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Emergent Spirograph-like Patterns from Artificial Swarming

Vanualailai, Jito (2014) Emergent Spirograph-like Patterns from Artificial Swarming. [Conference Proceedings]

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    Computer simulations of a nonlinear planar system of first-order ODEs which we developed from a simple assumption that biological swarming is an outcome of aggregative behavior of the individuals in the swarm showed a surprising and novel outcome; the emergence of uniquely structured patterns that are intriguingly intricate, exquisite, symmetrical and regular. Some patterns look like flowers; others look like Spirograph curves and Guilloché patterns but with more intricate variations. Unlike Spirograph curves though, the swarm-induced patterns cannot be reproduced by any closed-form formula or by another pattern subjected to some resizing, translation, rotation and/or reflection.

    Item Type: Conference Proceedings
    Additional Information: Available online at \url
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
    Q Science > Q Science (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Jito Vanualailai
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2015 16:49
    Last Modified: 21 Sep 2016 12:31

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