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Why are animal signals reliable? This is the central problem for evolutionary biologists interested in signals. Of course, not all signals are reliable; but most are, otherwise receivers of signals would ignore them. A number of theoretical answers have been proposed and empirical studies made, but there still remains a considerable amount of confusion. The authors, one a

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 8th 2004 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 8th 2003)
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exactly what it's supposed to be. it lost a star because there was a bit of "muh flawed mind" in the end which is inexcusable
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John Maynard Smith FRS was a British evolutionary geneticist; one of the most important biologists of his era.

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