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Modeling relatedness and demography in social evolution

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With any theoretical model, the modeler must decide what kinds of detail to include and which simplifying assumptions to make. It could be assumed that models that include more detail are better, or more correct. However, no model is a perfect description of reality and the relative advantage of different levels of detail depends on the model's empirical purpose. We consider the specific case of how relatedness is modeled in the field of social evolution. Different types of model either leave...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/evl3.69

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1748-8183
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Maths, Physical & Life Sciences
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Maths, Physical & Life Sciences
Department:
Zoology
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Evolution Letters Journal website
Volume:
2018
Publication date:
2018-07-19
Acceptance date:
2018-06-18
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EISSN:
9876-1234
ISSN:
1234-1234
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890967
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pubs:890967
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uuid:372675bd-13a3-42e7-aaf6-2f8759edca34
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pubs:890967
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2018-07-24

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