Group Living Enhances Individual Resources Discrimination: The Use of Public Information by Cockroaches to Assess Shelter Quality

@inproceedings{Canonge2011GroupLE,
  title={Group Living Enhances Individual Resources Discrimination: The Use of Public Information by Cockroaches to Assess Shelter Quality},
  author={St{\'e}phane Canonge and Jean-Louis Deneubourg and Gr{\'e}gory Sempo},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
In group-living organisms, consensual decision of site selection results from the interplay between individual responses to site characteristics and to group-members. Individuals independently gather personal information by exploring their environment. Through social interaction, the presence of others provides public information that could be used by individuals and modulates the individual probability of joining/leaving a site. The way that individual's information processing and the network… CONTINUE READING
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