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ARGoS: a modular, parallel, multi-engine simulator for multi-robot systems
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We present a novel multi-robot simulator that is at the same time both efficient (fast performance with many robots) and flexible (highly customizable). Expand
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Swarmanoid: A Novel Concept for the Study of Heterogeneous Robotic Swarms
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We present the swarmanoid as a new robotic concept in heterogeneous swarm robotics and demonstrate its suitability for tackling complex problems in 3-D human-made environments. Expand
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What planner for ambient intelligence applications?
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The development of ambient intelligence (AmI) applications that effectively adapt to the needs of the users and environments requires, among other things, the presence of planning mechanisms for goal-oriented behavior. Expand
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Heterogeneous particle swarm optimizers
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We identify some of the most relevant types of heterogeneity that can be ascribed to particle swarms. Expand
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AutoMoDe-Chocolate: automatic design of control software for robot swarms
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We present two empirical studies on the design of control software for robot swarms. Expand
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ARGoS: A modular, multi-engine simulator for heterogeneous swarm robotics
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We present ARGoS, a novel open source multi-robot simulator designed for large heterogeneous swarms of robots. Expand
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Self-organized cooperation between robotic swarms
We study self-organized cooperation between heterogeneous robotic swarms. The robots of each swarm play distinct roles based on their different characteristics. We investigate how the use of simpleExpand
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Self-organized task allocation to sequentially interdependent tasks in swarm robotics
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We present a self-organized method for allocating the individuals of a robot swarm to tasks that are sequentially interdependent. Expand
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Buzz: An extensible programming language for heterogeneous swarm robotics
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We present Buzz, a novel programming language designed for large-scale, heterogeneous robot swarms, and its run-time platform. Expand
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On the Design of Boolean Network Robots
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In this paper, we propose the use of Boolean networks, a genetic regulatory network model, as robotic programs. Expand
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