Chris Reid

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20112018
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Research Output 2011 2018

  • 230 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 13 Article
  • 2 Review article
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2018

Route selection but not trail clearing are influenced by detour length in the Australian meat ants

Luo, D., Reid, C. R., Makinson, J. C., Beekman, M. & Latty, T. 8 Oct 2018 In : Insectes Sociaux. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lawns and turf
meat
ant
Formicidae
travel

Social and private information influence the decision making of Australian meat ants (Iridomyrmex purpureus)

Middleton, E. J. T., Reid, C. R., Mann, R. P. & Latty, T. Nov 2018 In : Insectes Sociaux. 65, 4, p. 649–656 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iridomyrmex purpureus
meat
ant
decision making
Formicidae
2017

Clarity of objectives and working principles enhances the success of biomimetic programs

Wolff, J. O., Wells, D., Reid, C. R. & Blamires, S. J. 22 Sep 2017 In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 12, 5, 11 p., 051001

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomimetics
Engineers
Spiders
Lizards
Silk

Hänsel, Gretel and the slime mould - how an external spatial memory AIDS navigation in complex environments

Smith-Ferguson, J., Reid, C. R., Latty, T. & Beekman, M. 21 Sep 2017 In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 50, 41, p. 1-11 11 p., 414003

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
navigation
organisms
Navigation
Data storage equipment

Network growth models: a behavioural basis for attachment proportional to fitness

Bell, M., Perera, S., Piraveenan, M., Bliemer, M., Latty, T. & Reid, C. 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 11 p., 42431

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Fitness
Growth model
Node
Numerical methods
Analytical methods
2016

Decision-making without a brain: How an amoeboid organism solves the two-armed bandit

Reid, C. R., MacDonald, H., Mann, R. P., Marshall, J. A. R., Latty, T. & Garnier, S. 1 Jun 2016 In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 13, 119, p. 1-8 8 p., 20160030

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brain
Decision Making
Decision making
Reward
Physarum polycephalum
2015

Army ants dynamically adjust living bridges in response to a costbenefit trade-off

Reid, C. R., Lutz, M. J., Powell, S., Kao, A. B., Couzin, I. D. & Garnier, S. 8 Dec 2015 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 49, p. 15113-15118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ants
Costs and Cost Analysis
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Insects
2013

Amoeboid organism uses extracellular secretions to make smart foraging decisions

Reid, C. R., Beekman, M., Latty, T. & Dussutour, A. Jul 2013 In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 4, p. 812-818 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secretion
foraging
slime mould
organisms
avoidance behavior

Solving the Towers of Hanoi - How an amoeboid organism efficiently constructs transport networks

Reid, C. R. & Beekman, M. May 2013 In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, 9, p. 1546-1551 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physarum polycephalum
slime mould
ant
Ants
organisms
2012

A mathematical model of foraging in a dynamic environment by trail-laying Argentine ants

Ramsch, K., Reid, C. R., Beekman, M. & Middendorf, M. 7 Aug 2012 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 306, p. 32-45 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linepithema humile
Ants
Foraging
Dynamic Environment
Formicidae

Making a trail: Informed Argentine ants lead colony to the best food by U-turning coupled with enhanced pheromone laying

Reid, C. R., Latty, T. & Beekman, M. Dec 2012 In : Animal Behaviour. 84, 6, p. 1579-1587 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linepithema humile
pheromone
pheromones
ant
Formicidae

Slime mold uses an externalized spatial "memory" to navigate in complex environments

Reid, C. R., Latty, T., Dussutour, A. & Beekman, M. 23 Oct 2012 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 43, p. 17490-17494 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fungi
Aptitude
Physarum polycephalum
Brain
Robotics
2011

Optimisation in a natural system: Argentine ants solve the Towers of Hanoi

Reid, C. R., Sumpter, D. J. T. & Beekman, M. Jan 2011 In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 214, 1, p. 50-58 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linepithema humile
Ants
ant
Formicidae
system optimization