AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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A Distributed Method for Evaluating Properties of a Robot Formation
Brent Beer, Ross Alan Mead, Jerry Blake Weinberg

Last modified: 2010-07-05

Abstract


As a robot formation increases in size or explores places where it is difficult for a human operator to interact, autonomous control becomes critical. We propose a distributed autonomous method for evaluating properties of multi-robot systems, and then discuss how this information can be applied to improve performance with respect to a given operation. We present this as an extension of our previous work on robot formations; however, the techniques described could be adapted to other multi-robot systems.

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