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Jan Rychtar

**Education: Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Alberta (2004). Research: Functional Analysis, Banach Spaces, Topology, Optimization, Game Theory

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TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Effects of Causal Networks on the Structure and Stability of Resource Allocation Trait Correlations 2012 10 Discovering the mechanisms by which genetic variation influences phenotypes is integral to understanding life-history evolution. Models describing causal relationships among traits in a developmental hierarchy provide a functional basis for understan...
Game theoretic model of brood parasitism in a dung beetle Onthophagus Taurus 2009 13 We present a game theoretic model of brood parasitism in the dung beetle Onthophagus taurus. Female O. taurus engage in brood parasitism when they attack a brood ball made by another female, destroy the existing egg and place one of their own eggs to...
On Deterministic and Stochastic Models of Kleptoparasitism 2009 13 Kleptoparasitism, the stealing of food items, is a common biological phenomenon that has been studied mostly with the help of deterministic dynamics for infinite populations. The infinite population assumption takes the models far from the biological...
Variance-based selection may explain general mating patterns in social insects 2008 283 Female mating frequency is one of the key parameters of social insect evolution. Several hypotheses have been suggested to explain multiple mating and considerable empirical research has led to conflicting results. Building on several earlier analyse...
Waste Recycling Can Promote Group Living: A Cockroach Case Study 2014 32 Animals live in groups for a wide variety of reasons. The main benefits are related to anti-predator behaviour, foraging, mate finding and/or reduction of energetic costs. In this paper we present a game-theoretical model that supports the waste recy...