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Hybrid behavioral control architecture for the cooperation of minimalist mobile robots

L. Adouane, N. Le Fort-Piat
2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2004. Proceedings. ICRA '04. 2004  
Index Terms -Cooperative robotics, Behavioral architecture of control, Altruistic behavior, Box-pushing task. 0-7803-8232-3/04/$17.00 ©2004 IEEE  ...  Therefore, competitive and cooperative mechanisms are used in an unique hybrid architecture of control to perform a complex box-pushing task by a set of mini-robots.  ...  Description of the control architecture In the next sections, we start to present individually all elementary behaviors used in the proposed hybrid architecture of control.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2004.1308846 dblp:conf/icra/AdouaneF04 fatcat:lsbay5fzbndb5iod5kuumtzx4y

Reconfigurable robots for all-terrain exploration

Paul S. Schenker, Paolo Pirjanian, J. Balaram, K. S. Ali, Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, Terrance L. Huntsberger, Hrand Aghazarian, Brett A. Kennedy, Eric T. Baumgartner, Karl D. Iagnemma, Adam Rzepniewski, Steven Dubowsky (+5 others)
2000 Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems III  
While significant recent progress has been made in development of mobile robots for planetary surface exploration, there remain major challenges.  ...  of a behavior-based control architecture and action-selection strategy which autonomously sequences multi-level rover controls and reconfiguration.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.403744 fatcat:kjxo5hq3gjdc5pq4nsdzsjwpo4

Minimalism Distribution Supermodularity

Bruce Donald, Jim Jennings, Daniela Rus
1997 Journal of experimental and theoretical artificial intelligence (Print)  
Our experience using mobile robots for the manipulation of large objects (couches, boxes, le cabinets, etc.) leads us to recommend a minimalist architecture for multi-agent programming.  ...  In the past few years we have programmed many supermodular manipulation protocols and tested them extensively on our team of mobile robots.  ...  We thank Jonathan Rees for developing the Mobot Scheme system. We thank Jean-Claude Latombe for his hospitality at the Stanford Robotics Laboratory.  ... 
doi:10.1080/095281397147130 fatcat:cfgpr4y5ejezbojh4zljwgqvcu

Flora Robotica - Mixed Societies of Symbiotic Robot-Plant Bio-Hybrids

Heiko Hamann, Mostafa Wahby, Thomas Schmickl, Payam Zahadat, Daniel Hofstadler, Kasper Stoy, Sebastian Risi, Andres Faina, Frank Veenstra, Serge Kernbach, Igor Kuksin, Olga Kernbach (+2 others)
2015 2015 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence  
These robot-plant bio-hybrids create synergies that allow for new functions of plants and robots.  ...  Besides the gain of knowledge, this project has the objective to create a bio-hybrid system with a defined function and application -growing architectural artifacts.  ...  Acknowledgments: Project 'flora robotica' has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the FET grant agreement, no. 640959.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ssci.2015.158 dblp:conf/ssci/HamannWSZHSRFVK15 fatcat:7x4enb62nzdzlbvaxvi6ulwdye

Cooperation without deliberation: A minimal behavior-based approach to multi-robot teams

Barry Brian Werger
1999 Artificial Intelligence  
We believe that control software has not yet come close to fully exploiting the power of even the simplest of mobile robots, and that the proper direction to investigate for great increases in robot capability  ...  "Hybrid systems" with model-based strategies that plan in terms of behaviors rather than simple actions have become common for higher-level behavior.  ...  Team cooperation Particularly in the area of coordination of teams of robots there is intense debate over deliberative, behavior-based, and hybrid control strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0004-3702(99)00023-5 fatcat:pixzarkv3ng7tlb5tzj7q4klle

Envisioning cognitive robots for future space exploration

Terry Huntsberger, Adrian Stoica, Jerome J. Braun
2010 Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications 2010  
CASPER, CAMPOUT) and a description of the architecture CARACaS (Control Architecture for Robotic Agent Command and Sensing) that combines these in the context of a cognitive robotic system operating in  ...  Cognitive robots in the context of space exploration are envisioned with advanced capabilities of model building, continuous planning/re-planning, self-diagnosis, as well as the ability to exhibit a level  ...  We would also like to thank members of the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section at JPL for their support in the development of CARACaS.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.853284 fatcat:2gilxe5xovho7neogtsru3sm7u

Living machines

Brosl Hasslacher, Mark W. Tilden
1995 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
They are not machines designed to perform a set of goal-oriented tasks, or work, but rather to express modes of survivalist behavior: the survival of a mobile autonomous machine in an a priori unknown  ...  Our aim is to sketch the boundaries of a parallel track in the evolution of robotic forms that is radically different from any previously attempted.  ...  A hybrid assembly of the drive is attached to a photocell with simple circuitry to control a charge/discharge cycle.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0921-8890(95)00019-c fatcat:nyk3dymfwrgc3dykawl3uwkxbm

Framework and implications of virtual neurorobotics

Philip H. Goodman
2008 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
In a recent paper, we proposed a method of virtual neurorobotics (VNR) in which the approaches above (social-emotional robotics, neuromorphic brain architectures, and virtual reality projection) are hybridized  ...  One response has been social robotics, using the interaction of human and robot to capture important cognitive dynamics such as cooperation and emotion; to date, these systems still incorporate traditional  ...  that combine robotics and virtual reality to assist in the rehabilitation of brain-injured patients and support motor control research , and generation of artifi cial brains for virtual robots using a  ... 
doi:10.3389/neuro.01.007.2008 pmid:18982115 pmcid:PMC2570068 fatcat:dgud7dquxze5jhdga3iw27d4vy

Stable navigation in formation for a multi-robot system based on a constrained virtual structure

Ahmed Benzerrouk, Lounis Adouane, Philippe Martinet
2014 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
This paper deals with the navigation in formation of a group of mobile robots. A set of virtual targets (points) forms a virtual structure of the same shape as the desired formation.  ...  This paper studies then the maximum allowed dynamic of the virtual structure according to the kinematic constraints of the robots. Both linear and angular velocities of the targets are constrained.  ...  The remainder of the paper is organized as follows: in section 2, the control architecture and the cooperative strategy between the robots are given.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2014.07.004 fatcat:cmdfh4wmbjd4tlpvu6h3jsxqpq

Bioinspired Intelligent Algorithm and Its Applications for Mobile Robot Control: A Survey

Jianjun Ni, Liuying Wu, Xinnan Fan, Simon X. Yang
2016 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
This paper presents a survey of recent research in BIAs, which focuses on the research in the realization of various BIAs based on different working mechanisms and the applications for mobile robot control  ...  robot control, and a description of some possible future directions for research.  ...  Funds for the Central Universities (2015B20114, 2015B14614), and the Jiangsu Province Innovation Project for Postgraduate (KYLX15 0496) for their support of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/3810903 pmid:26819582 pmcid:PMC4707020 fatcat:xq4zktll3ja6be6veraqgws5zm

Sold!: auction methods for multirobot coordination

B.P. Gerkey, M.J. Mataric
2002 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation  
The key to utilizing the potential of multirobot systems is cooperation.  ...  In this paper, we present a novel method of dynamic task allocation for groups of such robots.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors thank R. Vaughan, A. Fod, D. Goldberg, A. Howard, and the anonymous reviewers for insightful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tra.2002.803462 fatcat:pomwygzzcvd6pnm3r64kyz6nra

Adoption of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networking Protocols by Networked Robots

Wim Vandenberghe, Ingrid Moerman, Piet Demeester
2012 Wireless personal communications  
Example use cases are lane change assist, wrong way driver warning, emergency vehicle warning, crossroads collision warning, cooperative glare reduction and cooperative adaptive cruise control.  ...  The idea is that the insights provided by such an investigation of the related work will result in a solid foundation for the definition of the communication requirements for networked robots.  ...  Robots can assist in both cases. Parker [22] developed a software architecture that facilitates the cooperative control of heterogeneous teams of mobile robots.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-012-0598-2 fatcat:6olcfuic3jg7rgjau4cefw5joa

A Comprehensive Survey of Recent Trends in Cloud Robotics Architectures and Applications

Olimpiya Saha, Prithviraj Dasgupta
2018 Robotics  
The recent progress in cloud robotics has led to active research in this area spanning from the development of cloud robotics architectures to its varied applications in different domains.  ...  In this survey paper, we review the recent works in the area of cloud robotics technologies as well as its applications.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Anna Buhman for her comments which substantially improved the quality of this paper. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics7030047 fatcat:b6klnr6qrvfkpbloyrobhkeyzy

An Overview of Nature-Inspired, Conventional, and Hybrid Methods of Autonomous Vehicle Path Planning

Ben Beklisi Kwame Ayawli, Ryad Chellali, Albert Yaw Appiah, Frimpong Kyeremeh
2018 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
This paper presents an overview of nature-inspired, conventional, and hybrid path planning strategies employed by researchers over the years for mobile robot path planning problem.  ...  The main strengths and challenges of path planning methods employed by researchers were identified and discussed. Future directions for path planning research is given.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/8269698 fatcat:fpadrzacozbdnkcqkjduokmoc4

Swarm Robotics: A Perspective on the Latest Reviewed Concepts and Applications

Pollyanna G. Faria Dias, Mateus C. Silva, Geraldo P. Rocha Rocha Filho, Patrícia A. Vargas, Luciano P. Cota, Gustavo Pessin
2021 Sensors  
Second, we report a review of the principal projects that allow realistic study of Swarm Robotics. We demonstrate knowledge regarding current hardware platforms and multi-robot simulators.  ...  Known as an artificial intelligence subarea, Swarm Robotics is a developing study field investigating bio-inspired collaborative control approaches and integrates a huge collection of agents, reasonably  ...  A relevant component portions of a swarming system is the exhibition cooperative behavior.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21062062 pmid:33804187 pmcid:PMC8000604 fatcat:3noeec6llvh43pklgdttvkcmme
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