Modeling the emergence of seasonal fission-fusion dynamics in red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus)

Modeling the emergence of seasonal fission-fusion dynamics in red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus... Behav Ecol Sociobiol (2017) 71:100 DOI 10.1007/s00265-017-2331-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Modeling the emergence of seasonal fission-fusion dynamics in red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) 1 1 1 Ruth Dolado & Elisabet Gimeno & Francesc S. Beltran Received: 21 March 2017 /Revised: 19 May 2017 /Accepted: 23 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract C. torquatus on the Atlantic coast of Gabon. The results of our Social systems can be defined based on their degree of fission- simulations suggest that fission-fusion dynamics are an emer- fusion dynamics, which depends on party characteristics (i.e., gent behavior and that agent-based models are a good tool for spatial cohesion, party size, and sex-age composition). exploring emergent behaviors in silico. Moreover, the agent- Although the ecological and ethological causes of fission- based simulation approach provides helpful new insights for fusion dynamics are still under revision, fruit availability future field studies on fission-fusion dynamics. seems to be a main factor in party formation in primates. We therefore explored ecological (i.e., fruit availability as an in- . . Keywords Fission-fusion dynamics Agent-based models dicator of food competition) and ethological factors (i.e., trav- Cercocebus torquatus Emergent behavior el distance) related to fission-fusion dynamics using our own agent-based simulation model. We http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Springer Journals

Modeling the emergence of seasonal fission-fusion dynamics in red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus)

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/modeling-the-emergence-of-seasonal-fission-fusion-dynamics-in-red-0LMXQZPRs7
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Life Sciences; Behavioral Sciences; Zoology; Animal Ecology
ISSN
0340-5443
eISSN
1432-0762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00265-017-2331-3
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Behav Ecol Sociobiol (2017) 71:100 DOI 10.1007/s00265-017-2331-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Modeling the emergence of seasonal fission-fusion dynamics in red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) 1 1 1 Ruth Dolado & Elisabet Gimeno & Francesc S. Beltran Received: 21 March 2017 /Revised: 19 May 2017 /Accepted: 23 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract C. torquatus on the Atlantic coast of Gabon. The results of our Social systems can be defined based on their degree of fission- simulations suggest that fission-fusion dynamics are an emer- fusion dynamics, which depends on party characteristics (i.e., gent behavior and that agent-based models are a good tool for spatial cohesion, party size, and sex-age composition). exploring emergent behaviors in silico. Moreover, the agent- Although the ecological and ethological causes of fission- based simulation approach provides helpful new insights for fusion dynamics are still under revision, fruit availability future field studies on fission-fusion dynamics. seems to be a main factor in party formation in primates. We therefore explored ecological (i.e., fruit availability as an in- . . Keywords Fission-fusion dynamics Agent-based models dicator of food competition) and ethological factors (i.e., trav- Cercocebus torquatus Emergent behavior el distance) related to fission-fusion dynamics using our own agent-based simulation model. We

Journal

Behavioral Ecology and SociobiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 14, 2017

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve Freelancer

DeepDyve Pro

Price
FREE
$49/month

$360/year
Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed
Create lists to
organize your research
Export lists, citations
Read DeepDyve articles
Abstract access only
Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles
Print
20 pages/month
PDF Discount
20% off