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Jaw Dropping Algorithms That Allow Social Behavior to Thrive

How do bees know how to build their hives? Insects have a wide variety of fascinating social behaviors. Where do they come from? Robert J. Marks and Eric Cassell, author of Animal Algorithms, discuss the origins of these mysterious instincts and how AI research has learned a great deal from nature.

Show Notes

  • 00:39 | Introducing Eric Cassell
  • 01:01 | Insect Social Behavior
  • 04:33 | Super Organism
  • 10:53 | Follow a Pheromone Path
  • 15:02 | Swarm Intelligence
  • 19:52 | Orphan Genes

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Jaw Dropping Algorithms That Allow Social Behavior to Thrive