From Microbiology to Microcontrollers: Robot Search Patterns Inspired by T Cell Movement

@inproceedings{Fricke2013FromMT,
  title={From Microbiology to Microcontrollers: Robot Search Patterns Inspired by T Cell Movement},
  author={G. Matthew Fricke and François Asperti-Boursin and Joshua P. Hecker and Judy L. Cannon and Melanie E. Moses},
  booktitle={ECAL},
  year={2013}
}
In order to trigger an adaptive immune response, T cells move through lymph nodes searching for dendritic cells that carry antigens indicative of infection. We observe T cell movement in lymph nodes and implement those movement patterns as a search strategy in a team of simulated robots. We find that the distribution of step-sizes taken by T cells are best described 
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