Redefining membership in animal groups.

Abstract

Groups of animals-flocks, herds, shoals, and swarms-are often dynamical entities. Relative positions of group members change, and most groups divide and re-form on multiple timescales. Few studies, however, have attempted to define when an animal is or is not within a group. Most authors adopt arbitrary distance thresholds, such as the elective group size… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/s13428-011-0090-z

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@article{Miller2011RedefiningMI, title={Redefining membership in animal groups.}, author={Noam Y Miller and Robert Gerlai}, journal={Behavior research methods}, year={2011}, volume={43 4}, pages={964-70} }