Future robot swarms should copy lazy ants who let others do the work

时间:2019-02-28 06:04:03166网络整理admin

Grant Heilman Photography / Alamy Stock Photo Too many cooks spoil the broth, and the same goes for ants. A study into how ants cooperate has found that the optimum strategy is for most of them not to do any work. The findings may be useful for creating large swarms of robots. Ants create networks of narrow underground tunnels by excavating soil bit by bit as a team. To understand the strategies they use,