Spatio-temporal correlations in models of collective motion ruled by different dynamical laws

  title={Spatio-temporal correlations in models of collective motion ruled by different dynamical laws},
  author={Andrea Cavagna and Daniel M. Conti and Irene Giardina and Tom{\'a}s S. Grigera and Stefania Melillo and Massimiliano Viale},
  journal={Physical Biology},
Information transfer is an essential factor in determining the robustness of biological systems with distributed control. The most direct way to study the mechanisms ruling information transfer is to experimentally observe the propagation across the system of a signal triggered by some perturbation. However, this method may be inefficient for experiments in the field, as the possibilities to perturb the system are limited and empirical observations must rely on natural events. An alternative… 

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