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Science, Vol. 361, Issue 6403, pp. 672-677, (2018)
- Supplementary Movies
Ant (yellow-orange) performing reversal behavior when faced with heavy traffic in tunnel
Cellular automata simulation of ants with Active protocol (equal workload) vs. Lorenz protocol (unequal workload)
Robotic ant following guide line excavating magnetically adhesive granular media
Robotic ants encountering a jam while excavating magnetically adhesive granular media
Comparison of Active (top), Reversal (middle) and Lorenz (bottom) protocols in robotic ant experiments 15x Speed
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