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Published: 18 October 2007

168 Pages | 12 line drawings, 23 halftones


ISBN: 9780198569350

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Observing Animal Behaviour

Design and analysis of quantitative data

Marian Stamp Dawkins

  • Concise, readable introduction to animal behaviour
  • Describes the power of quantitative observation, particularly when harnessed to modern statistical techniques
  • Encourages more informed experimental design and, by implication, improved research
  • Demonstrates the potential of observation as a non-invasive research tool, with positive implications for animal welfare
  • Introduces the concept of behavioural informatics in which new techniques can be used to interrogate large, observational datasets