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Zhanna Reznikova. Animal Intelligence
Cambridge University Press, 2007.


 Panteleeva S., Reznikova Z. and Vygonyailova O. (2013), Quantity judgments in the context of risk/reward decision making in striped field mice: first "count," then hunt.

Front. Psychology 4:53. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00053
Boris Ryabko, Zhanna Reznikova, Alexey Druzyaka and Sofia Panteleeva , 2012, Using Ideas of Kolmogorov Complexity for Studying Biological Texts.
Theory of Computing Systems, 2013, 52, 1, 133-147.
Reznikova Zh., Ryabko B., 2012. Ants and Bits. Plenary talk presented at the 2011 IEEE International Symposium of Information Theory.
IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter, 62, 5, pp. 17 - 20. Video1, Video2, Video3
E. Frasnelli, I. Iakovlev, and Zh. Reznikova, 2012. Asymmetry in antennal contacts during trophallaxis in ants.
Behavioural Brain Research, 232, 1, pp. 7 - 12. Video1, Video2
Znanna Reznikova, 2012. Animal Intelligence: Schemata for Ordering Learning Classes.
In: N. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer. Part 1, Pp. 247 - 249.
Znanna Reznikova, 2012. Altruistic Behaviour and Cognitive Specialization in Animal Communities.
In: N. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer. Part 1, Pp. 205 - 208.
Znanna Reznikova, 2012. Animal Culture.
In: N. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer. Part 1. Pp. 244 - 246.
Znanna Reznikova, 2012. Intelligent Communication in Animals.
In: N. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer. Part 9. Pp. 1597 - 1600.
Zh. Reznikova, S. Panteleeva, Zh. Danzanov, 2012. A new method for evaluating the complexity of animal behavioral patterns based on the notion of Kolmogorov complexity, with ants' hunting behavior as an example.
Neurocomputing 84 (2012) 58-64. A special issue "From Neurons to Behavior: Evidence from Behavioral Measurements", after the "Measuring Behaviour - 2010", 7th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research (Eindhoven, The Netherlands).
Zhanna Reznikova and Boris Ryabko, 2011. Numerical competence in animals, with an insight from ants.
Behaviour, Volume 148, Number 4, pp. 405-434, 2011
E. A. Dorosheva, I. K. Yakovlev, and Zh. I. Reznikova, 2011. An Innate Template for Enemy Recognition in Red Wood Ants
Entomological Review, 2011, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 274-280
S. N. Panteleeva, Zh. A. Danzanov, and Zh. I. Reznikova, 2011. Estimate of Complexity of Behavioral Patterns in Ants: Analysis of Hunting Behavior in Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) as an Example.
Entomological Review, 2011, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 221-230
Boris Ryabko and Zhanna Reznikova, 2009. The Use of Ideas of Information Theory for Studying "Language" and Intelligence in Ants. Entropy 2009, 11(4), 836-853
Zhanna Reznikova and Sofia Panteleeva, 2008. An ant's eye view of culture: propagation of new traditions through triggering dormant behavioural patterns. Acta Ethologica, Volume 11, Number 2, pp. 73-80, 2008
Zh.I. Reznikova and I.K. Iakovlev, 2008. Development of aggression as a possible basis of "professional" specialization in ants. Doklady Biological Sciences, 2008, vol. 418, pp. 56-58.
Zh. I. Reznikova, 2007 Dialog with black box: using Information Theory to study animal language behaviour Acta ethologica, Vol. 10, N1, pp. 1-12, 2007
E. A. Dorosheva and Zh. I. Reznikova, 2006 An experimental study of behavioral mechanisms of relationships between red wood ants and ground beetles Entomological Review Volume 86, Number 2 / March, 2006 pp. 139-148
E. V. Sleptzova and Zh. I. Reznikova, 2006. Formation of springtail (Collembola) communities during colonization of ant-hills. Entomological Review, V. 86, N 4, pp. 373-382. Online Date Thursday, July 20, 2006
Zh.I. Reznikova, S.N. Panteleeva 2005. The Ontogeny of Hunting Behaviour in Ants: Experimental Study Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 401 No. 1 pp.139-141
Zh. I. Reznikova, 2003.Distribution patterns of ants in diffirent natural zones and landscapes in Kazakhstan and West Siberia along a meridian trend.
Eurasian Entomological Journal, 2(4) pp. 235-242 (in Russian and English).
Zhanna Reznikova, Boris Ryabko 2003. In the Shadow of the Binary Tree: of Ants and Bits. Proceedings of the 2nd Internat. Workshop of the Mathematics and Algorithms of Social Insects.
Zhanna Reznikova, 2003 Goverment and nepotism in social insects: new demension provided by experimental approach (pdf, in Russian AND English)
Euroasian Enthomological Journal, 2(1) 3-14
Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence Issue: Vol. 5(2001): Section B: pp. 111-126
Zh. I. Reznikova and S. N. Panteleeva, Interaction of the Ant Myrmica rubra L. as a Predator with Springtails (Collembola) as a Mass Prey
Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 380, 2001, pp. 475-477
Zh. I. Reznikova and E. A. Dorosheva, Effect of Red Wood Ants on Carabid Behavior: Experimental Studies at the Individual Level
Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 375, 2000, pp. 644-646
Reznikova Zh.I., Ryabko B.Ya. 2000. Using Information Theory Approach to study the communication system and numerical competence in ants.
In : From Animals to Animats 6. Proceeding of the Sixth International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive
Behaviour. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London. pp. 501 - 506.
Sleptzova E.V., Berezina O.G., Reznikova Zh.I. 2000.
Ant's role in shaping of biodiversity of springtails (Collembola) in West Siberia and Central Yakutia.
In: Biodiversity and dynamics of Ecosystems in North Eurasia. V. 4 : Forest and soil ecosystems of North Eurasia
Novosibirsk, Russia, pp. 54 - 56.
Reznikova Zh.I. 2000. Ants' diversity and community structure in West Siberia and Kazakhstan.
In: Biodiversity and dynamics of Ecosystems in North Eurasia. V. 3: Diversity of the fauna of North Eurasia.
Novosibirsk, Russia, pp. 90 - 93.
Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 30, No. 3, 1999, pp. 187-192
Reznikova Zh.I., Ryabko B.Ya. 1999. First steps in the search for general features in humam and animal languages.
In: " Human Ethology on the Threshold of the twenty- first century: new facts and old problems".
Moscow, Russian State University of Humanity, pp. 247-283.
Zh. I. Reznikova and T. A. Novgorodova, The Importance of Individual and Social Experience for Interaction between Ants and Symbiotic Aphids.
Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 359, 1998, pp. 173-175
Zh. I. Reznikova, Interspecies Social Comtrol in Ant Communities. Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 361, 1998, pp. 428-430
Zh. I. Reznikova and B. Ya.Ryabko, Transmission of information regarding the quantitative characteristics of objects in ants.
Neuroscience and Behavioural Psychology, Vol. 36,N5,1996, pp. 396-405
B. Ya. Ryabko, Zh. I. Reznikova. Using Shannon Entropy and Kolmogorov Complexity to study the communicative system and cognitive capacities in ants.
Complexity, John Wiley&Sons Inc., New York,USA,Vol.2, N 2, 1996, pp. 37-42
T.A. Novgorodova and Zh. I. Reznikova, Ecological aspects of interaction between ants and aphids in the forest park zone of the Novosibirsk Scientific Center.
Siberian Journal of Ecology, N3-4, 1996, pp. 239-245
Zh. I. Reznikova and B.Ya.Ryabko, An experimental study of ants' language and cognitive aptitude based on ideas of the Information Theory.
Siberian Journal of Ecology,N4, 194, pp. 347-359
Zh. I. Reznikova and B.Ya. Ryabko, Experimental study of the ants' communication system with the application of the Information Theory approach.
Memorabilia Zoologica, Vol.48, pp. 219-236, 1994.
Zh. I. Reznikova and B. Ya. Ryabko, 1993 Ants aptitude for the transmission of information on the number of objects.
In: Sensory systems of Arthropods.K.Wiese et al (eds.)Birkhauser Verlag Basel.1993, 634-639.
N.M.Bugrova and Zh.I. Reznikova, 1990. The state of Formica polyctena Foerst.(Hymenoptera,Formicidae) population in recreation forests.
Memorabilia Zoologica, Vol. 44, 1990, pp. 173-175
Zh. I. Reznikova and B.Ya. Ryabko, 1990. Information Theory approach to communication in ants. In: Sensory systems and communication in Arthropods.
Advances in Life Science, Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, pp. 305-307
Zh. I. Reznikova, Interspecific communication between ants.
Behaviour, Vol. 80, 1982, pp. 84-95
I.V. Stebaev and Zh.I. Reznikova, 1972. Two interaction types of ants living in steppe ecosystems in South Siberia.
Ecologia Polska, Vol.20, 1972, pp. 103-109