Noise Matters: the Evolution of Communication
Harvard University Press 2015
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SELECTED ARTICLES (with links for PDF files)

Wiley, R. H. 2017. How noise determines the evolution of communication. Animal Behaviour 124: 307-313.   [Summary]

Micancin, J. P., and R. H. Wiley. 2014. Allometric convergence, acoustic character displacement, and species recognition in the syntopic cricket frogs Acris crepitans and A. gryllus. Evolutionary Biology 41: 425-438. [Summary]

Wiley, R. H. 2013. Signal detection, noise, and the evolution of communication. In H. Brumm, editor. Animal communication and noise. Springer. Pp. 7-30.   [Summary]

Wiley, R. H. 2013. A receiver-signaler equilibrium in the evolution of communication in noise. Behaviour (special issue in honor of R. H. Wiley, The Evolution of Animal Communication, M. Naguib and J. Price, editors) 150: 957-993.
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Moseley, D. L., and R. H. Wiley. 2013. Individual differences in the vocalizations of the Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus guttatus), a suboscine bird of neotropical forests. Behaviour 150: 1107-1128.

Wiley, R. H. 2013. Communication as a transfer of information: measurement, mechanism, and meaning. In U. Stegmann, editor. Animal communication theory: information and influence. Cambridge Univ. Press. Pp. 113-129.   [Summary]

Wiley, R. H. 2013. Specificity and multiplicity in the recognition of individuals: implications for the evolution of social behaviour. Biological Reviews 88: 179-195.   [Summary]

Wiley, R. H. 2010. Alfonso Olalla and the ornithological exploration of Peru. American Museum of Natural History Bulletin 343: 1-68.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 2009. Trade-offs in the design of experiments.   Journal of Comparative Psychology 123: 447-449.   [PDF]

Micancin, J. P., and J. T. Mette. 2009. Acoustic and morphological identification of the sympatric cricket frogs Acris crepitans and A. gryllus and the disappearance of A. gryllus near the edge of its range.   Zootaxa 2076: 1-36.   [PDF]

Luther, D., and R. H. Wiley. 2009. Production and perception of communicatory signals in a noisy environment.   Biology Letters 5: 183-187.   [PDF]   [Supplementary Material]

Wiley, R. H. 2009. Signal transmission in natural environments.   In Squire, L. R. (editor), Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Volume 8, pp. 827-832. Elsevier, Oxford.   [PDF]

Luther, D. 2008. Signaller:receiver coordination and the timing of communication in Amazonian birds. Biology Letters 4: 651-654.  

Wiley, R. H. 2006. Signal detection and animal communication. Advances in the Study of Behavior 36: 217-247.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 2006. Animal communication: signal detection. In Brown, K. (editor), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Second Edition. Vol. 1, pp. 288-290. Elsevier, Oxford.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 2006. Signal detection and animal communication. Advances in the Study of Behavior 36: 217-247.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 2005. Individuality in songs of Acadian flycatchers and recognition of neighbours. Animal Behaviour 70: 237-247.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 2003. Is there an ideal behavioural experiment? Animal Behaviour 66: 585-588.   [PDF]

Wollerman, L., and R. H. Wiley. 2002. Possibilities for error during communication by Neotropical frogs in a complex acoustic environment. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 52: 465-473.   [PDF]

Wollerman, L., and R. H. Wiley. 2002. Background noise from a natural chorus alters female discrimination of male calls in a Neotropical frog. Animal Behaviour 63: 15-22.   [PDF]

Naguib, M., and R. H. Wiley. 2001. Review: estimating the distance to a source of sound: mechanisms and adaptations for long-range communication. Animal Behaviour 62: 825-837.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 2000. Sexual selection and mating systems: trade-offs for males and females. In M. Apollonio, M. Festa-Bianchet, and D. Mainardi (editors), Vertebrate Mating Systems. World Scientific Publishing, ISBN 981-02-4260-3. Pp. 8-46.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H., L. Steadman, L. Chadwick, and L. Wollerman. 1999. Social inertia in white-throated sparrows results from recognition of opponents. Animal Behaviour 57: 453-463.   [PDF]

Wollerman, L. 1999. Acoustic interference limits call detection in a Neotropical frog Hyla ebraccata. Animal Behaviour 57: 529-536.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 1994. Errors, exaggeration, and deception in animal communication. In L. Real (ed.), Behavioral mechanisms in ecology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Chapter 7, pp. 157-189.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 1991. Lekking in birds and mammals: behavioral and evolutionary issues. Advances in the Study of Behavior 20: 201-291.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H. 1983. The evolution of communication: information and manipulation. In T. R. Halliday and P. J. B. Slater (eds.), Animal Behaviour, Vol. 2, Communication. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford. Pp. 156-189.   [PDF]

Wiley, R. H., and D. G. Richards. 1982. Adaptations for acoustic communication in birds: sound propagation and signal detection. In D. E. Kroodsma and E. H. Miller (eds.), Acoustic Communication in Birds, Vol. 1. Academic Press, New York. Pp. 131-181.   [PDF]

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