MIHS Mathi&Bella Period 3

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breed [fishes fish]

turtles-own [
  flockmates         ;; agentset of nearby turtles
  nearest-neighbor   ;; closest one of our flockmates
]

to setup
  clear-all
  create-turtles population
  [ set shape "fish"
    set color 25
    set size 1.5 ;; easier to see
    setxy random-xcor random-ycor
    set flockmates no-turtles ]
    ask patches [ set pcolor 105 ]
  reset-ticks
end 

to go
  ask turtles [ flock ]
  ;; the following line is used to make the turtles
  ;; animate more smoothly.
  repeat 5 [ ask turtles [ fd 0.2 ] display ]
  ;; for greater efficiency, at the expense of smooth
  ;; animation, substitute the following line instead:
  ;;   ask turtles [ fd 1 ]
  tick
end 

to flock  ;; turtle procedure
  find-flockmates
  if any? flockmates
    [ find-nearest-neighbor
      ifelse distance nearest-neighbor < minimum-separation
        [ separate ]
        [ align
          cohere ] ]
end 

to find-flockmates  ;; turtle procedure
  set flockmates other turtles in-radius vision
end 

to find-nearest-neighbor ;; turtle procedure
  set nearest-neighbor min-one-of flockmates [distance myself]
end 

;;; SEPARATE

to separate  ;; turtle procedure
  turn-away ([heading] of nearest-neighbor) max-separate-turn
end 

;;; ALIGN

to align  ;; turtle procedure
  turn-towards average-flockmate-heading max-align-turn
end 

to-report average-flockmate-heading  ;; turtle procedure
  ;; We can't just average the heading variables here.
  ;; For example, the average of 1 and 359 should be 0,
  ;; not 180.  So we have to use trigonometry.
  let x-component sum [dx] of flockmates
  let y-component sum [dy] of flockmates
  ifelse x-component = 0 and y-component = 0
    [ report heading ]
    [ report atan x-component y-component ]
end 

;;; COHERE

to cohere  ;; turtle procedure
  turn-towards average-heading-towards-flockmates max-cohere-turn
end 

to-report average-heading-towards-flockmates  ;; turtle procedure
  ;; "towards myself" gives us the heading from the other turtle
  ;; to me, but we want the heading from me to the other turtle,
  ;; so we add 180
  let x-component mean [sin (towards myself + 180)] of flockmates
  let y-component mean [cos (towards myself + 180)] of flockmates
  ifelse x-component = 0 and y-component = 0
    [ report heading ]
    [ report atan x-component y-component ]
end 

;;; HELPER PROCEDURES

to turn-towards [new-heading max-turn]  ;; turtle procedure
  turn-at-most (subtract-headings new-heading heading) max-turn
end 

to turn-away [new-heading max-turn]  ;; turtle procedure
  turn-at-most (subtract-headings heading new-heading) max-turn
end 

;; turn right by "turn" degrees (or left if "turn" is negative),
;; but never turn more than "max-turn" degrees

to turn-at-most [turn max-turn]  ;; turtle procedure
  ifelse abs turn > max-turn
    [ ifelse turn > 0
        [ rt max-turn ]
        [ lt max-turn ] ]
    [ rt turn ]
end 


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