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The Design of Animal Communication

Edited By: Mark D Hauser and Mark Konishi

701 pages, 145 illus, figs

MIT Press

Paperback | Feb 2003 | #137906 | ISBN: 0262582236
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Hardback | Feb 2000 | #96182 | ISBN: 0262082772
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About this book

The animal world contains a diversity of communication systems because different organisms are able to produce and perceive different signals. Based on the approach laid out in the 1950s by Nobel laureate Nikolaas Tinbergen, this book looks at animal communication from the four perspectives of mechanisms, ontogeny, function, and phylogeny.


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Biography

Mark Konishi is Bing Professor of Behavioral Biology at the California Institute of Technology.

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