Specification and Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems

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Swarm-Engineering for Real-World Applications

Alan Winfield

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Specification and Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems

 

Swarm-Engineering for Real-World Applications

 

Recommended Documentation

Modelling and Analysis Lecture:

Lerman, K., Martinoli, A., and Galstyan, A. (2005). A review of
probabilistic macroscopic models for swarm robotic systems. In Sahin, E.
and Spears, W., (Eds.), Swarm Robotics Workshop: State-of-the-art
Survey, number 3342, pages 143-152, Berlin Heidelberg. Springer-Verlag. 
http://infoscience.epfl.ch/getfile.py?recid=33713

Martinoli, A., Easton, K., and Agassounon, W. (2004). Modeling swarm
robotic systems: A case study in collaborative distributed manipulation.
Int. Journal of Robotics Research, Special Issue on Experimental
Robotics, 23(4):415-436.
http://infoscience.epfl.ch/getfile.py?recid=28050

Nembrini J, Winfield A and Melhuish C, 'Minimalist Coherent Swarming of
Wireless Connected Autonomous Mobile Robots', Proc. Simulation of
Artificial Behaviour '02, Edinburgh, August 2002.
http://www.ias.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfie/NemWinMelSAB2002.pdf

Winfield AFT, Sa J, Gago MC, Dixon C and Fisher M, 'On Formal
Specification of Emergent Behaviours in Swarm Robotic Systems', Int. J.
Advanced Robotic Systems, 2 (4), 363-370, 2005.
http://www.ias.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfie/Win_etalIJARS05.pdf

Bjerknes JD, Winfield AFT and Melhuish C, 'An Analysis of Emergent Taxis
in a Wireless Connected Swarm of Mobile Robots', Proc. IEEE Swarm
Intelligence Symposium (SIS 2007), Hawaii, April 2007.
http://www.ias.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfie/Bjerknes_etalIEEESIS07.pdf

Swarm Engineering Lecture:

Winfield AFT, Harper CJ and Nembrini J, 'Towards Dependable Swarms and a
New Discipline of Swarm Engineering', in SAB'04 Swarm Robotics workshop,
eds. Sahin E and Spears W, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 3342, pp 126-142, 2005.
http://www.ias.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfie/WinHarNemLNCS2005.pdf

Winfield AFT, Harper CJ and Nembrini J, 'Towards the application of
swarm intelligence in safety-critical applications', Proc. IEE 1st
International Conference on System Safety Engineering, London, June
2006.
http://www.ias.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfie/WinHarNemISSC06.pdf

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