Differentiating swarming models by mimicking a frustrated anti-Ferromagnet

  title={Differentiating swarming models by mimicking a frustrated anti-Ferromagnet},
  author={Daniel J. G. Pearce and Matthew S. Turner},
Self propelled particle (SPP) models are often compared with animal swarms. However, the collective behaviour observed in experiments usually leaves considerable unconstrained freedom in the structure of these models. To tackle this degeneracy, and better distinguish between candidate models, we study swarms of SPPs circulating in channels (like spins) where we permit information to pass through windows between neighbouring channels. Co-alignment between particles then couples the channels… 
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