The Ecology of Collective Behavior in Ants (2019)

Deborah M. Gordon AbstractNest choice in Temnothorax spp.; task allocation and the regulation of activity in Pheidole dentata, Pogonomyrmex barbatus, and Atta spp.; and trail networks in Monomorium pharaonis and Cephalotes goniodontus all provide examples of...

The Ecology of Collective Behavior (2014)

Deborah M. Gordon AbstractSimilar patterns of interaction, such as network motifs and feedback loops, are used in many natural collective processes, probably because they have evolved independently under similar pressures. Here I consider how three environmental...