Distributed control of simulated autonomous mobile robot collectives in payload transportation

@article{Johnson1995DistributedCO,
  title={Distributed control of simulated autonomous mobile robot collectives in payload transportation},
  author={Paul J. Johnson and John S. Bay},
  journal={Autonomous Robots},
  year={1995},
  volume={2},
  pages={43-63}
}
A behavior-based control paradigm that allows a distributed collection of autonomous mobile robots to control the lifting and lowering processes of payload transportation is proposed and then tested with computer simulations. This control paradigm, which represents an approach to solving the cooperative load-bearing problem inherent in multi-agent payload transportation, is based upon a control structure we term thebehavior pathway controller. The behavior pathway controller emphasizes simple… 

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