Optimal gut size of small birds and its dependence on environmental and physiological parameters: Simulated data and code for running the model simulations and for generating the figures

Published: 16 August 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/3x4kpm5dxs.1
Contributors:
Adnane Ez-zizi,
John McNamara,
Gaurav Malhotra,
Alasdair Houston

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******************* Please view the README.txt file for more details ******************** Title: Optimal gut size of small birds and its dependence on environmental and physiological parameters: Simulated data and code for running the model simulations and for generating the figures Date of Release: 2018/08/10 Identifier: doi:10.17632/3x4kpm5dxs.1 Permalink: http://dx.doi.org/10.17632/3x4kpm5dxs.1 Associated publication: Ez-zizi, A., McNamara, J. M., Malhotra, G., & Houston, A. I. (2018). Optimal gut size of small birds and its dependence on environmental and physiological parameters. Journal of theoretical biology. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.05.010 Link to publication: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.05.010 Suggested citation: Please reference the associated publication above when using any datasets or materials described in this README file. Contact information: Adnane Ez-zizi, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK., a.ez-zizi@sheffield.ac.uk or aezziz22@gmail.com This directory contains: - The simulated data (the results for each parameter manipulation are recorded in a separate text file) - The Matlab programs used to produce the simulation results For more details about the steps followed by the model, check the appendix section in the paper.

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University of Bristol

Categories

Behavioral Ecology, Predation, Foraging Behavior, Dynamic Programming, Starvation, Mathematical Biology

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