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Steering self-organisation through confinement

  title={Steering self-organisation through confinement},
  author={Nuno A. M. Ara'ujo and Liesbeth M C Janssen and Thomas Barois and Guido Boffetta and Itai Cohen and Alessandro Corbetta and Olivier Dauchot and Marjolein Dijkstra and William M. Durham and Audrey Dussutour and Simon Garnier and Hanneke Gelderblom and Ramin Golestanian and Lucio Isa and Gijsje Hendrika Koenderink and Hartmut Lowen and Ralf Metzler and Marco Polin and C. Patrick Royall and Andjela vSari'c and Anupam Sengupta and C{\'e}cile Sykes and V. Trianni and Idan Tuval and Nicolas Vogel and Julia M. Yeomans and Iker Zuriguel and Alvaro Marin and Giorgio Volpe},
Self-organisation is the spontaneous emergence of spatio-temporal structures and patterns from the interaction of smaller individual units. Examples are found across many scales in very different systems and scientific disciplines, from physics, materials science and robotics to biology, geophysics and astronomy. Recent research has highlighted how self-organisation can be both mediated and controlled by confinement. Confinement occurs through interactions with boundaries, and can function as… 
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