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Using the Purposive Behavior of Honeybees as the Basis of an Experimental Search Engine

  • Reginald L. Walker
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 29)

7 Conclusion

The usefulness of emulating the foraging behavior of active honeybee colonies as Web explorers that are reactive, proactive, and robust was shown to be feasible. The foraging behavior of honeybees exhibit a pattern of behavior that is directed toward achieving a specific purpose: the maintaince of a dynamic environment map/localized view of hive’s ecosystem. The dynamic nature of Internet user traffic patterns provides ideal environmental conditions that result in stochastic information within WWW.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reginald L. Walker
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  1. 1.Tapicu, Inc.Los Angeles

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