Alexander Lorenzi

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The distribution of bifurcation angles found in ant foraging networks has been shown to give polarity to the networks so that nest-bound ants reaching a bifurcation can choose the appropriate direction. In this paper, we use an individual-based model to test the hypothesis that this distribution is an emergent property of a population of foraging ants(More)
  • A. Lorenzi, L. C. P. Silva Filho, J. L. Campagnolo
  • 2004
As widely known, concrete is an essential material in civil engineering. However, its properties can vary considerably, depending on the nature and proportions of its constituents, the construction methods applied to create it, and the loading and environmental conditions to which it will be subjected over time. Therefore, the development of control methods(More)
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