chapter  7
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A sample of the evidence: wise owls, accurate ants

If the coupling of interactions of greater and lesser differentia­ tion is a powerful device for the decomposition of complex problems into simple ones, it should be found, in some form, in a variety of species and problems. It is, and here I offer a glimpse of this world, a sample of the systems which combine the utilization of a variety of invariances in problem-solving.