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Swarm Intelligence From Natural to Artificial Systems

By: Eric Bonabeau, Marco Dorigo and Guy Theraulaz
307 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
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Provides a detailed look at models of social insect behaviour and how these can be applied in the design of complex systems, drawing upon a complementary blend of biology and computer science, including artificial intelligence, robotics, operations research, informationdisplay, and computer graphics.

Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Ant Foraging Behavior, Combinatorial Optimization, and Routing in Communications Networks; 3. Division of Labor and Task Allocation; 4. Cemetery Organization, Brood Sorting, Data Analysis, and Graph Partitioning; 5. Self-Organization and Templates: Application to Data Analysis and Graph Partitioning; 6. Nest Building and Self-Assembling; 7. Cooperative Transport by Insects and Robots; 8. Epilogue

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By: Eric Bonabeau, Marco Dorigo and Guy Theraulaz
307 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
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