Gathering Autonomous Mobile Robots

@inproceedings{Cieliebak2002GatheringAM,
  title={Gathering Autonomous Mobile Robots},
  author={Mark Cieliebak and Giuseppe Prencipe},
  booktitle={SIROCCO},
  year={2002}
}
We study the problem of coordinating a set of autonomous mobi le robots that can freely move in a two-dimensional plane; in particul ar, we want them to gather at a point not fixed in advance (G ATHERING PROBLEM). We introduce a model of weak robots (decentralized, asynchronou s, no common knowledge, no identities, no central coordination, no dire ct communication, oblivious) which can observe the set of all points in the plan e which are occupied by other robots. Based on this observation, a… CONTINUE READING

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