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Mate Nagy

I'm a Royal Society Newton International Fellow at the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

Publications (All)

  • M. Nagy, G. Vásárhelyi, B. Pettit, I. Roberts-Mariani, T. Vicsek, D. Biro Context-dependent hierarchies in pigeons, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110(32), 13049-54 (2013).
  • M. Nagy, Zs. Ákos, D. Biro, T. Vicsek Hierarchical group dynamics in pigeon flocks, Nature 464, 890-893 (2010).
  • Zs. Ákos, M. Nagy, T. Vicsek Comparing bird and human soaring strategies, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105(11), 4139-43 (2008).
  • A. Flack, Z. Akos, M. Nagy, T. Vicsek, D. Biro Robustness of flight leadership relations in pigeons, Animal Behaviour, (2013).
  • L. Gerencsér, G. Vásárhelyi, M. Nagy, Á. Miklósi, and T. Vicsek Identification of behaviour in freely moving dogs (Canis familiaris) using inertial sensors, PLOS ONE (in print, 2013)
  • M. Nagy, I. Daruka, T. Vicsek New aspects of the continuous phase transition in the scalar noise model (SNM) of collective motion, Physica A 373, 445-454 (2007).
  • N. Tarcai, Cs. Virágh, D. Ábel, M. Nagy, P. L. Várkonyi, G. Vásárhelyi, T. Vicsek Patterns, transitions and the role of leaders in the collective dynamics of a simple robotic flock, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 5, p04010 (2011).
  • Zs. Ákos, M. Nagy, S. Leven, T. Vicsek Thermal soaring flight of birds and unmanned aerial vehicles, Bioinspiration & Biomimetic 5, (2010).
  • P. Szabó, M. Nagy, T. Vicsek Transitions in a self-propelled-particles model with coupling of accelerations, Phys. Rev. E 79, 021908 (2009).
  • B. Gönci, M. Nagy, T. Vicsek Phase transition in the scalar noise model of collective motion in three dimensions, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 157, 53-59 (2008).


Contact Details

Mate Nagy
Department of Zoology
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PS

email: mate.nagy[[at]]