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
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