An analysis of collective movement models for robotic swarms

OTHMAN, Wafw, AMAVASAI, B. P., MCKIBBIN, S. P. and CAPARRELLI, Fabio (2007). An analysis of collective movement models for robotic swarms. In: International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON 2007), Warsaw, Poland, September 9-12, 2007.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EURCON.2007.4400556

Abstract

A swarm is defined as a set of two or more independent homogeneous or heterogeneous agents acting in a common environment, in a coherent fashion, and which generates emergent behavior. The creation of artificial swarms or robotic swarms has attracted many researchers in the last two decades. Many studies have been undertaken using practical approaches to swarm construction such as investigating the navigation of the swarm, task allocation and elementary construction. This paper examines aggregations that emerge from three different movement models of relatively simple agents. The agents only differ in their maximum turning angle and their sensing range.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Materials Analysis and Research Services
Depositing User: Ann Betterton
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2010 17:23
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2010 15:11
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2336

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