An Agent-Based Behavioural Model of Monomorium Pharaonis Colonies

  • Duncan Jackson
  • Marian Gheorghe
  • Mike Holcombe
  • Francesco Bernardini
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2933)


In this study X-machines and hierarchical organized X-machines will be used to model different aspects of the behaviour of social insect communities. The model is organized as a community of complex agents showing similarities to networks of P systems.


Social Insect Social Insect Coloni Crop Content Temporal Polyethism Colony Behaviour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Duncan Jackson
    • 1
  • Marian Gheorghe
    • 1
  • Mike Holcombe
    • 1
  • Francesco Bernardini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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