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Static Analysis

Fernando Vega‐Redondo

in Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774723
eISBN:
9780191596971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774729.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Presents the basic theoretical framework and introduces the key notion of Evolutionarily Stable Strategy (ESS). The chapter addresses the issue of existence of ESS, the relationship of ESS to the ... More


Thermal Games

Michael J. Angilletta

in Thermal Adaptation: A Theoretical and Empirical Synthesis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198570875
eISBN:
9780191718748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570875.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Models of thermal adaptation generally ignore selective pressures imposed by the interactions among genotypes. This view should be replaced by the concept of a thermal game, in which the optimal ... More


Diffusion and Predominance of Employment Rules

David Marsden

in A Theory of Employment Systems: Micro-Foundations of Societal Diversity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294221
eISBN:
9780191596612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294220.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The diffusion of employment rules is analysed as an evolutionarily stable strategy. The primary mechanism is that once a particular rule begins to dominate in a sector, it makes sense for others to ... More


Theoretical reflections on the evolution of migration

Robert D. Holt and John M. Fryxell

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

At its most basic level, migration involves the seasonal movement of individuals from one home range to another and back again over the course of a single annual cycle. Despite the conceptual ... More


RATIONALITY AND EVOLUTION

Peter. Danielson

in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195145397
eISBN:
9780199752393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145399.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Rationality and evolution are apparently quite different, applying, respectively, to the acts of complex, well-informed individuals and to populations of what may be mindlessly simple entities. So it ... More


Game Theory without Rationality

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1970s game theory made several appearances in evolutionary biology that led to enduring theoretical traditions within the field – most notably, the concept of an “evolutionarily stable ... More


The Ecological and Economic Conditions of Exploitation Strategies

Maxwell N. Burton-Chellew, Alex Kacelnik, Michal Arbilly, Miguel dos Santos, Kimberley J. Mathot, John M. McNamara, Friederike Mengel, Joël van der Weele, and Björn Vollan

in Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics: Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036122
eISBN:
9780262339803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036122.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In many situations across biology and economics, there is often one individual, or “agent,” that invests effort into a beneficial task and also one individual that, in contrast, foregoes the effort ... More


The Social Origins of Language

Daniel Dor, Chris Knight, and Jerome Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Whereas Noam Chomsky views language as an internal faculty fitted to the requirements of private thought, this volume views it as designed essentially for communication between two or more speakers. ... More


Evolution and Peace: A Janus Connection

David P. Barash

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the convergences and divergences between evolution and peace. It analyzes concept of Evolutionarily Stable Strategies, which can usefully be seen through the ... More


Sex Ratios and Sex Allocation

Steven Hecht Orzack

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0018
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Understanding the allocation of energy is the goal of the evolutionary analysis of sex allocation. Whether one is concerned with the relative sizes of male and female flower parts in plants like ... More


Age and Size at Maturity

Derek A. Roff

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Age and size at maturity have been an object of interest to humans since the domestication of animals and plants, for one of the objectives of domestication was to produce an organism that grew ... More


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