• Published 2004

Food hoarding : future value in optimal foraging decisions

@inproceedings{Gerbera2004FoodH,
  title={Food hoarding : future value in optimal foraging decisions},
  author={L. R. Gerbera and O. J. Reichmanb and J. Roughgardend},
  year={2004}
}
Traditionally, optimal foraging theory has been applied to situations in which a forager makes decisions about current resource consumption based on tradeoffs in resource attributes (e.g. caloric intake versus handling time). Food storage, which permits animals to manage the availability of food in space and time, adds a complex dimension to foraging decisions, and may influence the predictions of traditional foraging theory. One key question about the role of caching behavior in optimal… CONTINUE READING

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