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Lenka Pitonakova Welcome to my web site!

I am a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Southampton and I currently work at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory. My research area is swarm robotics, in particular understanding information flow in robot swarms in order to arrive at formal design principles for multi-robot algorithms. My wider research interests include robotics and smart systems in general, especially those used in homes and in urban areas. I post about research on Twitter, LinkedIn and in my blog.

Apart from doing research, I am also a software developer with extensive experience in different languages, platforms and toolkits. My passion is computer games developent and I am always working on a personal side project when the time allows. Apart from programming, I enjoy creative writing, drawing and playing music.

I have a PhD in Simulation of Complex Systems, a Masters in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems and a BSc in Games Development.

Current research projects

Designing robot swarms

Current fun project: The Hive Mind: Collective building with robots

The Hive Mind

 

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