The costs and benefits of decentralization and centralization of ant colonies

Burns, Dominic, Pitchford, Jonathan William orcid.org/0000-0002-8756-0902, Parr, Catherine L et al. (2 more authors) (2019) The costs and benefits of decentralization and centralization of ant colonies. Behavioral Ecology. ISSN 1465-7279

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © The Author(s) 2019. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted reuse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: cooperation,polydomy,ants,social insects,decentralisation,foraging,networks,social networks,predation,risk spreading,carrying capacity
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  • Accepted: 2 July 2019
  • Published: 14 August 2019
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Faculty of Sciences (York) > Biology (York)
The University of York > Faculty of Sciences (York) > Mathematics (York)
The University of York > Faculty of Sciences (York) > Computer Science (York)
Depositing User: Pure (York)
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2019 10:10
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2021 00:38
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arz138
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arz138

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