Departamento de Modelación Matemática de Sistemas Sociales

Dr. Gabriel Ramos Fernández


Farrera, A., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2022). Collective rhythm as an emergent property during human social coordination, Frontiers in Psychology, v.12. 14 p.

Bonilla-Moheno M., Rangel-Rivera C.E., Garcia-Frapolli E., Ríos-Beltrán F.L., Espadas-Manrique C., Aureli F., Ayala-Orozco B., Ramos-Fernández G. (2021) Changes in the socio-ecological system of a protected area in the Yucatán peninsula: a case study on land use, vegetation cover, and household management strategies. Land 10:1147 :1147 doi: 10.3390/land10111147

Kavanagh E., Street, S.E. [and 63 others, including Ramos-Fernández G.] (2021). Dominance style is a key predictor of vocal use and evolution across nonhuman primates. Royal Society Open Science 8: 210873. doi: 10.1098/rsos.210873 

Janmaat K.R.L., de Guinea M., Collet J., Byrne R.W., Robira B., van Loon E., Jang H., Biro D., Ramos-Fernández G., Ross C., Presotto A., Allritz M., Alavi S., Van Belle S. (2021). Comparing primate cognition through the analyses of natural travel paths. iScience 24(4):102343. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.102343 

Spaan, D., Ramos-Fernández, G., Bonilla-Moheno, M., Schaffner, C. M., & Aureli, F. (2021). The impact of the establishment of Otoch Ma’ax betel Kooh protected area (Yucatán, Mexico) on populations of two Neotropical primates. Parks 27:35. doi: 10.2305/ IUCN.CH.2021.PARKS-27-1DS.e 

Hutschenreiter A., Ramos-Fernández G., Aureli F. (2021). Line-transect versus pointtransect sampling: The effects of survey area and survey effort on method efficiency for Geoffroy’s spider monkeys. Wildlife Research published online. doi: 10.1071/wr20188

Gonzalez Grandon X., Falcón-Cortés A. y Ramos-Fernández G. (2021). Proprioception in action: a matter of ecological and social interaction. Frontiers in Psychology 11: 3372. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.569403

García-Jácome L.G., García-Frapolli E., Bonilla-Moheno M., Rangel-Rivera C.E., Benítez M., Ramos-Fernández G. (2020). Multiple Resource Use Strategies and Resilience of a Socio-Ecosystem in a Natural Protected Area in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Frontiers in in Sustainable Food Systems 4:522657. doi:10.3389/fsufs.2020.522657

Ramos-Fernández G., Smith Aguilar S.E., Krakauer D.C., Flack J.C. (2020). Collective computation in animal fission-fusion dynamics. Frontiers in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence 7(90):1-15. doi:10.3389/frobt.2020.00090.

Ramos‐Fernández, G. (2020). Complejidad e incertidumbre: los científicos y la toma de decisiones. Revista de La Universidad de México, (857), 128–132. Retrieved from

Reséndiz-Benhumea, G. M., Froese, T., Ramos-Fernández, G., & Smith-
Aguilar, S. E. (2019). Applying social network analysis to agent-based models: A case study of task allocation in swarm robotics inspired by ant foraging behavior. In Artificial Life Conference Proceedings (pp. 616-623). One Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 02142-1209 USA journals-info@ mit. edu: MIT Press.

Falcón-Cortés, A., Boyer, D., Ramos-Fernández, G., Palacios-Romo, T. M., Castellanos, F., & Ramos-Fernandez, G. (2019). Collective learning from individual experiences and information transfer during group foraging. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 149(151), 121–133.

Spaan, D., Ramos-Fernández, G., Schaffner, C. M., Smith-Aguilar, S. E., Pinacho-Guendulain, B., & Aureli, F. (2019). Standardizing methods to estimate population density: an example based on habituated and unhabituated spider monkeys. Biodiversity and Conservation, 28(4), 847–862.

Smith-Aguilar, S. E., Aureli, F., Busia, L., Schaffner, C., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2019). Using multiplex networks to capture the multidimensional nature of social structure. Primates, 60(3), 277–295.

Palacios-Romo, T. M., Castellanos, F., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2019). Uncovering the decision rules behind collective foraging in spider monkeys. Animal Behaviour, 149, 121–133.

Ramos-Fernández, G., & Wallace, R. B. (2008). Spider monkey conservation in the twenty-first century: recognizing risks and opportunities. Spider Monkeys: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of the Genus Ateles, 351–376.

Ramos-Fernández, G., Frapolli, E., Aureli, F., Bonilla Moheno, M., Schaffner, C., & G Vick, L. (2011). El vínculo entre investigación y conservación del mono araña en Punta Laguna, Yucatán. En:  La conservación de los primates de México. Consejo Veracruzano de Investigación Científica y Desarrollo Tecnológico. 108-124 p.

Ramos-Fernández, G. (2008). Communication in spider monkeys: the function and mechanisms underlying the use of the whinny. In C. J. Campbell (Ed.), Spider Monkeys (pp. 220–235). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Garcia-Frapolli, E., Bonilla-Moheno, M., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2013). Community conservation in Punta Laguna: A case of adaptive ecotourism management. In Community Action for Conservation: Mexican Experiences (pp. 101–113). New York, NY: Springer New York.

Ramos-Fernández, G. (2005). Vocal communication in a fission-fusion society: Do spider monkeys stay in touch with close associates? International Journal of Primatology, 26(5), 1077–1092.

Ramos-Fernández, G., Mateos, J. L., Miramontes, O., Cocho, G., Larralde, H., & Ayala-Orozco, B. (2004). Lévy walk patterns in the foraging movements of spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 55(3), 223–230.

Aureli, F., Schaffner, C. M., Verpooten, J., Slater, K., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2006). Raiding parties of male spider monkeys: Insights into human warfare? American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 131(4), 486–497.

Boyer, D., Ramos-Fernández, G., Miramontes, O., Mateos, J. L., Cocho, G., Larralde, H., … Rojas, F. (2006). Scale-free foraging by primates emerges from their interaction with a complex environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1595), 1743–1750.

Ramos-Fernández, G., Boyer, D., & Gómez, V. P. (2006). A complex social structure with fission-fusion properties can emerge from a simple foraging model. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 60(4), 536–549.

García-Frapolli, E., Ayala-Orozco, B., Bonilla-Moheno, M., Espadas-Manrique, C., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2007). Biodiversity conservation, traditional agriculture and ecotourism: Land cover/land use change projections for a natural protected area in the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Landscape and Urban Planning, 83(2–3), 137–153.

Aureli, F., Schaffner, C. M., Boesch, C., Bearder, S. K., Call, J., Chapman, C. A., … Schaik, C. P. van. (2008). Fission‐Fusion Dynamics. Current Anthropology, 49(4), 627–654.

García-Frapolli, E., Ramos-Fernández, G., Galicia, E., & Serrano, A. (2009). The complex reality of biodiversity conservation through Natural Protected Area policy: Three cases from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Land Use Policy, 26(3), 715–722.

Ramos-Fernández, G., Boyer, D., Aureli, F., & Vick, L. G. (2009). Association networks in spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63(7), 999–1013.

Brent, L. J. N., Lehmann, J., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2011). Social network analysis in the study of nonhuman primates: A historical perspective. American Journal of Primatology. August.

Ramos-Fernández, G., Pinacho-Guendulain, B., Miranda-Pérez, A., & Boyer, D. (2011). No Evidence of Coordination Between Different Subgroups in the Fission-Fusion Society of Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi). International Journal of Primatology, 32(6), 1367–1382.

Ramos-Fernández, G., & Morales, J. M. (2014). Unraveling fission-fusion dynamics: How subgroup properties and dyadic interactions influence individual decisions. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 68(8), 1225–1235.

Ramos-Fernández, G., & Boyer, D. (2014, July 1). Complex behavior can also emerge from simple linear interactions: Comment on Bradbury and Vehrencamp. Behavioral Ecology. Oxford University Press.

Ramos-Fernandez, G., King, A. J., Beehner, J. C., Bergman, T. J., Crofoot, M. C., Di Fiore, A., … Boyer, D. (2018). Quantifying uncertainty due to fission–fusion dynamics as a component of social complexity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1879), 20180532.

Puts, D. A., Hill, A. K., Bailey, D. H., Walker, R. S., Rendall, D., Wheatley, J. R., … Ramos-Fernandez, G. (2016). Sexual selection on male vocal fundamental frequency in humans and other anthropoids. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283(1829), 20152830.

Villaseñor, E., Bolland, L. P., & Fernández, G. R. (2018). Capacities for developing adaptive management strategies: the case of the Calakmul municipality. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 0568, 1–18.

Galán-Acedo, C., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Estrada, A., & Ramos-Fernández, G. (2018). Drivers of the spatial scale that best predict primate responses to landscape structure. Ecography.

Calixto-Pérez, E., Alarcón-Guerrero, J., Ramos-Fernández, G., Dias, P. A. D., Rangel-Negrín, A., Améndola-Pimenta, M., … Martínez-Meyer, E. (2018). Integrating expert knowledge and ecological niche models to estimate Mexican primates’ distribution. Primates, (Rapoport 1982), 1–17.

Ramos‐Fernández, G., Aureli, F., Schaffner, C. M., & Vick, L. G. (n.d.). Ecología, comportamiento y conservación de los monos araña (Ateles geoffroyi): 20 años de estudio. La Primatología En Latinoamérica 2 / A Primatologia Na America Latina 2, (2018).

Aguilar-Melo, A. R., Calmé, S., Smith-Aguilar, S. E., & Ramos-Fernandez, G. (2018). Fission-fusion dynamics as a temporally and spatially flexible behavioral strategy in spider monkeys. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

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