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[Publications]

Journal papers

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S. (2016). Information flow principles for plasticity in foraging robot swarms. Swarm Intelligence, 10(1), 33–63.
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Wilson, R., zu Erbach-Schoenberg, E., Albert, M., Power, D., Tudge, S., Gonzalez, M., Guthrie, S., Chamberlain, H., Brooks, C., Hughes, C., Pitonakova, L., Buckee, C., Lu, X., Wetter, E., Tatem, A. & Bengtsson, L. (2016). Rapid and near real-time assessments of population displacement using mobile phone data following disasters: The 2015 Nepal earthquake. PLOS Currents Disasters, DOI: 10.1371/currents.dis.d073fbece328e4c39087bc086d694b5c.

Pitonakova, L. (2013). Ultrastable neuroendocrine robot controller. Adaptive Behaviour, 21(1), 47-63.
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Conference publications (peer reviewed)

Pitonakova, L., Crowder R. & Bullock, S. (2016). Task allocation in foraging robot swarms: The Role of Information Sharing. In Gershenson, C. et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE XV), MIT Press, 306-313.
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Pitonakova, L., Crowder R. & Bullock, S. (2015). Design Patterns for Swarms of Robot Foragers. Abstract & poster at The International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg, Germany
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Pitonakova, L., Crowder R. & Bullock, S. (2014). Understanding the role of recruitment in collective robot foraging. In Lipson, H. et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 14), MIT Press, 264-271.
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Pitonakova, L. & Bullock, S. (2013). Controlling ant-based construction. In Lio, P. et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ECAL 2013), MIT Press, 151-158.
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Book chapters

Pitonakova, L. (2014). Afterword: Rise of the Machines. In: Amos, M. & Page, R. (eds.) Beta Life - Stories from an A-life Future. Comma Press, pp. 37-40.

Talks

2016: What is Life?: a talk about ALife at a Brighton Sceptics Cafe meetup.

2016: Task allocation in foraging robot swarms: The Role of Information Sharing: The Fifteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE XV)

2015: Object Oriented Software Development (In Python): a talk for members of the Flowminder Foundation and of The World Food Programme.

2015: The Hive Mind game: University of Sussex, 2015

2015: Towards Design Patterns for Robot Swarms: invited talk at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, Bristol, United Kingdom

2014: Software Project Planning & Management: workshop at 2014 Student Conference in Complexity Science (SCCS 2014)

2014: Understanding the Role of Recruitment in Collective Robot Foraging: The Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 14)

2013: Controlling Ant-Based Construction: Twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ECAL 2013)

2013: Information Exchange and Coordination in Robot Swarms: annual Agents, Interaction and Complexity meeting, University of Southampton

Posters

2015: Design Patterns for Swarms of Robot Foragers: The International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg, Germany

2015: Self-Organised Regulation of Foraging Traffic in Robotic Swarms: annual Complex Systems DTC meeting, University of Southampton

2014: Understanding the Role of Recruitment in Collective Robot Foraging: annual Complex Systems DTC meeting, University of Southampton

 

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