Optimal Foraging in Swirl
Author(s): Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
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This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and basic plotting.