Composite random search strategies based on non-directional sensory cues

@inproceedings{Nolting2013CompositeRS,
  title={Composite random search strategies based on non-directional sensory cues},
  author={Ben C. Nolting and Travis M. Hinkelman and Chad E. Brassil and Brigitte Tenhumberg},
  year={2013}
}
Many foraging animals find food using composite random search strategies, which consist of intensive and extensive search modes. Models of composite search can generate predictions about how optimal foragers should behave in each search mode, and how they should determine when to switch between search modes. Most of these models assume that foragers use resource encounters to decide when to switch between search modes. Empirical observations indicate that a variety of organisms use… CONTINUE READING
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