Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 61–64 | Cite as

Imperfectly optimal animals

A correction
  • Alasdair I. Houston
  • John M. McNamara


Janetos and Cole (1981) make several errors in their analysis. We point out these errors and supply the correct analysis. In doing so we illustrate techniques and ideas which can be usefully applied to many problems in this area.


Correct Analysis Optimal Animal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alasdair I. Houston
    • 1
  • John M. McNamara
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland
  2. 2.School of MathematicsUniversity of BristolBristolEngland

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