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[Robot Flocking: Sensors and Control]

Multi-agent systems AI Date: Jan 2010

A group of robots This paper discusses various kinds of robot sensory input, approaches to motor control and ways they could be used for flocking. Focus is put on vision and Gibsonian optic flow that could be utilised by robots with advanced behaviour.

Also, infrared sensors and their advantages and disadvantages are discussed. Finally, the paper gives an overview of currently available robots that demonstrate collective behaviour and speculates how and whether adding 2D-image-based vision could give an advantage in terms of higher-level behaviour.

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