Publication in PLOS Computational Biology 2022

Tatjana Petrov, Matej Hajnal, Julia Klein, David Šafránek, Morgane Nouvian: "Extracting individual characteristics from population data reveals a negative social effect during honeybee defence"

An interdisciplinary collaboration between early career researchers – the biologist Dr Morgane Nouvian and computer scientist Junior Professor Tatjana Petrov from the Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour at the University of Konstanz – developed a model and methodology for quantifying how the responsiveness to the alarm pheromone evolves during a defensive event, for any given group size. The results were recently (15.09.2022) published in PLOS Computational Biology.

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Congratulations to everyone involved.