Time-energy budgets and optimization


Since the process of natural selection entails a comparison of phenotypes and choosing of the best, optimality theory appears appropriate to identify selection pressures. Optimality theory doesnot test whether an organism is designed optimally — it assumes it. The ingredients of a complete optimization model are outlined and two approaches are exemplified… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01960617


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@article{Curio2005TimeenergyBA, title={Time-energy budgets and optimization}, author={Eberhard Curio}, journal={Experientia}, year={2005}, volume={39}, pages={25-34} }