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Communication and cooperation in evolutionary biology

Mann, Stephen

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How can the concepts and results of communication theory aid evolutionary biology? This thesis argues for an explanatory framework, evolutionary communication theory, that interprets and illuminates scientific research into the phenomenon of biological signalling. By expanding the theory beyond the models and goals familiar to Claude Shannon and other engineers, real insight is gained into how strategic interplay between senders and receivers shapes signal form. Furthermore, interpreting...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/204860
DOI: 10.25911/Z5R0-Y259

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