Thomas, James and Giovanni co-organised a minisymposium on Collective Behaviour and Decision Making, at the 2017 Mathematical Models in Ecology and Evolution conference in London.
The speakers covered a diverse range of topics, from naming games to building the Matrix for fish. The full list of speakers and titles is as follows:
- Andrea Baronchelli (City University London) – The spontaneous emergence of conventions
- Andreagiovanni Reina (University of Sheffield) – A model of the best-of-N nest-site selection process in honeybees
- Arianna Bottinelli (Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics) – The breakdown of coordination and the emergence of dangerous collective motions in high-density crowds
- Colin Torney (University of Glasgow) – Cues and collective decision-making in migrating ungulates
- Renaud Bastien (University of Konstanz) – A simple model of collective behaviour driven by the visual field