Regional patterns of gene expression in human and chimpanzee brains.
Khaitovich P, B. Muetzel, X. W. She, M. Lachmann, I. Hellmann, J. Dietzsch, S. Steigele, H. H. Do, G. Weiss W. Enard, F. Heissig, T. Arendt, K. Nieselt-Struwe, E. E. Eichler, and S. Pääbo S (2004) . Genome Res. 14(8):1462-1473.
A neutral model of transcriptome evolution.
Khaitovich, P., G. Weiss, M. Lachmann, I. Hellmann, W. Enard, B. Muetzel, U. Wirkner, W. Ansorge, and S. Pääbo (2004) PLoS Biology 2:682-689.
The disadvantage of combinatorial communication.
Lachmann M. and C. T. Bergstrom (2004). Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 271:2337-2343.
The Physical Limits of Communication
Lachmann M., M. E. J. Newman, and C. Moore (2004). Am. J. Phys. 72(10):1290-1293. SFI working paper
Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of genomes, cells and multicellular organisms.
Lachmann, M., N. W. Blackstone, D. Haig, A. Kowald, R. E. Michod, E. Szathmáry, J. H. Werren, and L. Wolpert (2003). Chapter 18 in P. Hammerstein, ed., Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation.Cambridge: MIT Press.
The Red King Effect: When the slowest runner wins the coevolutionary
Bergstrom, C. T. and M. Lachmann (2003). Proceedings of the National Academy
of Sciences, USA 100(2): 593-598. SFI working paper
Separating equilibria in continuous signalling games.
Bergstrom C. T., S. Számadó, and M. Lachmann (2002). Philosophical
Transactions: Biological Sciences 357(1427):1595-1606. [pdf] SFI working paper
On the evolution of polygamy: a theoretical examination of the polygamy threshold
Ptak S. and M. Lachmann (2001). SFI working paper 01-01-001. [pdf]
Ecology, in press.
Cost and conflict in animal signals and human language
Lachmann M., C. T. Bergstrom, and S. Számadó (2001). Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 98:13189-13194. [pdf] (other versions
of this material appeared as Santa Fe Institute Working Papers, 01-05-27, "The
peacock, the sparrow, and the evolution of human language," and 00-12-74, "The
death of costly signalling?".)
Alarm Calls as Costly Signals of Anti-Predator Vigilance: The Watchful Babbler
Bergstrom, C. T. and M. Lachmann (2001). SFI working paper 00-02-009. Animal
Behavior 61(3):535-543. [pdf]
The Role of signalling and sibling competition in begging strategies.
Rodriguez-Girones, M. A., M. Enquist and M. Lachmann (2001). SFI working paper
01-01-002. Animal Behaviour 61(4):733-745. [pdf]
On the Dynamic Persistence of Cooperation: How Lower Fitness Induces Higher
Sella, G. and M. Lachmann (2000). SFI working paper 99-03-017. Journal of Theoretical
Biology 206:465-485. Also appeared in Evolutionary Dynamics: Exploring the
Interplay of Selection, Accident, Neutrality, and Function. James P. Crutchfield
and Peter Schuster (eds.) Oxford U. Press, 2002. [pdf]
On Information Sharing and the Evolution of Collectives.
Lachmann, M., G. Sella, and E. Jablonka (2000). SFI working paper 99-03-018.
Proc. of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 267:1265-1374. [pdf]
Who wins Domineering on Rectangular Boards?
Lachmann M. and C. Moore (2000). presented by C. Moore in Combinatorial Game
Theory, July 2000, MSRI Berkeley. SFI working paper 00-04-026.
Avital, E., E. Jablonka and M. Lachmann (1998). Animal Behaviour 55(6):1451-1459.
Signalling among relatives. III. Talk is cheap among relatives.
Bergstrom, C. T. and M. Lachmann (1998). Proceedings of the National Academy
of Sciences, USA 95:5100-5105. [pdf]
Signalling among relatives. II. Beyond the Tower of Babel.
Lachmann, M. and C. T. Bergstrom (1998). Theoretial Population Biology, 54:146-160.
Signalling among relatives. I. When is signalling too costly?
Bergstrom, C. T. and M. Lachmann (1997). Philosophical Transactions of the
Royal Society Series B 352(1353):609-617. [pdf]
Heredity systems in a periodically fluctuating environment
Lachmann-Tarkhanov, M. and E. Jablonka (1996). Journal of Theoretical Biology.
The computationally complete Ant Colony: Global Coordination in a System with
Lachmann, M. and G. Sella (1995). Presented in ECAL95. Published in F. Moran,
A. Moreno, J.J. Merelo, and P Chacon (Ed.) Advances in Artificial Life, proceedings
of the third European Conference on Artificial Life, Granada, Spain. Springer-Verlag
The Alternative Fitness Sets Which Preserve Allele Trajectories: A General
Lachmann-Tarkhanov, M. and S. Sarkar (1994). Genetics 138(4):1323-1330. [ps]
Evidence, mechanisms and models for the inheritance of acquired characters.
Jablonka, E., M. Lachmann, and M. J. Lamb (1992). Journal of Theoretical Biology.
Origins of Evolution
Lachmann, M (1991). Paper presented in a workshop on IJCAI-91, and published
in the proceedings of the workshop. [html]