Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Unconventional Computing Centre
University of the West of England
Bristol, United Kingdom
Soldier crabs Mictyris guinotae exhibit pronounced swarming behavior. Swarms of the crabs are tolerant of perturbations. In computer models and laboratory experiments we demonstrate that swarms of soldier crabs can implement logical gates when placed in a geometrically constrained environment.