Swarm cognition on off-road autonomous robots

@article{Santana2010SwarmCO,
  title={Swarm cognition on off-road autonomous robots},
  author={Pedro F. Santana and Lu{\'i}s Correia},
  journal={Swarm Intelligence},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={45-72}
}
This paper contributes with the first validation of swarm cognition as a useful framework for the design of autonomous robots controllers. The proposed model is built upon the authors’ previous work validated on a simulated robot performing local navigation on a 2-D deterministic world. Based on the ant foraging metaphor and motivated by the multiple covert attention hypothesis, the model consists of a set of simple virtual agents inhabiting the robot’s visual input, searching in a collectively… CONTINUE READING

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