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Author Fisher, Len
Title The perfect swarm : the science of complexity in everyday life / Len Fisher
Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HM746 .F57 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020325965
Descript xx, 260 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The emergence of swarm intelligence -- The locusts and the bees -- Ant logic -- A force in a crowd -- Group intelligence : the majority or the average? -- Consensus : a foolish consistency? -- Crazes, contagion, and communication : the science of networks -- Decision rules ok? -- Searching for patterns : imagination and reality -- Simple rules for complex situations
Subject Swarm intelligence -- Social aspects
Group decision making
Group problem solving
Social groups -- Psychological aspects
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