Termites (Perspective Demo)

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Uri_dolphin3 Uri Wilensky (Author)

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biology 

Tagged by Reuven M. Lerner over 6 years ago

Model group CCL | Visible to everyone | Changeable by group members (CCL)
Model was written in NetLogo 5.0.4 • Viewed 191 times • Downloaded 17 times • Run 0 times
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to setup
  clear-all
  set-default-shape turtles "bug"
  ;; randomly distribute wood chips
  ask patches
  [ if random-float 100 < density
      [ set pcolor yellow ] ]
  ;; randomly distribute termites
  create-turtles number [
    set color white
    setxy random-xcor random-ycor
    set size 5  ;; easier to see
  ]
end 

to go ;; turtle procedure
  search-for-chip
  find-new-pile
  put-down-chip
end 

to search-for-chip ; turtle procedure -- "picks up chip" by turning orange
  ifelse pcolor = yellow
    [ set pcolor black
      set color orange
      fd 20 ]
    [ wiggle
      search-for-chip ]
end 

to find-new-pile ; turtle procedure -- look for yellow patches
  if pcolor != yellow
  [ wiggle
    find-new-pile ]
end 

to put-down-chip ; turtle procedure -- finds empty spot & drops chip
  ifelse pcolor = black
  [ set pcolor yellow
    set color white
    get-away ]
  [ rt random 360
    fd 1
    put-down-chip ]
end 

to get-away ; turtle procedure -- escape from yello piles
  rt random 360
  fd 20
  if pcolor != black
    [ get-away ]
end 

to wiggle ; turtle procedure
  fd 1
  rt random 50
  lt random 50
end 


; Copyright 1997 Uri Wilensky.
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