Philip A Stephens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dispersal, eviction, and conflict in meerkats (Suricata suricatta): an evolutionarily stable strategy model
    P A Stephens
    Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, P O Box 3166, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, USA
    Am Nat 165:120-35. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Inference in ecology and evolution
    Philip A Stephens
    Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TW, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:192-7. 2007
  3. pmc Evolution of trust and trustworthiness: social awareness favours personality differences
    John M McNamara
    Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:605-13. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Why do we still use stepwise modelling in ecology and behaviour?
    Mark J Whittingham
    Division of Biology, School of Biology and Psychology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Anim Ecol 75:1182-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Dispersal, eviction, and conflict in meerkats (Suricata suricatta): an evolutionarily stable strategy model
    P A Stephens
    Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, P O Box 3166, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, USA
    Am Nat 165:120-35. 2005
    ..Our model is computationally intensive but provides a general framework for incorporating future changes in the size of multimember cooperative breeding groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inference in ecology and evolution
    Philip A Stephens
    Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TW, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:192-7. 2007
    ..Although we should reduce our reliance on significance testing, it retains an important role in statistical education and is likely to remain fundamental to the falsification of scientific hypotheses...
  3. pmc Evolution of trust and trustworthiness: social awareness favours personality differences
    John M McNamara
    Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:605-13. 2009
    ..Our work adds to growing evidence that evolutionary game theorists can no longer afford to ignore the importance of real world inter-individual variation in their models...
  4. ncbi request reprint Why do we still use stepwise modelling in ecology and behaviour?
    Mark J Whittingham
    Division of Biology, School of Biology and Psychology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Anim Ecol 75:1182-9. 2006
    ..In particular, the IT approach identifies large numbers of competing models that could describe the data equally well, showing that no one model should be relied upon for inference...