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Frog Mating Calls Inspire New Algorithms For Wireless Networks
2012-07-17 14:38:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists inspired by the behavioralistic calls of male Japanese tree frogs have developed a new algorithm that assigns colors to network nodes -- a process that could have broad implications for the development of efficient wireless networks. More particularly, the inspiration comes from the fact that these tree frogs have learnt not to use their calls at the same time so that the females can distinguish between them. The males...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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