Robot swarming applications

PENDERS, Jacques (2007). Robot swarming applications. In: DONKERS, J., (ed.) Liber Amicorum ter gelegenheid van de 60e verjaardag van Prof.dr. H. Jaap van den Herik. Maastricht, Netherlands, Maastricht ICT Competence Center, 227-234.

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This paper discusses the different modes of operation of a swarm of robots: (i) non-communicative swarming, (ii) communicative swarming, (iii) networking, (iv) olfactory-based navigation and (v) assistive swarming. I briefly present the state of the art in swarming and outline the major techniques applied for each mode of operation and discuss the related problems and expected results.

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Research Institute, Centre or Group: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Centre for Automation and Robotics Research > Mobile Machine and Vision Laboratory
Depositing User: Ann Betterton
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2011 16:09
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