Flights of Fancy: How birds (and bird-watchers) compute the behavior of a flock on the wing

See on Scoop.itBiobit: Computational Neuroscience & Biocomputation

Nima Dehghani‘s insight:

This simulation follows GPS-equipped pigeons to find who moves first and who follows.

http://bcove.me/emjaquul

 

The original paper:

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/07/17/1305552110

 

and commentary on it in Science:

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/07/minions-on-the-ground-may-be-lea.html

See on www.americanscientist.org

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