emergence

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emergence

noun appearance, arrival, commencement, development, evidence, initiation, issue, manifestation, notice, now apparent, show, start
Associated concepts: emergent law, the emergence of law
See also: egress, expression, issuance, manifestation, nascency, origination, outflow, start
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Verification of emergent behaviour properties is imperative in mission critical applications of robot swarms like coordinated actions of space pods [17], early discovery of radioactive leaks in nuclear reactors, intruder detection and capture, etc.
And their brains, like our brains, have lots of distributed materials: there's neurons and there's sensors and motors and they're all turning on and off in parallel and the emergent behaviour from the complex system which is a robot, is some useful task like clearing up a construction site or laying pavement for a new road," Bongard said.
Lab] (Laboratory fur Global Response Engineering for Multi-agent Networks), part of the CSIRO Centre for Intelligent System Design, goes further, saying 'The multi-agent network deployed in SmartLands is itself capable of emergent behaviour, in the manner in which the agents communicate, self-organise and respond to contingencies.
I think we have stumbled across a self-organising system with learning as an emergent behaviour," The BBC quoted Prof Mitra, as telling the TED Global (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference.

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