Hi there,
using Grasshopper in Rhino 5, I made a little script to simulate the behaviour of an "ant colony" moving in a certain boundary. It is possible to switch between completely uncoordinated, random movement and completely coordinated swarm movement (as observed in fish swarms)
Have fun watching :D

In the next Step I want to add an environment of "food sources" and "predators"... hope to find the time soon

references:
"swarm intelligence - introduction and applications" by Christian Blum, Daniel Merkle
grasshopper3d.com
special thanks to Yannis Chatzikonstantinou for the awesome Hoopsnake plug-in

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