In ant societies, numerous interactions between individuals based on local information and coupled with amplifying processes lead to the emergence of efficient collective structures ( network of foraging trails, nest building,...). We aim at identifying those individual decision rules as well as the genetic and physiological mechanisms that underly collective patterns in ant societies.
caste, communication, collective decision, gregarious insects, social insects, modelling, animal societies
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created:2011-12-14 14:18:59 UTC, source:cref