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Diversify @ ICT 2015

Video detailing the Diversify Project’s contribution to the FoCAS Networking Session @ ICT 2015 – Perspectives on Collectives: Insights into Collective Adaptive Systems.

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Nikolas Antzoulatos Interview

Nikolas Antzoulatos

Nikolas Antzoulatos is a Research Postgraduate at the University of Nottingham, UK, in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Group. He has a Masters of Engineering from the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen in Germany.

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DIVERSIFY: Security and privacy on the Web

Diversify

FoCAS project Diversify appear in the latest edition of  FET through the keyhole. Software enables every aspect of the Web. In a time when citizens increasingly rely on software services for many aspects of their daily lives, security and privacy

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Ognjen Scekic Interview

Ognjen Scekic

Ognjen Šćekić is a PhD student of the Vienna International PhD School of Informatics and project assistant at the Distributed Systems Group at the Institute of Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology. His research interests include rewarding and incentivizing models

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Assisi_bf coordinator on BBC and Fox News

Thomas Schmickl (Assisi_bf | subCultron | Flora Robotica) was interviewed by both the BBC and Fox News earlier in 2015, with regards to the CoCoRo project. On 1st June 2015 he appeared on the BBC. Watch the video ‘Underwater robots

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FoCAS project partner Thomas Schmickl in UK newspaper the Guardian

Thomas Schmickl from FoCAS partner Assisi_bf appeared in the Guardian article – “Robot swarms: scientists work to harness the power of the insect world” on Friday 18th September 2015. Excerpt: Thomas Schmickl of the Artificial Life Laboratory at the University

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Special Issue on Collective Adaptive Systems

Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience Scientific International Journal for Parallel and Distributed Computing A special issue that arose from the FoCAS Workshop @ SASO 2014. View here: http://www.scpe.org/index.php/scpe/issue/view/128 Special Issue: Introduction to the Special Issue on Collective Adaptive Systems Giacomo

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Can robots evolve? A video conversation between Jon Timmis and Alan Winfield

Can robots evolve?

Jon Timmis and Alan Winfield discuss robot evolution prior to Jon’s illuminating talk for FoCAS at the Edinburgh International Science Festival in April 2015.

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Gene regulatory networks creating patterns in a Kilobot swarm

Swarm Organ

Jorren Bosga, Fredrik Jansson (F.R.Jansson@uva.nl) Swarm-Organ Project, www.swarm-organ.eu As our ability to develop complex artificial systems improves, inspiration is sought in perhaps the most perfect example of complexity: nature. Especially in the new field of swarm robotics, which aims to

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FoCAS Newsletter Seven

FoCAS Newsletter Issue Seven

FoCAS Newsletter Issue Seven from FoCAS Initiative Download low resolution copy of the newsletter here  (PDF). View via ISSUU

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