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Glowworm swarm optimization for simultaneous capture of multiple local optima of multimodal functions
This paper presents glowworm swarm optimization (GSO), a novel algorithm for the simultaneous computation of multiple optima of multimodal functions. The algorithm shares a few features with someExpand
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Detection of multiple source locations using a glowworm metaphor with applications to collective robotics
This paper presents a glowworm swarm based algorithm that finds solutions to optimization of multiple optima continuous functions. The algorithm is a variant of a well-known ant-colony optimizationExpand
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Glowworm swarm optimisation: a new method for optimising multi-modal functions
This paper presents an exposition of a new method of swarm intelligence based algorithm for optimising multi-modal functions. The main objective of using this method is to ensure capture of all localExpand
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Glowworm swarm based optimization algorithm for multimodal functions with collective robotics applications
This paper presents multimodal function optimization, using a nature-inspired glowworm swarm optimization (GSO) algorithm, with applications to collective robotics. GSO is similar to ACO and PSO butExpand
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Toward Safe Human Robot Collaboration by Using Multiple Kinects Based Real-Time Human Tracking
We present a multiple Kinects based exteroceptive sensing framework to achieve safe human-robot collaboration during assembly tasks. Our approach is mainly based on a real-time replication of theExpand
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Theoretical foundations for rendezvous of glowworm-inspired agent swarms at multiple locations
We present theoretical foundations for a variation of the multi-agent rendezvous problem involving design of local control strategies that enable agent swarms, with hard-limited sensing ranges, toExpand
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Glowworm-inspired robot swarm for simultaneous taxis towards multiple radiation sources
This paper presents a glowworm metaphor based distributed algorithm that enables a collection of minimalist mobile robots to split into subgroups, exhibit simultaneous taxis-behavior towards, andExpand
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Improving assembly precedence constraint generation by utilizing motion planning and part interaction clusters
In this paper, we present a technique that combines motion planning and part interaction clusters to improve generation of assembly precedence constraints. In particular, this technique automaticallyExpand
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Rendezvous of Glowworm-Inspired Robot Swarms at Multiple Source Locations: A Sound Source Based Real-Robot Implementation
This paper presents a novel glowworm metaphor based distributed algorithm that enables a minimalist mobile robot swarm to effectively split into subgroups, exhibit simultaneous taxis towards, andExpand
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