Reading1: Self-organized shortcuts in the Argentine Ant, Naturwisenchaften, 76, 579-581, 1989 (pdf)
Reading2: Swarm Smarts, Bonabeau and Theralauz, Scientific American, 2000. (Paper pdf) [This is really fun and important overview paper, make sure you read this fully as well.]
Optional Extras: Some fun simulation movies to watch (based on Panait and Luke, AAMAS 2004 (pdf) using this simulation framework)
Review Assignment: Submit your review of Reading1 (Beckers et al) preferably MIDNIGHT BEFORE THIS CLASS.
(I read all the reviews in the morning before class) Before you write your review, make sure to read the guidelines on how to write a review.
For this assignment, you can submit via email to Radhika ( firstname.lastname@example.org
) with the subject title REVIEW.