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Towards energy optimization: Emergent task allocation in a swarm of foraging robots (2007)
Journal Article
Lihua Dou, , Jin Sa, , Wenguo Liu, , Wenguo Liu, W., Winfield, A. F., Jin Sa, J., …Lihua Dou, L. (2007). Towards energy optimization: Emergent task allocation in a swarm of foraging robots. Adaptive Behavior, 15(3), 289-305. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059712307082088

This article presents a simple adaptation mechanism to automatically adjust the ratio of foragers to resters (division of labor) in a swarm of foraging robots and hence maximize the net energy income to the swarm. Three adaptation rules are introduce... Read More about Towards energy optimization: Emergent task allocation in a swarm of foraging robots.

From uncertainty to risk?: Scientific and news media portrayals of nanoparticle safety (2007)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., Allan, S., Anderson, A., & Petersen, A. (2007). From uncertainty to risk?: Scientific and news media portrayals of nanoparticle safety. Health, Risk and Society, 9(2), 145-157. https://doi.org/10.1080/13698570701306823

This article examines how nanotechnology has been portrayed in the British newspaper press over an extended period (from April 1, 2003 to July 1, 2006) and the views of scientists involved in nanotechnology research and journalists who wrote news sto... Read More about From uncertainty to risk?: Scientific and news media portrayals of nanoparticle safety.