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The Variety of Information Transfer in Animal Sonic Communication: Review from a Physics Perspective

Fletcher, Neville H.

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For many anatomical and physical reasons animals of different genera use widely different communication strategies. While some are chemical or visual, the most common involve sound or vibration and these signals can carry a large amount of information over long distances. The acoustic signal varies greatly from one genus to another depending upon animal size, anatomy, physiology, and habitat, as also does the way in which information is encoded in the signal, but some general principles can be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50187
Source: Entropy
DOI: 10.3390/e11040888
Access Rights: Open Access

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