The Synthetic Littermate

  • Stuart P. Wilson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8064)

Abstract

I suggest how a new type of biohybrid society – a huddle of neonatal rat pups comprising biological and synthetic litttermates – could be used to model the interaction between self-organisation at the neural level and self-organisation at the level of group behaviours.

Keywords

biohybrid systems mixed societies self-organisation thermoregulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart P. Wilson
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  1. 1.University of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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