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Distributed approaches to behavior control
Author(s): Maja J. Mataric
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Paper Abstract

Our work focuses on local, decentralized sensing and behavior strategies for controlling a collection of twenty mobile robots. Each of the robots is equipped with a suite of simple sensors: infra-red, radio, and bump sensors, and programmed with a collection of interacting behaviors, based on the distributed style of the subsumption architecture. The goal of this work is to taxonomize a set of basic collective behaviors, as well as identify simple control strategies for producing them, in order to use them as building block for more complex behaviors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1828, Sensor Fusion V, (1 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131668
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Maja J. Mataric, AI Lab./MIT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1828:
Sensor Fusion V
Paul S. Schenker, Editor(s)

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