He, P., Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Farine, D.R. (accepted) The role of habitat configuration in shaping social structure: a gap in studies of animal social complexity. Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology (in press)
Davis, G.H., Crofoot, M.C., Farine, D.R. (2018) Estimating the robustness and uncertainty of animal social networks using different observational methods. Animal Behaviour 141: 29-44.
Cantor, M., Farine, D.R. (2018) Simple foraging rules in competitive environments can generate socially-structured populations. Ecology and Evolution 8(10): 4978-4991.
Marthy, W., Farine, D.R. (2018) The potential impacts of the songbird trade on mixed-species flocking. Biological Conservation 222: 222-231.
Alarcón-Nieto, G., Graving, J.M., Klarevas-Irby, J.A., Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Mueller, I., Farine, D.R. (2018) An automated barcode tracking system for behavioural studies in birds. Methods in Ecology and Evolution in press
Moyers, S.C., Adelman, J.S., Farine, D.R., Moore, I.T., Hawley, D.M. (2018) Exploratory behavior is linked to stress physiology and social network centrality in free-living house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Hormones and Behaviour 102: 105-113.
Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Montiglio, P.-O., Forstmeier, W., Kempenaers, B., Farine, D.R. (2018) Linking the fine-scale social environment to mating decisions: a future direction for the study of extra-pair paternity. Biological Reviews in press
Moyers, S.C., Adelman, J.S., Farine, D.R., Thomason, C.A., Hawley, D.M. (2018) Feeder density enhances house finch disease transmission in experimental epidemics. Philosphical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170090.
Sánchez-Tójar, A. Schroeder, J., Farine, D.R. (2018) A practical guide for inferring reliable dominance hierarchies and estimating their uncertainty. Journal of Animal Ecology 87(3): 594-608.
Farine, D.R. (2018) When to choose dynamic vs. static social network analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 87(1): 128-138.
Montiglio, P.O., McGlothlin, J.W., Farine, D.R. (2018) Social structure modulates the evolutionary consequences of social plasticity: taking a social network perspective of interacting phenotypes. Ecology and Evolution 8(3): 1451–1464.
Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Papageorgiou, D., Crofoot, M.C., Farine, D.R. (2018) Inferring influence and leadership in moving animal groups. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170006.
Hoppitt, W., Farine, D.R. (2018) Association indices for quantifying social relationships: how to deal with missing observations of individuals or groups. Animal Behaviour 136: 227-238.
McDonald, G.C., Farine, D.R., Foster, K.R., Biernaskie, J.M. (2017) Assortment and the analysis of natural selection on social traits. Evolution 71(11): 2693-2702.
Lang, S.D.J., Farine, D.R. A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1230-1239.
Radersma, R., Garroway, C.J., Santure, A., de Cauwer, I., Farine, D.R., Slate, J., Sheldon, B.C. (2017) Social and spatial effects on genetic variation between foraging flocks in a wild bird population. Molecular Ecology 26(20): 5807–5819.
Isbell, L.A., Bidner, L.R., Crofoot, M.C., Matsumoto-Oda, A., Farine, D.R. (2017) GPS-identified, low-level nocturnal activity of vervets (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) and olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Laikipia, Kenya. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 164(1): 203-211.
Carter, G.G., Farine, D.R., Wilkinson, G.S. (2017) Social bet-hedging in vampire bats. Biology Letters 13: 20170112.
- Farine, D.R., Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Couzin, I.D., Berger-Wolf, T.Y. and Crofoot, M.C. (2017) Individual variation in local interaction rules can explain emergent patterns of spatial organisation in wild baboons, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 284, 20162243.
Farine, D.R. (2017) A guide to null models for animal social network analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(10): 1309-1320.
Johnson, K.V.-A, Aplin, L.M., Cole, E.F., Farine, D.R., Firth, J.A., Patrick, S.C., Sheldon, B.C. (2017) Male great tits assort by personality during the breeding season. Animal Behaviour 128: 21-32.
Farine, D.R. (2017) The dynamics of transmission and the dynamics of networks. Journal of Animal Ecology 86(3): 415-418.
Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Farine, D.R., Crofoot, M. C. & Couzin, I.D. (2017) Habitat and social factors shape individual decisions and emergent group structure during baboon collective movement, eLife 6:e19505. OPEN ACCESS
Francesiaz, C, Farine, DR, Laforge, C, Béchet, A, Sadoul, N, Besnard, A (2017) Familiarity drives social philopatry in an obligate colonial breeder with weak interannual breeding-site fidelity. Animal Behaviour 124: 83-94.
Miller, ET, Farine, DR, Trisos, CH (2017) Phylogenetic community structure metrics and null models: a review with new methods and software. Ecography 40(4): 461–477.
Farine, DR, Strandburg-Peshkin, A, Berger-Wolf, T, Ziebart, B, Brugere, I, Li, J, Crofoot, MC (2016) Both Nearest Neighbours and Long-term Affiliates Predict Individual Locations During Collective Movement in Wild Baboons. Scientific Reports 6: 27704.
Firth, JA, Sheldon, BC, Farine, DR (2016) Pathways of information transmission amongst wild songbirds follow experimentally imposed changes in social foraging structure. Biology Letters 12: 20160144.
Crates, RA, Firth, JA, Farine, DR, Garroway, CJ, Kidd, LR, Aplin, LM, Radersma, R, Milligan, ND, Voelkl, B, Culina, A, Verhelst, BL, Hinde, CA, Sheldon, BC (2017) Individual variation in winter supplementary food consumption and its consequences for reproduction in wild birds. Journal of Avian Biology 47(5): 678-689.
Shizuka, D, Farine, DR (2016) Measuring the robustness of network community structure using assortativity. Animal Behaviour 112: 237-246.
Leu, ST, Farine, DR, Wey, TW, Sih, A, Bull, M (2016) Environment modulates population social structure: experimental evidence from replicated social networks of wild lizards. Animal Behaviour 111:23-31.
Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Cockburn, A, Thornton, A, Sheldon, BC (2015) Counting conformity: evaluating the units of measurement in frequency-dependent social learning. Animal Behaviour 110:e5-e8.
Firth, JA, Voelkl, B, Farine, DR, Sheldon, BC (2015) Experimental evidence that social relationships determine individual foraging behaviour. Current Biology 25:1-6.
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Farine, DR, Strandburg-Peshkin, A (2015) Estimating uncertainty and reliability of social network data using Bayesian inference. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150367. * both authors contributed equally
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Farine, DR, Montiglio, PO, Spiegel, O (2015) From individuals to groups and back: the evolutionary implications of group phenotypic composition. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30(10): 609-621. * all authors contributed equally
Farine, DR*, Spencer, KA, Boogert, NJ* (2015) Early-Life Stress Triggers Juvenile Zebra Finches to Switch Social Learning Strategies. Current Biology 25(16): 2184-2188. (link) * equal contributors
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Strandburg-Peshkin, A*, Farine, DR*, Couzin, ID, Crofoot, MC (2015) Shared decision-making drives collective movement in wild baboons. Science 348(6241): 1358-1361. * joint first authors
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Farine, DR, Whitehead, H (2015) Constructing, conducting, and interpreting animal social network analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 84(5): 1144-1163.
Farine, DR, Firth, JA, Aplin, LM, Crates, RA, Culina, A, Garroway, CJ, Hinde, CA, Kidd, LR, Milligan, ND, Psorakis, I, Radersma, R, Verhelst, B, Voelkl, B, Sheldon, BC (2015) The role of social and ecological processes in structuring animal populations: a case study from automated tracking of wild birds. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150057.
Aplin, LM, Firth, JA, Farine, DR, Voelkl, B, Crates, RA, Culina, A, Garroway, CJ, Hinde, CA, Kidd, LR, Psorakis, I, Milligan, ND, Radersma, R, Verhelst, B, Sheldon, BC (2015) Consistent individual differences in the social phenotypes of wild great tits (Parus major). Animal Behaviour 108: 117-127.
Psorakis, I, Voelkl, B, Garroway, CJ, Radersma, R, Aplin, LM, Crates, RA, Culina, A, Farine, DR, Firth, JA, Hinde, CA, Kidd, LR, Milligan, ND, Roberts, SJ, Verhelst, B, Sheldon, BC (2015) Inferring Social Structure from Temporal Data. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 69(5): 857-866.
Farine, D.R., Sheldon, B.C. (2015) Selection for territory acquisition is modulated by social network structure in a wild songbird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28(3): 547-556.
Farine, DR, Aplin, LM, Sheldon, BC, Hoppitt, W (2015) Interspecific social networks promote information transmission in wild songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20142804.
Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Cockburn, A, Thornton, A, Sheldon, BC (2015) Experimentally induced innovations lead to persistent culture via conformity in wild birds. Nature 518: 538-541.
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Adelman, JS, Moyers, SC, Farine DR, Hawley, DM (2015) Feeder use predicts both acquisition and transmission of a contagious pathogen in a North American songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20151429.
Farine, DR (2015) Proximity as a proxy for interactions: issues of scale in social network analysis. Animal Behaviour 104: e1-e5.
Boogert, NJ*, Farine, DR*, Spencer, KA (2014) Developmental stress predicts social network position. Biology Letters 10(10): 20140561. * joint first authors
Godfrey, SS, Anasri, TH, Gardner, MG, Farine, DR, Bull, CM (2014) A contact based social network of lizards is defined by low genetic relatedness among strongly-connected individuals. Animal Behaviour 97: 35-43.
Farine, DR, Aplin, LM, Garroway, CJ, Mann, RP, Sheldon, BC (2014) Collective decision-making and social interaction rules in mixed-species flocks of songbirds. Animal Behaviour 95: 173-182.
Aplin, LM*, Farine, DR*, Mann, RP, Sheldon, BC (2014) Individual-level personality influences social foraging and collective behaviour in wild birds. Proceedings of the Royals Society B 218 (1789): 20141016. * joint first authors
Farine, DR, Downing, CP, Downing, PA (2014) Mixed-species associations can arise without heterospecific attraction. Behavioural Ecology 25(3): 574-581.
Farine, DR (2014) Measuring phenotypic assortment in animal social networks: weighted associations are more robust than binary edges. Animal Behaviour 89: 141-153.
Farine, DR & Milburn, PJ (2013) Social organisation of thornbill-dominated mixed-species flocks using social network analysis. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 67(2): 321-330.
Farine, DR, Lang, SD (2013) The early bird gets the worm: foraging strategies of wild songbirds lead to the early discovery of food sources. Biology Letters 9(6): 20130578.
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Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Cole, EF, Cockburn, A, Sheldon, BC (2013) Individual personalities predict social behaviour in wild networks of great tits (Parus major). Ecology Letters 16(11): 1365–1372.
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Farine, DR (2013) Animal Social Network Inference and Permutations for Ecologists in R using asnipe. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(12): 1187–1194.
Farine, DR, Garroway, CJ, Sheldon, BC (2012) Social Network Analysis of mixed-species flocks: exploring the structure and evolution of interspecific social behaviour. Animal Behaviour 84: 1271-1277.
Herr, A, O’Connell, D, Farine, DR, Dunlop, M, Crimp, S, Poole, M (2012) Watching grass grow in Australia: is there sufficient production potential for a biofuel industry? Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 6(3): 257-268.
Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Sheldon, BC (2012) Social networks predict patch discovery in a wild population of songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279(1745): 4199-4205.
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Farine, DR, O’Connell, DA, Raison, RJ, plus 12 co-authors (2011) An assessment of biomass for bioelectricity and biofuel, and for greenhouse gas emission reduction in Australia. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 4(2): 148-175.
Rodriguez, LC, May, B, Herr, A, Farine, DR, O’Connell, D (2011) Biofuel excision and the viability of ethanol production in the Green Triangle, Australia. Energy Policy 39(4): 1951-1957.
Farine, DR, O’Connell, DA, Grant, T, Poole, ML (2010) Opportunities for energy efficiency and biofuel production in Australian wheat farming systems. Biofuels 1(4): 547-561.