Achieving Consensus in Robot Swarms

Design and Analysis of Strategies for the best-of-n Problem

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ISBN: 978-3-319-53608-8 (Print) 978-3-319-53609-5 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Background and Methodology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 9-32

      Discrete Consensus Achievement in Artificial Systems

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      Chapter

      Pages 33-52

      Modular Design of Strategies for the Best-of-n Problem

  4. Mathematical Modeling and Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-66

      Indirect Modulation of Majority-Based Decisions

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-83

      Direct Modulation of Voter-Based Decisions

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-101

      Direct Modulation of Majority-Based Decisions

  5. Robot Experiments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-117

      A Robot Experiment in Site Selection

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-131

      A Robot Experiment in Collective Perception

  6. Discussion and Annexes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-141

      Conclusions

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 143-146