Independence and interdependence in the nest-site choice by honeybee swarms: Agent-based models, analytical approaches and pattern formation.

  • Tobias Galla
  • Published 2010 in Journal of theoretical biology

Abstract

In a recent paper List, Elsholtz and Seeley (List et al., 2009) have devised an agent-based model of the nest-choice dynamics in swarms of honeybees, and have concluded that both interdependence and independence are needed for the bees to reach a consensus on the best nest site. We here present a simplified version of the model which can be treated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.09.007

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