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M. N. Kuperman: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Centro Atómico Bariloche and Instituto Balseiro, 8400 Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina

Advances in Complex Systems (ACS), 2011, vol. 14, issue 03, pages 403-414

Abstract: Recent studies have established a relationship between the repertoire of signals used for communication and neocortex size of different species of primates and the topology of the social network formed by the interactions between individuals. Inspired by these results, we have developed a model that qualitatively reproduces these observations. The model presents the social organization as a self-organized process where the size of the repertoire in one case and of the neocortex in another play a highly relevant role.

Keywords: Social systems; networks; self-organization (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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