Theoretical Biology

Biological systems evolve through competition for survival under uncertainty. Info-gap theory has been used to understand some fundamental biological phenomena.

  • Yohay Carmel and Yakov Ben-Haim, 2005, Info-gap robust-satisficing model of foraging behavior: Do foragers optimize or satisfice?, American Naturalist, 166: 633-641. Pre-print.
  • Zacksenhouse, M., R. Bogacz and P. Holmes, 2010, Robust versus optimal strategies for two-alternative forced choice tasks, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, to appear.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2011, When is non-probabilistic robustness a good probabilistic bet?Working paper.
  • Yakov Ben-Haim, 2014, Robust satisficing and the probability of¬†¬†survival,International J. System Science,45: 3-19, appearing on-line 9 May 2012.Online preview.