Mobility can promote the evolution of cooperation via emergent self-assortment dynamics

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Joshi, Jaideep; Couzin, Iain D; Levin, Simon A; Guttal, Vishwesha;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 13, issue 9issn: 1553-734X, eissn: 1553-7358
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5607214, doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005732
  • Subject: Research Article | Eukaryota | Microbial Evolution | Birds | Animal Evolution | Simulation and Modeling | Evolutionary Biology | Physical Sciences | Psychology | Physics | States of Matter | Animals | Fluids | Biology and Life Sciences | Organismal Evolution | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | QH301-705.5 | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Collective Human Behavior | Social Psychology | Social Sciences | Organisms | Biology (General)
    • ddc: ddc:570

The evolution of costly cooperation, where cooperators pay a personal cost to benefit others, requires that cooperators interact more frequently with other cooperators. This condition, called positive assortment, is known to occur in spatially-structured viscous populat... View more