Title: A communication technique for swarm-capable autonomous agents
Authors : Doran, Hans Dermot
Proceedings: 2009 Second International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination
Conference details: ROBOCOMM 2009, Second International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination, Odense, 31 March - 2 April 2009
Issue Date: 2009
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Editorial review
Language : English
Subjects : Robotics; RFID; Pheromones; Industrial communication
Subject (DDC) : 621.3: Electrical engineering and electronics
Abstract: This paper reports on a communication technique and associated technology designed to achieve embodied and situated communication between swarm-capable autonomous agents. The swarm model chosen was that of a fish school. A RFID based wireless communication system, also capable of measuring both direction of and distance to transmitter, was developed and installed on a Braitenberg vehicle. The communication technique allows vehicles to transmit, at regular intervals, their physiological state to the outside world in general and other vehicles in particular. The information transmitted may be used by other vehicles to decide whether or not to form a school and the communication reach fulfils the prerequisites to enable the vehicle to travel in a school formation.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Embedded Systems (InES)
Publication type: Conference Paper
DOI : 10.4108/ICST.ROBOCOMM2009.5961
ISBN: 978-963-9799-51-6
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/8864
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