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Deborah Gordon, Stanford University. 25th Lawrence R. Blinks Memorial Lecture: The Ecology of Collective Behavior

January 17, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Boat Works Lecture Hall, Hopkins Marine Station

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

25th Lawrence R. Blinks Memorial Lecture

Title: The Ecology of Collective Behavior

Dr. Deborah Gordon, Stanford University

Collective behavior takes many forms, such as emergence, self-organization, superorganism, quorum sensing, artificial intelligence, and dynamical networks.

We use ant colonies to investigate systems that operate without central control, and explore analogies with other systems, such as the internet, the immune system, and the brain.

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