Swarm robotics and minimalism

@article{Sharkey2007SwarmRA,
  title={Swarm robotics and minimalism},
  author={Amanda J. C. Sharkey},
  journal={Connection Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={245 - 260}
}
  • A. Sharkey
  • Published 1 September 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Connection Science
Swarm Robotics (SR) is closely related to Swarm Intelligence, and both were initially inspired by studies of social insects. Their guiding principles are based on their biological inspiration and take the form of an emphasis on decentralized local control and communication. Earlier studies went a step further in emphasizing the use of simple reactive robots that only communicate indirectly through the environment. More recently SR studies have moved beyond these constraints to explore the use… Expand
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