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Self-Organized Cooperation in Swarm Robotics

Prof. M. H. Thigale
2017 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Swarm artificial intelligence could be a new approach to the coordination of multi-robot systems that encompass massive numbers of comparatively easy robots that takes its inspiration from social insects  ...  INTRODUCTION Swarm robotic systems galvanized from social behavior of animals particularly insects have become a desirable topic for multirobot researchers.  ...  Swarm artificial intelligence may be a comparatively inchoate analysis space that takes its inspiration from swarm astuteness and artificial intelligence. it's the results of applying swarm perspicacity  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2017.11053 fatcat:ppczmbqtljcpppv23sf7kae764

Improved Swarm Engineering: Aligning Intuition and Analysis [article]

John Harwell, Maria Gini
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We present a set of metrics intended to supplement designer intuitions when designing swarm-robotic systems, increase accuracy in extrapolating swarm behavior from algorithmic descriptions and small test  ...  internal system stimuli such as sensor and actuator noise and robot failures.  ...  Availability analysis, i.e., determining what fraction of a swarm will be available on average in statistical equilibrium to work on tasks, given robot malfunction and repair rates, has investigated both  ... 
arXiv:2012.04144v2 fatcat:tcomsxumtvbnnl35msth5ujv6e

On Fault Tolerance and Scalability of Swarm Robotic Systems [chapter]

Jan Dyre Bjerknes, Alan F. T. Winfield
2013 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
Our findings show that in the presence of worst-case partially failed robots the overall system reliability quickly falls with increasing swarm size.  ...  This paper challenges the common assumption that swarm robotic systems are robust and scalable by default.  ...  of swarm robotic systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_31 fatcat:6svwrm45e5a3jev6bjyirctnqi

Swarm Robotics as a Solution to Crops Inspection for Precision Agriculture

Carlos Carbone, Oscar Garibaldi, Zohre Kurt
2018 KnE Engineering  
This paper summarizes the concept of swarm robotics and its applicability to crop inspections. To increase the agricultural yield it is essential to monitor the crop health.  ...  ("Mission Estimates," n.d.).Keywords: Swarm Robotics, Precision Agriculture, Unmanned Air Vehicle, Quadrotor, inspection.  ...  Comparison of swarm robotics and other systems Swarm Robotics System of multiple robots Sensor network Multi-agent system Population Size Variation in great range Small Fixed In a small  ... 
doi:10.18502/keg.v3i1.1459 fatcat:jp4gvagj2fcgfbwtxhobemozba

When less is more: Robot swarms adapt better to changes with constrained communication

Mohamed S. Talamali, Arindam Saha, James A. R. Marshall, Andreagiovanni Reina
2021 Science Robotics  
The analysis of the swarm dynamics via mean-field models suggests that our results generalize to other systems based on the voter model.  ...  We tasked robots with reaching agreement on the best option currently available in their operating environment.  ...  All simulation and robot code are available with the paper (99) . Implementing the same behavior at two or more levels of abstraction is the best practice for the analysis of collective systems.  ... 
doi:10.1126/scirobotics.abf1416 pmid:34321345 fatcat:fvqkgrrjv5gv3e7cezo2qdca2i

Effects of Spatiality on Value-Sensitive Decisions Made by Robot Swarms [chapter]

Andreagiovanni Reina, Thomas Bose, Vito Trianni, James A. R. Marshall
2018 Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems  
We show how the dynamics presented by the robotic system match or depart from the model predictions in both a qualitative and quantitative way as a result of spatial constraints.  ...  We present a macroscopic model of value-sensitive decision-making inspired by house-hunting honeybees, and implement a solution for both a multiagent system and a kilobot swarm.  ...  Finally, the authors thank Michael Port for the valuable help in building the infrastructure necessary to conduct the robot experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-73008-0_32 dblp:conf/dars/ReinaBTM16 fatcat:7xeklexr3ffu5hi6qoptxu3d24

Survey on Security Challenges for Swarm Robotics

Fiona Higgins, Allan Tomlinson, Keith M. Martin
2009 2009 Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems  
We also identify several idiosyncrasies of swarm robotics that present some unique security challenges.  ...  Swarm robotics is a relatively new technology that is being explored for its potential use in a variety of different applications and environments.  ...  Related Technologies Before considering the security of swarm robotic networks it will be useful to review how similar technologies, some of which have been subjected to a degree of security analysis,  ... 
doi:10.1109/icas.2009.62 dblp:conf/icas/HigginsTM09 fatcat:hwrd2oem6jgczk6v3xqxrrp5fe

A Review of Probabilistic Macroscopic Models for Swarm Robotic Systems [chapter]

Kristina Lerman, Alcherio Martinoli, Aram Galstyan
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we review methods used for macroscopic modeling and analyzing collective behavior of swarm robotic systems.  ...  In Swarm Robotics Workshop: State-of-the-art Survey, Edited by E.  ...  Such systems include any that are based on diffusing pheromone fields.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30552-1_12 fatcat:hlsy6knrpvcarhr2okyp56z2ia

Distributed Bees Algorithm for Task Allocation in Swarm of Robots

Aleksandar Jevtic, Álvaro Gutierrez, Diego Andina, Mo Jamshidi
2012 IEEE Systems Journal  
In this paper, we propose the distributed bees algorithm (DBA) for task allocation in a swarm of robots.  ...  The simulation results show that by increasing the robot swarm size, the distribution error decreased.  ...  Bio-Inspired Coordination of Multirobot Systems Robot swarms are multirobot systems that typically consist of a large population of simple robots interacting locally with one another and with their environment  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsyst.2011.2167820 fatcat:4dko4ccu35emhlw37cxxy2gh2a

Swarm Robotics: Simulators, Platforms and Applications Review

Cindy Calderón-Arce, Juan Carlos Brenes-Torres, Rebeca Solis-Ortega
2022 Computation  
Swarm robotics analysis is focused on four aspects: conceptualization, simulators, real-life robotics for swarm use, and applications.  ...  This paper presents an updated and broad review of swarm robotics research papers regarding software, hardware, simulators and applications.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computation10060080 doaj:8e76b5ac6935407988a313523c9efc76 fatcat:kr4yax7lhfajpdglmcmi25ipca

Swarms Robots and their applications

Yazdani Hasan
2017 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
Swarm robotics is a new approach to the coordination of multirobot systems which consist of large numbers of mostly simple physical robots In this paper, we will discuss this emerging filed, Swarm Robots  ...  Problem-solving behaviour that emerges from such interactions is called swarm intelligence [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] .Swarm robotics is the application of swarm intelligence techniques to the analysis of activities  ...  Introduction Swarm robotics is a new approach to the coordination of multirobot systems which consist of large numbers of mostly simple physical robots.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1901024647 fatcat:26i7z5surngw3knrc4w3sm6umm


Jeevan J Murthy
Swarm robotics can be classified as per the design and analysis or as per the collective behaviour. The limitations and the future research directions for swarm robotics is also discussed.  ...  Swarm robotics deals with the defining the rules for the cooperative behaviour and designing, modelling, validating, operating and maintaining the robotics system.  ...  Here we will focus on application of swarm robotics to real world applications. II. Methods Recent research work has focussed on the design and analysis of swarm robotics.  ... 
doi:10.26782/jmcms.2020.02.00030 fatcat:inwtk2qy6re43kwyycx6llou6m

Regulatory mechanism predates the evolution of ant-like swarm intelligence in simulated robots [article]

Ryusuke Fujisawa, Genki Ichinose, Shigeto Dobata
2018 bioRxiv   pre-print
We allowed the simulated robot swarms to evolve pheromone responsiveness and behaviors simultaneously.  ...  Using simulated robot swarms that exhibit ant-like group foraging with trail pheromones, we show that their swarm intelligence paradoxically involves regulatory behavior that arises in advance.  ...  This study was partly supported by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research 15K18609 and 17H01249 from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (S.D.) and the Hamamatsu Foundation for Science and Technology  ... 
doi:10.1101/372391 fatcat:pmvepi3o7nhwhda26pmtahb2ba

Improving collective decision accuracy via time-varying cross-inhibition

Mohamed S. Talamali, James A. R. Marshall, Thomas Bose, Andreagiovanni Reina
2019 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)  
We investigate decentralised decision-making, in which a robot swarm is tasked with selecting the best-quality option among a set of alternatives.  ...  In this way, the swarm first identifies the options under consideration, then rapidly converges on the best available option, even when outnumbered by lower quality options.  ...  our swarm robotics system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2019.8794284 dblp:conf/icra/TalamaliMBR19 fatcat:w6zb6wqalzhvjnvmw6ayoujtve

Testability of a swarm robot using a system of systems approach and discrete event simulation

Matthew Hosking, Ferat Sahin
2010 2010 5th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering  
The proposed SoS approach enables the simulation and analysis of these independent and cooperative systems by concentrating on the data transferred among systems to achieve interoperability instead of  ...  This scenario demonstrates the AIL framework's ability to successfully test a swarm robot for individual performance and swarm behavior.  ...  The focus of this analysis is the testability of a swarm robot in order to examine the example cooperative algorithm.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2010.5544074 dblp:conf/sysose/HoskingS10 fatcat:mslqbfp2cfcjrmixa6i7loqeve
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