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The Resource The smart swarm : how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done, Peter Miller

The smart swarm : how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done, Peter Miller

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The smart swarm : how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done
Title
The smart swarm
Title remainder
how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done
Statement of responsibility
Peter Miller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on the examples of insect colonies and fish schools to demonstrate how ancient animal instincts surpass modern human developments in speed and productivity, revealing how numerous technological breakthroughs were inspired by natural organizations
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
156
Index
index present
LC call number
BF671
LC item number
.M555 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The smart swarm : how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done, Peter Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ants: who's in charge here? -- Honeybees : making smart decisions -- Termites : one thing leads to another -- Birds of a feather : secrets of flocks, schools, and herds -- Locusts : the dark sides of crowds -- Doing the right thing
Control code
ocn457151717
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 283 p.
Isbn
9781583333907
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009048619
System control number
(OCoLC)457151717
Label
The smart swarm : how understanding flocks, schools, and colonies can make us better at communicating, decision making, and getting things done, Peter Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ants: who's in charge here? -- Honeybees : making smart decisions -- Termites : one thing leads to another -- Birds of a feather : secrets of flocks, schools, and herds -- Locusts : the dark sides of crowds -- Doing the right thing
Control code
ocn457151717
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 283 p.
Isbn
9781583333907
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009048619
System control number
(OCoLC)457151717

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