A simple model of pheromone diffusion by ants

Pierre Bommel

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This simple model presents an ant that moves randomly in a radius of 2 space units and deposits pheromones on the ground. The pheromone diffuses on the space and evaporates simultaneously.
This model illustrates how the principle of cellular automata is implemented in Cormas.

Simulation with standard ant Simulation with jumping ant
simple simulation jumping ant simulation
standard activity Jumping activity

From this model, 2 videos present how to use Executable Activity Diagrams:


  • You can download the model (Cormas 2017).
  • For more information, contact the author.



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