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Clustering of Active Walkers: Phase Transition from Local Interactions

  • Frank Schweitzer
  • Lutz Schimansky-Geier
Part of the Institute for Nonlinear Science book series (INLS)

Abstract

The emergence of complex behavior in a system consisting of interacting simple elements is among the most fascinating phenomena of our world. Examples of these emerging new features can be found in almost every field of today’s scientific interest, ranging from the behavior of social groups [1], to coherent pattern formation in physical and chemical systems [2], to the motion of swarms of animals in biology [3].

Keywords

Density Fluctuation Effective Diffusion Coefficient Local Potential Biological Motion Nonlinear Feedback 
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  • Frank Schweitzer
  • Lutz Schimansky-Geier

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