Evolutionary dynamics of group formation

  title={Evolutionary dynamics of group formation},
  author={Marco Alberto Javarone and Daniele Marinazzo},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Group formation is a quite ubiquitous phenomenon across different animal species, whose individuals cluster together forming communities of diverse size. Previous investigations suggest that, in general, this phenomenon might have similar underlying reasons across the interested species, despite genetic and behavioral differences. For instance improving the individual safety (e.g. from predators), and increasing the probability to get food resources. Remarkably, the group size might strongly… 

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