evolutionary thinking and mathematical modeling
||ESS analysis applied
to Hawk-Dove and related models.
|3. Alturism &
||The problem of altruism,
the role of assortative interaction, and Hamilton's rule
|4. The Evolution
and repeated games. Axelrod and Hamilton's model and extensions to larger
groups. Indirect reciprocity.
|5. Animal Communication
||How honest signals
can evolve. Discrete and continuous Sir Philip Sidney game. Cheap talk.
The green beard problem. The evolution of social learning.
|6. Selection Among
and the multi-level selection approach. Equivalence to neighbor-modulated
fitness. Why interdemic group selection is usually weak.
|7. Sex Allocation
||Fisher's theory of
sex allocation and the Shaw Moller theorem. Trivers Willard effect, and
local mate competition. Concepts of reproductive value and multidimensional
linear stability analysis.
|8. Sexual Selection
and game theoretic models of sexual selection and the coevolution of female
||Some useful mathematical