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Ubichip, Ubidule, and MarXbot: A Hardware Platform for the Simulation of Complex Systems

  • Andres Upegui
  • Yann Thoma
  • Héctor F. Satizábal
  • Francesco Mondada
  • Philippe Rétornaz
  • Yoan Graf
  • Andres Perez-Uribe
  • Eduardo Sanchez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6274)

Abstract

This paper presents the final hardware platform developed in the Perplexus project. This platform is composed of a reconfigurable device called the ubichip, which is embedded on a pervasive platform called the ubidule, and can also be integrated on the marXbot robotic platform. The whole platform is intended to provide a hardware platform for the simulation of complex systems, and some examples of them are presented at the end of the paper.

Keywords

Reconfigurable computing bio-inspired systems collective robotics pervasive systems complex systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andres Upegui
    • 1
  • Yann Thoma
    • 1
  • Héctor F. Satizábal
    • 1
  • Francesco Mondada
    • 2
  • Philippe Rétornaz
    • 2
  • Yoan Graf
    • 1
  • Andres Perez-Uribe
    • 1
  • Eduardo Sanchez
    • 1
  1. 1.REDS, HEIG-VD, HES-SOYverdonSwitzerland
  2. 2.MOBOTS, EPFL LausanneSwitzerland

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