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Smart Swarms of Bacteria Inspire Robotics Researchers, Tel Aviv University Study


11/18/2011 7:19:45 AM

Much to humans' chagrin, bacteria have superior survival skills. Their decision-making processes and collective behaviors allow them to thrive and even spread efficiently in difficult environments. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a computational model that better explains how bacteria move in a swarm — and this model can be applied to man-made technologies, including computers, artificial intelligence, and robotics.


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