This robots swarm take ispiration from the behaviour of honey bees swarm.
When hunting honey bees choose a new location, the collective choice they make is the result of simple interaction between the swarm members.
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Can we consider individual ants as analogous to individual neurons?
Deborah Gordon, a biologist at Stanford University, has identified striking similarities in how ant colonies, brains, cells and computer networks regulate themselves. She says:
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Swarm Intelligence is contributing to improve our robotics systems, creating new ways to help humans in high risk operations.
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Since ancient times men have always imitated nature for their artifacts, Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) was a keen observer of the anatomy and flight of birds, and made numerous notes and sketches on his observations as well as sketches of “flying machines”.
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It comes defined “MURMURATION” a Starling flock. This term describes the rustle caused by thousands of wings that move in unison as if they would be words whispered. Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family Sturnidae. More…
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About ten years ago many Telephone companies faced the problems of congested telecom network. To solve the problems researchers from Hewlett-Packard’s laboratories in Bristol, England, developed a computer program based on ant-foraging principles that routes such calls efficiently.
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