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Robot swarming applications

By Jacques Penders

Abstract

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

Publisher: Maastricht ICT Competence Center
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:shura.shu.ac.uk:2904

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