Computing with Crabs
Published 02 Feb 2013. Tags: animals, computer-science.
Soldier crabs Mictyris guinotae exhibit pronounced swarming behaviour. The swarms of the crabs tolerant of perturbations. In computer models and laboratory experiments we demonstrate that swarms of soldier crabs can implement logical gates when placed in a geometrically constrained environment.
Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Yuta Nishiyama, Andrew Adamatzky (2012). “Robust Soldier Crab Ball Gate”.