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Collective Motion of Living Organisms (E)
Julian Maisch


In this topic, an overview of the emergence of collective motion in populations of living organisms is provided. In particular, different collective phenomena, e.g. in animal flocks and bacterial swarms, their spatio-temporal dynamics, the interactions which generate them and their response to external perturbations, are discussed.


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