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glowworm,

name for a larval or wingless female fireflyfirefly
or lightning bug,
small, luminescent, carnivorous beetle of the family Lampyridae. Fireflies are well represented in temperate regions, although the majority of species are tropical and subtropical.
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i](k) stands for the fluorescein value of glowworm i in the k-th iteration; the probability that firefly i moves to its neighbor glowworm j in the k-th iteration is represented by [p.
That is, calculate the fitness of each glowworm in place according to the objective function for the specific issues.
Similar to Glowworm in 1998, the train remained visible to the eye for about 5 minutes.
Although Handke playfully resists the transformative nature of imagery, his prose finds images of passing hats, a snowfall, a shoeshine man, an ash tree, or a glowworm becoming elements of the narrator's moment-by-moment existence and, as such, transforming the narrator's understanding of his being and times.
Massive structures of dark stone are lit by four vigil lights that give off fewer lumens than an elderly glowworm with a busted rheostat.
There's Centipede, Glowworm, Ladybug, Earthworm, Grass- hopper and Miss Spider (voiced by Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, David Thewlis, Simon Callow and Susan Sarandon).
one participant says, "you hang on to the person in front in the dark and form a human chain through a glowworm cave.
GlowWorm Fiber Optic Light Detector - The patent pending GlowWorm uses macro bend technology to determine the presence and level of the signal on a fiber optic line without the need to cut or splice the cable.
The glowworm swarm optimization (GSO) is a novel swarm intelligence algorithm for optimization developed by Krishnanand and Ghose in 2005 [43] which mimics the flashing behavior of glowworms.
Inset, the view from the German battle cruiser Admiral von Hipper as it shelled HMS Glowworm during the battle of the Atlantic
Mrs Allan is accused of diverting the money into her own company, Glowworm Books, while BMS owner James Brown, 50, was away on business.
Glen Berger--whose plays, if they must be categorized, could be tagged whimsically brainy--is trying to describe O Lovely Glowworm, or Scenes of Great Beauty, which runs March 22-April 24 at Oregon's Portland Center Stage (after a workshop production during the theatre's 2003 Just Add Water/West new play festival).