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The physics of foraging

an introduction to random searches and biological encounters

by Gandhimohan M. Viswanathan

  • 158 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior,
  • Home range (Animal geography),
  • Mathematical models,
  • Animal ecology,
  • SCIENCE / Mathematical Physics,
  • Biological invasions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGandhimohan M. Viswanathan ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751.65.M3 P49 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24808402M
    ISBN 109781107006799
    LC Control Number2011002166

      Twenty years ago, Dave Stephens and John Krebs opened their book Foraging Theory () with an example detailing the structure of a caddisfly web. The example showed how the web could be analyzed as a trap carefully constructed to capture prey. The theme of the book was that foraging behavior could also be looked at as "well-designed."Brand: University of Chicago Press.   As my book manuscript comes into shape—almost done!—I find myself referencing a stack of foraging books several feet high. And so it happens I .

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    Optimal random foraging strategy has gained increasing concentrations. It is shown that Lévy flight is more efficient compared with the Brownian motion when the targets are sparse. However, standard Lévy flight generally cannot be followed in practice. In this paper, we assume that each flight of the forager is possibly interrupted by some uncertain factors, such as obstacles on the flight Author: Yuquan Chen, Derek Hollenbeck, Yong Wang, YangQuan Chen.   My favorite introductory chemistry book is Zumdahl's "Chemistry". Any edition will do. It provides a clear and good introduction to what would be taught in an introductory class. But if you want a book that will get her excited about chemistry, maybe this wouldn't be the best choice.


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The book provides a simple but deep presentation of recent ideas and methods in foraging theory from mathematical and physical point of view. In contrast of the previous publications in the theme, this book considers individual trajectories of the foragers as they observed and tries to develop a mathematical techniques for their quantitative by: The Physics of Foraging: An Introduction to Random Searches and Biological Encounters - Kindle edition by Viswanathan, Gandhimohan.

M., da Luz, Marcos G. E., Raposo, Ernesto P., Stanley, H. Eugene. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Physics of Foraging: An Introduction to Random 5/5(3).

Cambridge Core - Statistical Physics - The Physics of Foraging - by Gandhimohan. ViswanathanAuthor: Gandhimohan. Viswanathan, Marcos G. da Luz, Ernesto P. Raposo, H. Eugene Stanley. The physics of foraging book Physics of Foraging is strong in its discussion of the development, during the past 10 years, of the Lévy foraging hypothesis, in which foraging can be viewed biologically or more generically as a random search problem.

Chapters 5 through 8 of the book are devoted to the early experimental evidence, foraging by animals and humans, and the quality of collected by: 3.

The book will interest physicists working in the field of anomalous diffusion and movement ecology as well as ecologists already familiar with the concepts and methods of statistical physics.

Inujjuamiunt Foraging Strategies. [Book Review] The Physics of Foraging: An Introduction to Random Searches and Biological Encounters Article (PDF Available) in Physics Today 65(1) January with Reads. This approach was convincingly illustrated in the book by Viswanathan et al.

[6] entitled ''The Physics of Foraging''. The term ''foraging'' (i.e. to wander about looking for food) is generally.

The Physics of Foraging by Gandhimohan M. Viswanathan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). My new book, in co-authorship with Marcos da Luz, Ernesto Raposo and Gene Stanley, has just been published by Cambridge University Press.

It is about randomness in animal movement, seen from the perspective of statistical physics and stochasticity.

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This book is an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of how organisms. Title: The Physics of Foraging: Authors: Viswanathan, Gandhimohan.

M.; da Luz, Marcos G. E.; Raposo, Ernesto P.; Stanley, H. Eugene Publication: The Physics of. Buy The Physics of Foraging by Gandhimohan. Viswanathan, Marcos G. da Luz, Ernesto P. Raposo, H. Eugene Stanley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).

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I probably have more thancovering all over the United States, Canada and even Mexico. This list of foraging books represents books I find myself going back to over and over again because they are comprehensive or thorough or contain unusual uses for unusual plants.

Foraging covers the wild foods that are good to eat, fun to find, easy to identify - and will make a healthy difference to your diet and your bank balance. The book is organised by environment so when taking a walk, gardening, or having a day out you know how /5().

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Beyond bushcraft and survival manuals, specialist wild food foraging books provide a broad knowledge of edible (and poisonous) species of plants. Wild foods and foraging can be enjoyed as a pleasant activity, searching hedgerows on a summer's day; or the subject can be approached from a hard, utilitarian stay-alive survival perspective.2.

Statistical physics of biological motion 3. Random walks and Lévy flights 4. Wandering albatrosses Part II. Experimental Findings: 5. Early studies 6. Evidence of anomalous diffusion 7. Human dispersal 8. How strong is the evidence? Part III.

Theory of Foraging: 9. Optimizing encounter rates Lévy flight foraging Other search models.This physics textbook is designed to support my personal teaching activities at Duke University, in particular teaching its Physics /, /, or / series (Introduc-tory Physics for life science majors, engineers, or potential physics majors, respectively).