swarm intelligence

noun

the collective behaviour of a group of animals, esp social insects such as ants, bees, and termites, that are each following very basic rules
an artificial-intelligence approach to problem solving using algorithms based on the self-organized collective behaviour of social insects

Nearby words

  1. sward,
  2. sware,
  3. swarf,
  4. swarm,
  5. swarm cell,
  6. swart,
  7. swarth,
  8. swarthout,
  9. swarthy,
  10. swartkrans ape-man

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