Collective Animal Behavior

@inproceedings{Sumpter2010CollectiveAB,
  title={Collective Animal Behavior},
  author={D. Sumpter},
  year={2010}
}
Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1: Introduction 1 Chapter 2: Coming Together 14 Chapter 3: Information Transfer 44 Chapter 4: Making Decisions 77 Chapter 5: Moving Together 101 Chapter 6: Synchronization 130 Chapter 7: Structures 151 Chapter 8: Regulation 173 Chapter 9: Complicated Interactions 198 Chapter 10: The Evolution of Co-operation 223 Chapter 11: Conclusions 253 References 259 Index 293 
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