Collective Behavior in Ant Colonies and Beyond
May 7, 2014
Collective behavior takes many forms, such as emergence, self-organization, superorganism, quorum sensing, artificial intelligence, and dynamical networks. Stanford University biologist Deborah Gordon will discuss her research on ant colonies to investigate systems that operate without central control.
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