Coordination in Distributed Building

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Science  04 Aug 1995:
Vol. 269, Issue 5224, pp. 686-688
DOI: 10.1126/science.269.5224.686


A formal model of distributed building is presented that was inspired by the observation of wasp colonies. Algorithms have been obtained that allow a swarm of simple agents, moving randomly on a three-dimensional cubic lattice, to build coherent structures.

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