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Association indices for quantifying social relationships: how to deal with missing observations of individuals or groups

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Social network analysis has provided important insight into many population processes in wild animals. Constructing social networks requires quantifying the relationship between each pair of individuals in the population. Researchers often use association indices to convert observations into a measure of propensity for individuals to be seen together. At its simplest, this measure is just the probability of observing both individuals together given that one has been seen (the simple ratio ind...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.08.029

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Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology
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Farine, D
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BB/L006081/1 to B.C. Sheldon
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Funding agency for:
Farine, D
Grant:
BB/L006081/1 to B.C. Sheldon
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Animal Behaviour Journal website
Volume:
136
Pages:
227-238
Publication date:
2017-10-04
Acceptance date:
2017-07-24
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0003-3472
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730325
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2017-09-23

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