Nature • Vol/Iss. 467(7317) • Nature Publishing Group • • Published In • Pages: 801-804 •
Societies tend to change from simple forms of organization to more complex forms of organization in incremental steps, and decreases to adjacent, less hierarchical forms of organization are possible [The "unilinear" model] (802).
This model was ranked relative to the other five models of political organization according to their explanatory power.
|Maximum likelihood/Bayesian reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo||High support (Ranked 1st/6)||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|