Evolved Homogeneous Neuro-controllers for Robots with Different Sensory Capabilities: Coordinated Motion and Cooperation
This paper tackles the issue of designing homogeneous neuro-controllers with artificial evolution in order to control groups of robots that differ in terms of sensory capabilites. In order to accomplish a common goal, the agents have to complement the partial “view” they have of the environment. The results obtained prove that the agents are capable of cooperating and coordinating their actions in order to carry out a navigation task. A preliminary analysis of the mechanisms underlying the group behaviour is provided.
KeywordsSound Signalling Light Bulb Infrared Sensor Single Robot Evolutionary Robotic
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