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How do foragers decide when to leave a patch? A test of alternative models under natural and experimental conditions

Marshall, Harry H; Carter, Alecia; Ashford, Alexandra; Rowcliffe, J. Marcus; Cowlishaw, Guy

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A forager's optimal patch-departure time can be predicted by the prescient marginal value theorem (pMVT), which assumes they have perfect knowledge of the environment, or by approaches such as Bayesian updating and learning rules, which avoid this assumpt

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/73050
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12089

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