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Modeling collective behavior: from physical particles to perceptual agents

From ASSISI | bf blog For group living animals, collective behaviors often depend on perception of environmental cues and social interactions among group members. As large animal societies often lack a global communication system, one of the most challenging problems

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Dynamics of Collective Decision Making of Honeybees in Complex Temperature Fields

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Szopek, M., Schmickl, T., Thenius, R., Radspieler, G., & Crailsheim, K. PloS one, 8(10), e76250, 2013. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076250 Used by the ASSISI | bf project Freshly emerged honeybees have a preferred temperature near 36 °C. However, in an arena with

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Dynamics of Neuronal Models in Online Neuroevolution of Robotic Controllers

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Silva, Fernando, Luís Correia, and Anders Lyhne Christensen. Progress in Artificial Intelligence. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, LNAI 8154, 2013. 90-101. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40669-0_9 Used by the ASSISI | bf project In this paper, we investigate the dynamics of different neuronal models on

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Population Dynamics of Centipede Game using an Energy Based Evolutionary Algorithm

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Mariano, Pedro, and Luis Correia. Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL. Vol. 12. 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7551/978-0-262-31709-2-ch168 Used by the ASSISI | bf project In the context of Evolutionary Game Theory, we have developed an evolutionary algorithm without an explicit fitness function

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A biomimetic honeybee robot for the analysis of the honeybee dance communication system

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Landgraf, T., Oertel, M., Rhiel, D., & Rojas, R. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2010 (pp. 3097-3102). IEEE, 2010. DOI 10.1109/IROS.2010.5650930 Used by the ASSISI | bf project A new biomimetic honeybee robot capable of dancing

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Social integration of robots into groups of cockroaches to control self-organized choices

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Halloy, J., Sempo, G., Caprari, G., Rivault, C., Asadpour, M., Tache, F., Saïd, I., Durier, V., Canonge, S., Amé, J. M., Detrain, C., Correll, N., Martinoli, A., Mondada, F., Siegwart, r., Deneubourg, J. L. Science, 318(5853), 1155-1158, 2007. DOI: 10.1126/science.1144259

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Experiments in automatic flock control

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Vaughan, R., Sumpter, N., Henderson, J., Frost, A., & Cameron, S. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 31(1), 109-117, 2000. DOI:10.1016/S0921-8890(99)00084-6 Used by the ASSISI | bf project The Robot Sheepdog Project has developed a mobile robot that gathers a flock of

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Development of a mobile robot to study the collective behavior of zebrafish

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F. Bonnet, P. Rétornaz, J. I. Halloy, A. Gribovskiy and F. Mondada. Proceedings of the IEEE RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Roma, Italy, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290826 Used by the ASSISI | bf project A robot accepted by

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A general methodology for the control of mixed natural-artificial societies

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F. Mondada, A. Martinoli, N. Correll, A. Gribovskiy and J. I. Halloy et al. Handbook of Collective Robotics: Fundamentals and Challenges, Pan Stanford Publishing, p. 399-428, 2013. http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9789814316422 Used by the ASSISI | bf project Mixed societies are dynamical systems,

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5 new publications from Assisi | bf

Assisi | bf publications page 1. Evolution of Spatial Pattern Formation by Autonomous Bio-Inspired Cellular Controllers Payam Zahadat, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2013 (2013), 721-728 2. Social Inhibition Manages Division of Labour in Artificial Swarm

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