Ant Pheremone investigation

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patches-own [sugarpad-number
  sugarpad?]

turtles-own [pheremone 
  leader] 

to setup
  clear-all
  setup-patches
  set-default-shape turtles "bug"
  setup-turtles
  reset-ticks
end 

to setup-patches
  ask patches [ set pcolor white 
    setup-sugarpad ]
end 

to setup-sugarpad  
  if sugarpad? and (distancexy (0.5 * max-pxcor) 0) < 5
  [set sugarpad-number 1]
  if sugarpad-number > 0
  [ set pcolor brown ]
end 

to setup-turtles
  crt 5
  [ set size 2        
    set color red  ] 
end 

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to count-ant1
  show [list xcor ycor] of turtle 0
end 

to count-ant2
  show [list xcor ycor] of turtle 1
end 

to count-ant3
  show [list xcor ycor] of turtle 2
end 

to count-ant4
  show [list xcor ycor] of turtle 3
end 

to count-ant5
  show [list xcor ycor] of turtle 4
end 

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to go
  if ticks >= 18000 [ stop ]
  move-turtles
  leave-pheremone 
  pheremone-wear-off
  tick
end 

to move-turtles
  ask turtles 
 [ if pcolor != brown and pcolor != yellow and pcolor != 42
   [right random 360
    forward 3]]
 ask turtles
 [if pcolor = yellow 
   [right random 360 forward 5]]
 leave-strong-pheremone-trail
 follow-strong-pheremone-trail
 measure-dispersion-of-turtles
 finish-programme
end 

to leave-pheremone ;;may need to change value
  ask turtles 
  [if pcolor = white and pcolor != 42
  [set pcolor 46]]
end 

to leave-strong-pheremone-trail
 ask turtles
 [if pcolor = brown and color = blue [repeat 1000000 [downhill sugarpad-number]]]
 ask turtles
 [if pcolor = brown and color != blue [set color blue set heading one-of [0 90 180 270] 
 pd repeat 100 [forward 1 if pcolor != brown [set pcolor 42]]]]
end 

to follow-strong-pheremone-trail
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 1 = white or patch-ahead 1 = yellow [set heading heading + 90 ]
  if patch-ahead 1 = 42 [forward 1]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 1 = brown [forward 1]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 2 = brown [forward 2]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 3 = brown [forward 3]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 4 = brown [forward 4]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 5 = brown [forward 5]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 6 = brown [forward 6]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 7 = brown [forward 7]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 8 = brown [forward 8]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 9 = brown [forward 9]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 10 = brown [forward 10]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 11 = brown [forward 11]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 12 = brown [forward 12]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 13 = brown [forward 13]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 14 = brown [forward 14]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 15 = brown [forward 15]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 16 = brown [forward 16]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 17 = brown [forward 17]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 18 = brown [forward 18]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 19 = brown [forward 19]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 20 = brown [forward 20]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 21 = brown [forward 21]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 22 = brown [forward 22]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 23 = brown [forward 23]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 24 = brown [forward 24]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 25 = brown [forward 25]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 26 = brown [forward 26]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 27 = brown [forward 27]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 28 = brown [forward 28]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 29 = brown [forward 29]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 30 = brown [forward 30]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 31 = brown [forward 31]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 32 = brown [forward 32]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 33 = brown [forward 33]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 34 = brown [forward 34]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 35 = brown [forward 35]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 36 = brown [forward 36]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 37 = brown [forward 37]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 38 = brown [forward 38]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 39 = brown [forward 39]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 40 = brown [forward 40]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 41 = brown [forward 41]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 42 = brown [forward 42]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 43 = brown [forward 43]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 44 = brown [forward 44]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 45 = brown [forward 45]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 46 = brown [forward 46]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 47 = brown [forward 47]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 48 = brown [forward 48]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 49 = brown [forward 49]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 50 = brown [forward 50]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 51 = brown [forward 51]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 52 = brown [forward 52]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 53 = brown [forward 53]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 54 = brown [forward 54]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 55 = brown [forward 55]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 56 = brown [forward 56]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 57 = brown [forward 57]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 58 = brown [forward 58]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 59 = brown [forward 59]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 60 = brown [forward 60]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 61 = brown [forward 61]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 62 = brown [forward 62]]
  ask turtles
  [if pcolor = 42 and patch-ahead 63 = brown [forward 63]]
end 

to pheremone-wear-off
  ask patches
  [if pcolor != white and pcolor != brown and pcolor != 42
  and random 1000 < 1 [set pcolor 47 ]
  ]
end 

to finish-programme
  if all? turtles [pcolor = brown or pcolor = 42]
  [stop] 
end 

to measure-dispersion-of-turtles ;entropy 
  ask turtle 0 [show distance turtle 1]
  ask turtle 0 [show distance turtle 2]
  ask turtle 0 [show distance turtle 3]
  ask turtle 0 [show distance turtle 4]
  ask turtle 1 [show distance turtle 2]
  ask turtle 1 [show distance turtle 3]
  ask turtle 1 [show distance turtle 4]
  ask turtle 2 [show distance turtle 3]
  ask turtle 2 [show distance turtle 4]
  ask turtle 3 [show distance turtle 4]
end 

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;;By Nye Rhys Potter

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Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago errors fixing Download this version
Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago Now added strong pheremones! Download this version
Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago more updates Download this version
Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago Added an observer that will show the coordinates of the ants Download this version
Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago still fixing issues dosn't yet work as intended Download this version
Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago Most updated version of my project about ants Download this version
Nye Rhys Potter over 4 years ago Initial upload Download this version

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