2012

Physicomimetics

Physics-Based Swarm Intelligence

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ISBN: 978-3-642-22803-2 (Print) 978-3-642-22804-9 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXX

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-25

      Nature Is Lazy

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      Pages 27-53

      NetLogo and Physics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-92

      NetLogo and Physicomimetics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-125

      Pushing the Envelope

  3. Robotic Swarm Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-144

      Local Oriented Potential Fields: Self Deployment and Coordination of an Assembling Swarm of Robots

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      Pages 145-191

      Physicomimetics for Distributed Control of Mobile Aquatic Sensor Networks in Bioluminescent Environments

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      Pages 193-221

      Gas-Mimetic Swarms for Surveillance and Obstacle Avoidance

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 223-249

      A Multi-robot Chemical Source Localization Strategy Based on Fluid Physics: Theoretical Principles

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      Pages 251-298

      A Multi-robot Chemical Source Localization Strategy Based on Fluid Physics: Experimental Results

  4. Physicomimetics on Hardware Robots

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 301-339

      What Is a Maxelbot?

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      Pages 341-366

      Uniform Coverage

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      Pages 367-412

      Chain Formations

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      Pages 413-437

      Physicomimetic Motion Control of Physically Constrained Agents

  5. Prediction, Adaptation, and Swarm Engineering

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 439-439

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 441-473

      Adaptive Learning by Robot Swarms in Unfamiliar Environments

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 475-503

      A Statistical Framework for Estimating the Success Rate of Liquid-Mimetic Swarms

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 505-527

      Physicomimetic Swarm Design Considerations: Modularity, Scalability, Heterogeneity, and the Prediction Versus Control Dilemma

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 529-561

      Using Swarm Engineering to Design Physicomimetic Swarms

  6. Function Optimization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 563-563

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 565-589

      Artificial Physics Optimization Algorithm for Global Optimization

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 591-613

      Artificial Physics for Noisy Nonstationary Environments

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 615-643