By Nathalie Japkowicz, Stan Matwin
This ebook constitutes the court cases of the seventeenth foreign convention on Discovery technological know-how, DS 2015, held in banff, AB, Canada in October 2015. The sixteen lengthy and 12 brief papers presendted including four invited talks during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from forty four submissions.
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2 Background In this section, we present relevant background information on the characteristics of midges and swarms of midges and a summary of previous research on observing and simulating swarms of midges. Midges and Swarms: Chironomidae is a family in the order Diptera (true flies). Chiro‐ nomids are small (less than 2 cm long ) and relatively ubiquitous. Male chironomids form mating swarms. A typical swarm is an aggregation of males “dancing” back and forth in a certain location . Swarms tend to form in certain preferred locations, often based on visual cues or air currents [4, 7].