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Distributed Localization and Mapping with a Robotic Swarm

  • Joseph A. Rothermich
  • M. İhsan Ecemiş
  • Paolo Gaudiano
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3342)

Abstract

We describe a project where behaviors of robot swarms are designed and studied for use in a distributed mapping domain. Behaviors are studied in both simulation and physical robots. We discuss the advantages and challenges of swarm robotics, in general and specific to our research. Software implementations and algorithms are introduced, as well as methodologies for the creation and assessment of swarm behaviors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph A. Rothermich
    • 1
  • M. İhsan Ecemiş
    • 1
  • Paolo Gaudiano
    • 1
  1. 1.Icosystem CorporationCambridgeUSA

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