The evolution of paternal care

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I describe an agent-based model to study the evolution of paternal care. The reported n-person Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma shows that the relative differences in the reproductive effort between sexes can explain the evolution of paternal care. When female reproductive costs are higher than male reproductive costs, males cooperate with females even when females do not reciprocate. Paternal care is thus an evolutionary achievement to compensate for the energy demands that reproduction involves for mothers. Paternal care, in turn, produces a sustained population growth, since females can reproduce at higher rates.

Idioma originalEnglish
Título de la publicación alojadaSocial Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction - 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Proceedings
Páginas1-10
Número de páginas10
Volumen7812 LNCS
DOI
EstadoPublished - 2013
Evento6th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction, SBP 2013 - Washington, DC, United States
Duración: 2 abr 20135 abr 2013

Serie de la publicación

NombreLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volumen7812 LNCS
ISSN (versión impresa)03029743
ISSN (versión digital)16113349

Other

Other6th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction, SBP 2013
PaísUnited States
CiudadWashington, DC
Período2/04/135/04/13

Huella dactilar

Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma
Population Growth
Agent-based Model
Costs
Person
Energy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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Salgado, M. (2013). The evolution of paternal care. En Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction - 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Proceedings (Vol. 7812 LNCS, pp. 1-10). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 7812 LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37210-0_1
Salgado, Mauricio. / The evolution of paternal care. Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction - 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Proceedings. Vol. 7812 LNCS 2013. pp. 1-10 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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Salgado, M 2013, The evolution of paternal care. En Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction - 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Proceedings. vol. 7812 LNCS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 7812 LNCS, pp. 1-10, 6th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction, SBP 2013, Washington, DC, United States, 2/04/13. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37210-0_1

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Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction - 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Proceedings. Vol. 7812 LNCS 2013. p. 1-10 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 7812 LNCS).

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Salgado M. The evolution of paternal care. En Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction - 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Proceedings. Vol. 7812 LNCS. 2013. p. 1-10. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37210-0_1