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ASSISI: Mixing Animals with Robots in a Hybrid Society

  • Thomas Schmickl
  • Stjepan Bogdan
  • Luís Correia
  • Serge Kernbach
  • Francesco Mondada
  • Michael Bodi
  • Alexey Gribovskiy
  • Sibylle Hahshold
  • Damjan Miklic
  • Martina Szopek
  • Ronald Thenius
  • José Halloy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8064)

Abstract

This paper describes the newly started EU-funded FP7 project ASSISI|bf, which deals with mixed societies: A honeybee society integrated with a group of stationary and interacting autonomous robotic nodes and a group of fish integrated in a society of autonomous moving robots.

Keywords

Collective Behaviour Behavioural Biology Animal Society Robotic Swarm Social Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Schmickl
    • 1
  • Stjepan Bogdan
    • 6
  • Luís Correia
    • 2
  • Serge Kernbach
    • 4
  • Francesco Mondada
    • 5
  • Michael Bodi
    • 1
  • Alexey Gribovskiy
    • 5
  • Sibylle Hahshold
    • 1
  • Damjan Miklic
    • 6
  • Martina Szopek
    • 1
  • Ronald Thenius
    • 1
  • José Halloy
    • 3
  1. 1.Artificial Life Lab of the Department of ZoologyUniversity of GrazAustria
  2. 2.LabMAgUniversidade de LisboaPortugal
  3. 3.LIEDUniversité Paris DiderotParisFrance
  4. 4.Cybertronica ResearchStuttgartGermany
  5. 5.Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneSwitzerland
  6. 6.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and ComputingUniversity of ZagrebCroatia

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