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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (14): 2357–2363.
Published: 15 July 2010
... to the difficulty of the task of maintaining a smooth, efficient movement. Yet, ants seem to fare well at this task. Do they really? And if so, how do such simple organisms succeed in maintaining a smooth traffic flow, when even humans experience trouble with this task? How does traffic in ants compare...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (4): 499–505.
Published: 15 February 2009
... the organization of traffic on these trails. Ants were forced to move on a narrow trail, allowing the passage of only two individuals at a time. In this condition, a desynchronization of inbound and outbound traffic was observed,involving the formation of alternating clusters of inbound and outbound ants. Most...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (15): 2903–2912.
Published: 01 August 2005
... to the nest. In this paper we examine the effect of bottlenecks on the temporal organization of ant flow. In our experiments ants had to cross a bridge to go from their nest to a food source. Two types of bridges were used:one with and one without bottlenecks. Traffic counts show that, in spite...
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