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BIO525 Animal Communication

Theory and controversy in the study of animal communication. The various functions, mechanistic, adaptive and evolutionary approaches to communication, information theory, signal transmission, signal reception and human language will be explored. Examples of communication systems will be surveyed across a wide range of taxonomic groups. Examples of hypothesis testing and the analysis of signals will be the focus of class discussions.


  • 3


  • Liberal Arts


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Graduate
  • Students cannot elect the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grade option for this course

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