Swarm collective intelligence applies to large number of individuals, from hundreds to millions. Either by design or because of the context, individuals don’t have a big differentiation from one another. Their individual margin of action remains limited and, in most cases, predictible. However as a whole, swarm collective intelligence can show immense adaptative and learning capacities.
- Social insects (ants, bees, termites…)
- Big herds
- Schools of fish
- Flocks of birds
- Street protests, trafic jam