Experimental Reaction-Diffusion Chemical Processors for Robot Path Planning

  title={Experimental Reaction-Diffusion Chemical Processors for Robot Path Planning},
  author={Andrew Adamatzky and Ben de Lacy Costello and Chris Melhuish and Norman Ratcliffe},
  journal={Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems},
In this paper we discuss the experimental implementation of a chemical reaction–diffusion processor for robot motion planning in terms of finding the shortest collision-free path for a robot moving in an arena with obstacles. These reaction–diffusion chemical processors for robot navigation are not designed to compete with existing silicon-based controllers. These controllers are intended for the incorporation into future generations of soft-bodied robots built of electroand chemo-active… CONTINUE READING


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