Dumb Greedy Worms
- 25 Agents Reveal Lil' Bob
- 10 Agents Reveal Lil' Bob
- 5 Agents Reveal Lil' Bob
- 5 Agents Reveal Lil' Bob in a different environment
- 5 Agents Reveal Mohamed
- 5 Agents Reveal Mohamed in a different environment
- 5 Agents Reveal Warren
- 5 Agents Reveal Jesus Collage
Exhaustive search could proceed linearly and be completed at 300 iterations. This is shown, in each case, by the red line.
Greedy worms, as defined by this algorithm. initially search much better. The mpg's stop whem over 99% of Warren is exposed.
Worms change sizes in accordance to location. How doe we search without "looking under the lampost"?
- Animation of how ants use pheromone to get food back to their nest. Click on the animation to drop food. Click Pheromone to see the pheremione stregth. Add ants by ckicking of the lowe rleft. Be prepared to spend your day watching.
- National Geographic article on swarm intelligence.
- Swarming on the Battlefield (Google books)
- Swarm Intelligence in Business Harvard Business Review