Animal groups in three dimensions [E-Book] / edited by Julia K. Parrish, William Hamner.
Parrish, Julia K., (editor)
Hamner, William M., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997
1 online resource (xvii, 378 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Unifying principles, galactic framework, and the holy grails of aggregation, Julia K. Parrish, William M. Hamner and Charles T. Prewitt. Part 1 Imaging and measurement: methods for three-dimensional sensing of animals, Jules S. Jaffe; analytical and digital photogrammetry, Jon Osborn; acoustic visualization of three-dimensional animal aggregations in the ocean, Charles H. Gree and Peter H. Wiebe; three-dimensional structure and dynamics of bird flocks, Frank Heppner; three-dimensional measurements of swarming mosquitos
  • a probabilistic model, measuring system, and example output, Terumi Ikawa and Hidehiko Okabe. Part 2 Analysis: quantitative analysis of animal movements in congregations, Peter Turchin; movements of animals in congregations
  • an Eularian analysis of bark beetle swarming, Peter Turchin and Gregory Simons; individual decisions, traffic rules, and emergent pattern in schooling fish, Julia K. Parrish and Peter Turchin; aggregate behaviour in zooplankton
  • phototactic swarming in 4 developmental stages of Coullana canadensis (Copepoda harpacticoida), Jeannette Yen and Elizabeth A. Bryant. Part 3 Behavioral ecology and evolution: is the sum of the parts equal to the whole
  • the conflice between individuality and group membership, William M. Hamner and Julia K. Parrish; why are some members more likely to be on the outside of the group
  • testing the evolutionary predictions, William L. Romey; costs and benefits as a function of group size
  • experiments on a swarming mysid Paramesopodopsis rufa fenton, David A. Ritz; predicting the three-dimensional structure of animal aggregations from functional consideration
  • the role of information, Lawrence M. Dill, C.S. Holling, and L.H. Palmer; perspectives on sensory integration systems
  • problems, opportunities, and predictions, Carl R. Schilt and Kenneth S. Norris. Part 4 Models: conceptual and methodological issues in the modeling of biological aggregations, Simon A. Levin; schooling as a strategy for chemotaxis in a noisy environment, Daniel Grunbaum; trail following as an adaptable mechanism for popular behaviuor, Leah Edelstein-Keshett; metabolic models of fish school behaviuor
  • the need for quantitative observations, William McFarland and Akira Okubo; social forces in animal congregations
  • interactive, motivational and sensory aspects, Kevin Warburton.