Ant Paintings Based on the Seed Foraging Behavior of P. barbatus

Gary Greenfield
Proceedings of Bridges 2013: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2013)
Pages 43–48 Regular Papers


We describe our conversion of a simulation of the seed foraging behavior of the ant species P. barbatus to a generative art technique for creating ant paintings. We also show how the key parameters involved influence the results.