A new research project led by academics at the University of Southampton will look at how spatial connections can be managed and will use air traffic control as a model.
The ambitious £1.5m, three-year project is called Spatially Embedded Complex Systems Engineering (SECSE). It is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and has brought together experts in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, geography and complex systems, to understand the role of the spatial organisation and spatial processes in complex networks.
Dr Seth Bullock from the Universitys School of Electronics & Computer Science (ECS), the principal investigator on the project, is working with academics at the Universities of Sussex and Leeds and University College London to look at the possibility of engineering large-scale IT networks based on natural systems.
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