DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXTENSIBLE HETEROGENEOUS SWARM ROBOT PLATFORM

2022-1-13
Bilaloğlu, Cem
This thesis introduces Kobot -- an extensible heterogeneous swarm robot platform. Kobot platform uses a common hardware and software architecture based on off-the-shelf components, 3-D printing, and open-source software that evolves with state of the art. Robots built using this common architecture range from wheeled to flying robots and formed a heterogeneous swarm. The common architecture enabled developing and testing systems for the lightweight flying robots on resourceful ground robots. As a result, Kobot platform proved its significance for the future of swarm robotics research with multiple novel swarm behaviors implemented for the first time in real robots.

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Citation Formats
C. Bilaloğlu, “DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXTENSIBLE HETEROGENEOUS SWARM ROBOT PLATFORM,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2022.