Social insects inspire human design

C. Tate Holbrook, Rebecca M. Clark, Dani Moore, Rick P. Overson, Clint Penick, Adrian A. Smith

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Abstract

The international conference 'Social Biomimicry: Insect Societies and Human Design', hosted by Arizona State University, USA, 18-20 February 2010, explored how the collective behaviour and nest architecture of social insects can inspire innovative and effective solutions to human design challenges. It brought together biologists, designers, engineers, computer scientists, architects and businesspeople, with the dual aims of enriching biology and advancing biomimetic design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-433
Number of pages3
JournalBiology Letters
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 23 2010

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Keywords

  • Biomimetics
  • Biomimicry
  • Nest architecture
  • Social insects
  • Swarm intelligence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Holbrook, C. T., Clark, R. M., Moore, D., Overson, R. P., Penick, C., & Smith, A. A. (2010). Social insects inspire human design. Biology Letters, 6(4), 431-433. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2010.0270

Social insects inspire human design. / Holbrook, C. Tate; Clark, Rebecca M.; Moore, Dani; Overson, Rick P.; Penick, Clint; Smith, Adrian A.

In: Biology Letters, Vol. 6, No. 4, 23.08.2010, p. 431-433.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Holbrook, CT, Clark, RM, Moore, D, Overson, RP, Penick, C & Smith, AA 2010, 'Social insects inspire human design', Biology Letters, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 431-433. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2010.0270
Holbrook CT, Clark RM, Moore D, Overson RP, Penick C, Smith AA. Social insects inspire human design. Biology Letters. 2010 Aug 23;6(4):431-433. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2010.0270
Holbrook, C. Tate ; Clark, Rebecca M. ; Moore, Dani ; Overson, Rick P. ; Penick, Clint ; Smith, Adrian A. / Social insects inspire human design. In: Biology Letters. 2010 ; Vol. 6, No. 4. pp. 431-433.
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