Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life

Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2015, Pages 64 - 68

A method of enclosing a target by robot swarm with limited range homogeneous signal emitter

Authors
Masao Kubo, Hiroshi Sato, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Akira Namatame, Eugene Kitamura
Corresponding Author
Masao Kubo
Available Online 1 June 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.2015.2.1.15How to use a DOI?
Keywords
target enclosure, vehicle formation, collective motion, swarm robotics
Abstract

This paper presents a robot swarm model to enclose a target. The robots use information of the target and each of their neighbors. Every robot has its own, standard torch-like signal emitter and they can observe the sum of the intensity of their torches. In this paper, the robots identify their nearest neighbor by choosing the emitting source with the strongest intensity. We expect that this new approach makes the robot swarm more simple and scalable. We confirm this model by computer simulations.

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© 2013, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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Journal
Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life
Volume-Issue
2 - 1
Pages
64 - 68
Publication Date
2015/06/01
ISSN (Online)
2352-6386
ISSN (Print)
2405-9021
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.2015.2.1.15How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2013, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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