5 | | Denoting the relative time spent foraging as ''T'',,''it'',,, measured such that the rate of effective search during any model time step can be predicted as ''a'',,''jit'',, = ''T'',,''it'',,'' a'',,''ji'',, for each prey type'' j'' that ''i'' eats. Further, we assume that time spent vulnerable to predation, as measured by'' v’'',,''ij'',, for all predators j on i, is inversely related to ''T''''it'', i.e., v’,,ij,,t = v’,,ij,, / T,,it,,. An alternative structure that gives similar results is to leave the ''a'',,''ij'',, constant, while varying the ''v'',,''ij'',, by setting ''v'',,''ijt'',,'' = T'',,''jt'',,'' · v'',,''ij'',,''''in the numerator of Eq. 52 in [[Predicting consumption.htm|Predicting consumption]]) and ''v'',,''ijt'',,'' = T'',,''it'',,'' · v'',,''ij'',, in the denominator. |
| 5 | Denoting the relative time spent foraging as ''T'',,''it'',,, measured such that the rate of effective search during any model time step can be predicted as ''a'',,''jit'',, = ''T'',,''it'',,'' a'',,''ji'',, for each prey type'' j'' that ''i'' eats. Further, we assume that time spent vulnerable to predation, as measured by'' v’'',,''ij'',, for all predators j on i, is inversely related to ''T''''it'', i.e., v’,,ij,,t = v’,,ij,, / T,,it,,. An alternative structure that gives similar results is to leave the ''a'',,''ij'',, constant, while varying the ''v'',,''ij'',, by setting ''v'',,''ijt'',,'' = T'',,''jt'',,'' · v'',,''ij'',,''''in the numerator of Eq. 52 in [[Predicting consumption.htm|Predicting consumption]])''' and ''v'',,''ijt'',,'' = T'',,''it'',,'' · v'',,''ij'',, in the denominator. |