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Computational model of collective nest selection by ants with heterogeneous acceptance thresholds
Collective decision-making is a characteristic of societies ranging from ants to humans. The antTemnothorax albipennisis known to use quorum sensing to collectively decide on a new home emigration to a new nest site occurs ...
Adaptive collective foraging in groups with conflicting nutritional needs
Collective foraging, based on positive feedback and quorum responses, is believed to improve the foraging efficiency of animals. Nutritional models suggest that social information transfer increases the ability of foragers ...