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Feedback mechanisms in animal behaviour

by David McFarland

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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior -- Mathematical models.,
  • Biological control systems -- Mathematical models.,
  • Control theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 257-271.

    Statement[by] D. J. McFarland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751.65.M3 M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 279 p.
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4770654M
    ISBN 100124838502
    LC Control Number78170755

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