Social insect colony as a biological regulatory system: modelling information flow in dominance networks

  title={Social insect colony as a biological regulatory system: modelling information flow in dominance networks},
  author={Anjan K. Nandi and Annagiri Sumana and Kunal Bhattacharya},
  journal={Journal of The Royal Society Interface},
Social insects provide an excellent platform to investigate flow of information in regulatory systems since their successful social organization is essentially achieved by effective information transfer through complex connectivity patterns among the colony members. Network representation of such behavioural interactions offers a powerful tool for structural as well as dynamical analysis of the underlying regulatory systems. In this paper, we focus on the dominance interaction networks in the… 

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