Stochastic Reactive Distributed Robotic Systems

Design, Modeling and Optimization

  • Gregory Mermoud

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 93)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-11
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    Pages 1-6
  3. Preliminaries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
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      Pages 9-27
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  4. Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
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  5. Design and Optimization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 191-212

About this book


This monograph presents the development of novel model-based methodologies for engineering self-organized and self-assembled systems. The work bridges the gap between statistical mechanics and control theory by tackling a number of challenges for a class of distributed systems involving a specific type of constitutive components, namely referred to as Smart Minimal Particles. The results described in the volume are expected to lead to more robust, dependable, and inexpensive distributed systems such as those endowed with complex and advanced sensing, actuation, computation, and communication capabilities.


Aggregation Collective Systems Distributed Intelligent Systems Distributed Robotic Systems Microsystems Multi-Level Modeling Multi-Robot Systems Probabilistic Modeling Robotics Self-Assembly Smart Minimal Particles

Authors and affiliations

  • Gregory Mermoud
    • 1
  1. 1.RolleSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-02608-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-02609-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series Online ISSN 1610-742X
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