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The perfect swarm
Len Fisher

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The perfect swarm
the science of complexity in everyday life
Len Fisher.

Published 2009 by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The emergence of swarm intelligence
The locusts and the bees
Ant logic
A force in a crowd
Group intelligence: the majority or the average?
Consensus: a foolish consistency
Crazes, contagion, and communication: the science of networks
Decision rules ok?
Searching for patterns: imagination and reality
Simple rules for complex situations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
302.3
Library of Congress
HM746 .F57 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23655108M
Internet Archive
perfectswarmscie00fish
ISBN 13
9780465018840
LC Control Number
2009031018
Library Thing
9207227
Goodreads
7193520

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