Termites Benchmark

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Uri_dolphin3 Uri Wilensky (Author)

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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 4.1pre9 • Viewed 159 times • Downloaded 17 times • Run 0 times
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globals [result]

to benchmark
  random-seed 471
  setup
  reset-timer
  ask-concurrent turtles [ repeat 350 [ go ] ]
  set result timer
end 

to setup
  ca
  ask patches [        ;;randomly distributes wood chips
    if random 100 < density
      [set pcolor yellow ]
  ]
  create-ordered-turtles number    ;;randomly distributes termites
  ask turtles [
    set color white
    setxy random world-width random world-height
  ]
end 

to go ; turtle procedure
  search-for-chip
  find-new-pile
  find-empty-spot
end 

to search-for-chip ; turtle procedure -- "picks up chip" by turning orange
  ifelse pcolor = yellow
    [ set pcolor black
      set color orange
      jump 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 find-empty-spot ; turtle procedure -- "puts down chip"
  ifelse pcolor = black
   [set pcolor yellow
    set color white
    get-away]
   [set heading random 360
    fd 1
    find-empty-spot]
end 

to get-away ; turtle procedure -- jump out of yellow piles
  set heading random 360
  jump 20
  if pcolor != black
    [get-away]
end 

to wiggle ; turtle procedure
  fd 1
  set heading heading + random 50 - random 50
end 

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Uri Wilensky over 9 years ago Updated from NetLogo 4.1 Download this version
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