Search for dissertations about: "collective animal behavior"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words collective animal behavior.

  1. 1. Modeling Collective Decision-Making in Animal Groups

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Mathematics

    Author : Boris Granovskiy; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; collective animal behavior; collective intelligence; swarm intelligence; wisdom of crowds; mathematical modeling; stochastic modeling; agent-based modeling; Markov chain models;

    Abstract : Many animal groups benefit from making decisions collectively. For example, colonies of many ant species are able to select the best possible nest to move into without every ant needing to visit each available nest site. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling collective movement and transport network formation in living systems

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Mathematics

    Author : Arianna Bottinelli; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; animal collective behaviour; transport networks; crowd dynamics; complex systems; ants; fish; Tillämpad matematik och statistik; Applied Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The emergence of collective patterns from repeated local interactions between individuals is a common feature to most living systems, spanning a variety of scales from cells to animals and humans. Subjects of this thesis are two aspects of emergent complexity in living systems: collective movement and transport network formation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human enhancement and technological uncertainty Essays on the promise and peril of emerging technology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karim Jebari; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay I explores brain machine interface (BMI) technologies. These make direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrical stimuli. This essay reviews the existing and emerging technologies in this field and offers an inquiry into the ethical problems that are likely to emerge. READ MORE