Coevolution of the reckless prey and the patient predator

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dc.contributor.author Berardo, Cecilia
dc.contributor.author Geritz, Stefanus
dc.date.accessioned 2021-10-05T14:06:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-10-05T14:06:01Z
dc.date.issued 2021-12-07
dc.identifier.citation Berardo , C & Geritz , S 2021 , ' Coevolution of the reckless prey and the patient predator ' , Journal of Theoretical Biology , vol. 530 , 110873 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2021.110873
dc.identifier.other PURE: 167659482
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dc.identifier.other WOS: 000699815100004
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-7865-3541/work/101028489
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-1729-3765/work/101032240
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/334931
dc.description.abstract The war of attrition in game theory is a model of a stand-off situation between two opponents where the winner is determined by its persistence. We model a stand-off between a predator and a prey when the prey is hiding and the predator is waiting for the prey to come out from its refuge, or when the two are locked in a situation of mutual threat of injury or even death. The stand-off is resolved when the predator gives up or when the prey tries to escape. Instead of using the asymmetric war of attrition, we embed the stand-off as an integral part of the predator-prey model of Rosenzweig and MacArthur derived from first principles. We apply this model to study the coevolution of the giving-up rates of the prey and the predator, using the adaptive dynamics approach. We find that the long term evolutionary process leads to three qualitatively different scenarios: the predator gives up immediately, while the prey never gives up; the predator never gives up, while the prey adopts any giving-up rate greater than or equal to a given positive threshold value; the predator goes extinct. We observe that some results are the same as for the asymmetric war of attrition, but others are quite different. (C) 2021 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Theoretical Biology
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dc.subject 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
dc.subject 111 Mathematics
dc.subject Predator-prey model
dc.subject Adaptive dynamics
dc.subject Stand-off
dc.subject Asymmetric war of attrition
dc.subject Evolutionary game theory
dc.subject ADAPTIVE DYNAMICS
dc.subject ASYMMETRIC WAR
dc.subject EVOLUTION
dc.subject GAME
dc.subject STRATEGIES
dc.subject VIGILANCE
dc.subject STABILITY
dc.subject SELECTION
dc.subject FITNESS
dc.subject LOGIC
dc.title Coevolution of the reckless prey and the patient predator en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Department of Mathematics and Statistics
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2021.110873
dc.relation.issn 0022-5193
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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