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The Road to Modern Humans: Time Budgets, Fission-fusion Sociality, Kinship and the Division of Labour in Hominin Evolution

R.I.M. Dunbar, Julia Lehmann, Amanda H. Korstjens, and J.A.J. Gowlett

in Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.003.0015
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the role of time budgets, fission-fusion sociality, kinship, and division of labour in the evolution of hominins. More specifically, it considers whether human anatomical and ... More


Demography

Ken H. Andersen

in Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691192956
eISBN:
9780691189260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter shows how the population size spectrum can be calculated using the vital rates of the individuals within the population: the growth rate, the reproduction rate, and the mortality as ... More


Conclusions

Boris Worm and Derek P. Tittensor

in A Theory of Global Biodiversity (MPB-60)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691154831
eISBN:
9781400890231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154831.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's major findings and presents some final thoughts. Among these findings is clear evidence that global biodiversity organizes into distinct patterns within ... More


What Can SourceForge.net Data Alone Tell Us about Open-Source Software Commons?

Sandra Haire

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines factors that influence the success of open-source software (OSS) projects, focusing on SourceForge.net (SF). It analyzes the 2006 data set of 107,747 SF projects; asks whether ... More


Tracking Epidemics

Matthew Smallman-Raynor and Andrew Cliff

in War Epidemics: An Historical Geography of Infectious Diseases in Military Conflict and Civil Strife, 1850-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233640
eISBN:
9780191916489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233640.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In studies of past, present, and likely future disease distributions, the ‘added value’ provided by the geographer lies in three main areas: detecting spatial concentrations of disease; isolating ... More


Spatial-temporal transmission dynamics and control of infectious diseases: Ebola virus disease (EVD) as a case study

Cécile Viboud, Hélène Broutin, and Gerardo Chowell

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Disentangling the spatial-temporal dynamics of infectious disease transmission is important to address issues of disease persistence, epidemic growth and optimal control. In this chapter, we review ... More


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