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24 Sep 2009

Group meeting with Noam Miller: Quantitative analysis of zebrafish schooling

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On October 1st, Noam Miller from the Department of Psychology of University of Toronto at Mississauga will join us for our group meeting (Guyo Hall, room 301). He will show us his work on the quantitative analysis of zebrafish schooling. Hereafter are references to one of its article. 
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24 Sep 2009

Collective Motion and Decision-Making in Animal Groups

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By accessing social cues individuals, who may themselves be limited in sensory range and cognitive capacity, can access higher-order computational capabilities. We have previously shown, in a paper in Nature, how directional information can be effectively disseminated within groups, facilitating both ad-hoc leadership and consensus decision-making even in the absence of signaling or individual recognition. […]


22 Sep 2009

Roman Stocker lecture at EEB seminar

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Professor Roman Stocker from the Environmental Microfluidics Group at MIT will be our first lecturer this year at EEB seminar series. His talk, “Life in a drop of ocean: The physical ecology of marine microbes”, will hold at 10 Guyot Hall on Thursday September 24th 2009 at 12.30 pm.
Research in Professor Stocker’s group focuses on […]