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Robots Building Bridges , Not Walls 1

  title={Robots Building Bridges , Not Walls 1},
  author={Yiwen Hua and Yawen Deng and Kirstin H. Petersen},
The TERMES system is a robot collective capable of constructing 2.5D user-specified structures with specialized bricks. This work extends the original system, by enabling 3D construction without added complexity in the robots. To do this, we introduce an expandable brick which complies with the original TERMES hardware and is inexpensive and fast to fabricate. We further show a decentralized algorithm that permits an arbitrary number of robots to use both original and expandable bricks to build… 

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