Scents of self : The expression component of self / non-self recognition systems

@inproceedings{Tsutsui2004ScentsOS,
  title={Scents of self : The expression component of self / non-self recognition systems},
  author={Neil D Tsutsui},
  year={2004}
}
The ability to distinguish self from non-self is one of the fundamental organizing principles of life on Earth. Such recognition systems permit the unification of distinct elements into cohesive social groups, from multicellular organisms to colonial “superorganisms”. Although the phenomenon of self/non-self recognition has been studied extensively, recent advances have provided fascinating glimpses into the inner workings of recognition systems, and have illuminated some of the extreme forms… CONTINUE READING