Interaction of Two Oscillator Aggregations

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 302)


The main feature that keeps states and structures stable can be seen in living organisms. This adjusting and adaptive features are called homeostasis. This integrated adaptive feature is achieved by the cooperation of organs in living organisms. Living organisms in nature act dynamically due to this feature. Highly adaptive behavior caused by this feature is also observed in simple living organisms that have no neural circuits such as amoebas. Based on these facts, a method of control to generate homeostasis in robotic systems is proposed by assuming a robot system is an aggregation of oscillators and each parameter in a robot system is allocated to an oscillator. Especially, interaction between two independent robots as oscillator aggregation is focused in this paper.


A-life engineering Oscillator Homeostasis Robot 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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