Swarm robotics: From sources of inspiration to domains of application

2005-09-01
Swarm robotics is a novel approach to the coordination of large numbers of relatively simple robots which takes its inspiration from social insects. This paper proposes a definition to this newly emerging approach by 1) describing the desirable properties of swarm robotic systems, as observed in the system-level functioning of social insects, 2) proposing a definition for the term swarm robotics, and putting forward a set of criteria that can be used to distinguish swarm robotics research from other multi-robot studies, 3) providing a review of some studies which can act as sources of inspiration, and a list of promising domains for the utilization of swarm robotic systems.
SAB 2004 International Workshop (17 Temmuz 2004)

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Citation Formats
E. Şahin, “Swarm robotics: From sources of inspiration to domains of application,” Santa Monica, CA, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, 2005, vol. 3342, p. 10, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=23944525907&origin=inward.