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Fisher, Len

The perfect swarm : the science of complexity in everyday life / Len Fisher - New York : Basic Books, 2009 - xx, 260 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

9780465018840 (alk. paper) 046501884X (alk. paper)

2009031018

GBA996639 bnb

015385199 Uk


Swarm intelligence--Social aspects
Group decision making.
Group problem solving.
Social groups--Psychological aspects.

HM 746 / .F57 2009

302.3
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