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id ecaade2012_230
authors Tsiliakos, Marios
year 2012
title Swarm Materiality: A multi-agent approach to stress driven material organization
source Achten, Henri; Pavlicek, Jiri; Hulin, Jaroslav; Matejovska, Dana (eds.), Digital Physicality - Proceedings of the 30th eCAADe Conference - Volume 1 / ISBN 978-9-4912070-2-0, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Architecture (Czech Republic) 12-14 September 2012, pp. 301-309
summary This paper sets out to introduce and explore a computational tool, thus a methodological framework, for simulating stress driven material growth and organization by employing a multi-agent system based in swarm intelligence algorithms. It consists of an ongoing investigation that underlies the intention for the material system to be perceived as design itself. The algorithm, developed in the programming language Processing, is operating in a bottom-up manner where components and data fl ows are self-organized into design outputs. An evaluation process, via testing on different design cases, is providing a coherent understanding on the system’s capacity to address an acceptable, within the “state-of-the-art” context, solution to material optimization and innovative form-finding. The analysis of the exported data is followed by a possible reconfi guration of the algorithm’s structure and further development by introducing new elements.
wos WOS:000330322400030
keywords Swarm-intelligence; stress; material-organization; biomimetics; processing
series eCAADe
email m.tsiliakos@gmail.com
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