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Research Article

A Quantitative Test of Hamilton's Rule for the Evolution of Altruism

  • Markus Waibel mail,

    laurent.keller@unil.ch (LK); markus.waibel@a3.epfl.ch (MW)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Dario Floreano,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Laurent Keller mail

    laurent.keller@unil.ch (LK); markus.waibel@a3.epfl.ch (MW)

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Published: May 03, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000615

About the Authors

Markus Waibel, Dario Floreano
Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Laurent Keller
Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: MW DF LK. Performed the experiments: MW. Analyzed the data: MW DF LK. Wrote the paper: MW LK.