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Error-prone signalling.

Abstract:

The handicap principle of Zahavi is potentially of great importance to the study of biological communication. Existing models of the handicap principle, however, make the unrealistic assumption that communication is error free. It seems possible, therefore, that Zahavi's arguments do not apply to real signalling systems, in which some degree of error is inevitable. Here, we present a general evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) model of the handicap principle which incorporates perceptual err...

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Publisher copy:
10.1098/rspb.1992.0066

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society
Volume:
248
Issue:
1323
Pages:
229-233
Publication date:
1992-06-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
URN:
uuid:ced68f37-a644-4ce6-a763-a0390a7aaa04
Source identifiers:
386567
Local pid:
pubs:386567

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