determine the interaction rules among real animals. Here, we use high-resolution GPS (global positioning system) tracking to study these interactions in...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rsif.2013.0529

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
89
Pages:
20130529
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1742-5662
ISSN:
1742-5689
URN:
uuid:43ebe05d-1498-4f0b-9449-9245841fa5d0
Source identifiers:
431067
Local pid:
pubs:431067

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