• 1048a Parkstead House, Whitelands

20052020

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Research interests

My main research interests are in the areas of self-organization in biological systems, collective animal behaviour and collective intelligence in group-living animals.

I focus in particular on problems of coordination of collective motion in animal groups (such as flocking and schooling phenomena) and in the collective formation of spatial structures (e.g. nest building in social insects).

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Research Output

  • 29 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Other chapter contribution

The effect of nest topology on spatial organization and recruitment in the red ant Myrmica rubra

Vaes, O., Perna, A. & Detrain, C., 2020, In : Die Naturwissenschaften.

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Energetic equivalence underpins the size structure of tree and phytoplankton communities

Perkins, D., Perna, A. & Yvon-Durocher, G., 16 Jan 2019, In : Nature Communications.

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Exploring the relationship between flapping behaviour and accelerometer signal during ascending flight, and a new approach to calibration

Van Walsum, T. A., Perna, A., Bishop, C. M., Murn, C. P., Collins, P. M., Wilson, R. P. & Halsey, L., 2 Feb 2019, In : Ibis: International journal of avian science.

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Regression dilution in energy management patterns

Halsey, L. & Perna, A., 27 Mar 2019, In : JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY.

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Weber's law based perception and the stability of animal groups

Perna, A., Facchini, G. & Deneubourg, L., 15 May 2019, In : JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE. 16, 154

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