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Old 12-18-2010, 06:48 PM   #1
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Default Problem-Solving Ants

"Researchers from the University of Sydney have shown that the ant is not only capable of solving difficult mathematical problems, but is even able to do what few computer algorithms can: adapt the optimal solution to fit a changing problem.These findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, deepen our understanding of how even simple animals can overcome complex and dynamic problems in nature, and will help computer scientists develop even better software to solve logistical problems and maximize efficiency in many human industries."

For the rest of the story, see Problem-solving ants inspire next generation of algorithms | KurzweilAI
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Old 12-19-2010, 08:25 PM   #2
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and the little ants shall lead us.............

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