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An incredible a part of the technology of complexity is the examine of emergent homes coming up via dynamical strategies, in quite a few usual and synthetic structures. This ebook provides multidisciplinary ways for growing and modeling representations of complicated structures, and a number of equipment for extracting emergent constructions. delivering bio-complexity examples, the assurance extends to self association, synchronization, balance and robustness. The members comprise researchers in physics, engineering, biology and chemistry.

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Each boid is modeled by a vertex in the dynamic graph. When a boid enters in the field of view of another this creates an interaction (boids reacting to others in their field of view) and therefore an edge in the graph. Figures 15 and 16 show both the boids simulation and the corresponding colored dynamic graph. On Figure 16 boids group formed, and the graph shows the corresponding clusters, detected by AntCO2 as shown by colors. We compared AntCO2 with two other distribution strategies: random and grid.

So, in addition to the classical collaborative nature of ant colonies we have added a competition aspect to the method. In fact, this reflects exactly the trade-off previously discussed about dynamic load-balancing. On the one hand, the collaborative aspect of ants allows the minimization of communications by gathering into clusters elements that communicate a lot, while, on the other hand, the competition aspect of colored ants allows the balancing of the load between computing resources. The technical issues about the management of ants, colors and pheromones are described in detail in the next sections.

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