Swarm Robotics: Collective Behavior Inspired by Nature

@article{Tan2013SwarmRC,
  title={Swarm Robotics: Collective Behavior Inspired by Nature},
  author={Ying Tan},
  journal={Journal of Computer Science \& Systems Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={6}
}
  • Ying Tan
  • Published 26 October 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology
Swarm robotics is a new approach to the coordination of multirobot systems which consist of a number of simple physical robots [1]. It is supposed that a desired collective behavior emerges from the interaction between the robots and the interaction of robots with the environment. This approach emerged in the field of artificial swarm intelligence as well as the biological study of insects, ants and other fields in the nature, where a swarm behavior occurs. The aim of researches of swarm… 

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