Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems

The 13th International Symposium

  • Roderich Groß
  • Andreas Kolling
  • Spring Berman
  • Emilio Frazzoli
  • Alcherio Martinoli
  • Fumitoshi Matsuno
  • Melvin Gauci

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics book series (SPAR, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Distributed Coverage and Exploration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ragesh K. Ramachandran, Sean Wilson, Spring Berman
      Pages 3-16
    3. Elizabeth A. Jensen, London Lowmanstone, Maria Gini
      Pages 17-30
    4. Luca Giuggioli, Idan Arye, Alexandro Heiblum Robles, Gal A. Kaminka
      Pages 31-43
    5. Daniel Mox, Anthony Cowley, M. Ani Hsieh, C. J. Taylor
      Pages 45-58
    6. Marta Romeo, Jacopo Banfi, Nicola Basilico, Francesco Amigoni
      Pages 59-71
  3. Multi-Robot Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Rotem Manor, Alfred M. Bruckstein
      Pages 103-116
    3. Alyxander Burns, Bernd Schulze, Audrey St. John
      Pages 133-146
    4. David Saldaña, Amanda Prorok, Mario F. M. Campos, Vijay Kumar
      Pages 147-159
  4. Multi-Robot Estimation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Gal A. Kaminka, Ilan Lupu, Noa Agmon
      Pages 163-175
    3. Chetan D. Pahlajani, Indrajeet Yadav, Herbert G. Tanner, Ioannis Poulakakis
      Pages 177-190
    4. Mehran Zareh, Lorenzo Sabattini, Cristian Secchi
      Pages 191-204
    5. Golnaz Habibi, Sándor P. Fekete, Zachary Kingston, James McLurkin
      Pages 205-218
    6. Patricio J. Cruz, Christoph Hintz, Jonathan West, Rafael Fierro
      Pages 219-233
  5. Multi-Robot Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Philipp Schillinger, Mathias Bürger, Dimos V. Dimarogonas
      Pages 253-267
    3. Doo-Hyun Cho, Jung-Su Ha, Sujin Lee, Sunghyun Moon, Han-Lim Choi
      Pages 269-283
    4. Kai-Chieh Ma, Zhibei Ma, Lantao Liu, Gaurav S. Sukhatme
      Pages 285-298
    5. Fabrício R. Inácio, Douglas G. Macharet, Luiz Chaimowicz
      Pages 313-326
  6. Modular Robots and Smart Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Carl Nelson
      Pages 345-357
    3. Yang Li, John Klingner, Nikolaus Correll
      Pages 359-371
    4. Juan A. Escalera, Matthew J. Doyle, Francesco Mondada, Roderich Groß
      Pages 373-385
    5. Christopher Parrott, Tony J. Dodd, Roderich Groß
      Pages 401-414
    6. André Naz, Benoît Piranda, Thadeu Tucci, Seth Copen Goldstein, Julien Bourgeois
      Pages 415-429
  7. Swarm Robotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 431-431
    2. Carlo Pinciroli, Andrea Gasparri, Emanuele Garone, Giovanni Beltrame
      Pages 433-445
    3. Daniel S. Brown, Ryan Turner, Oliver Hennigh, Steven Loscalzo
      Pages 447-460
    4. Andreagiovanni Reina, Thomas Bose, Vito Trianni, James A. R. Marshall
      Pages 461-473
    5. Fernando Perez-Diaz, Stefan M. Trenkwalder, Rüdiger Zillmer, Roderich Groß
      Pages 475-486
    6. Simon Jones, Matthew Studley, Sabine Hauert, Alan Winfield
      Pages 487-501
    7. Muhanad H. Mohammed Alkilabi, Aparajit Narayan, Chuan Lu, Elio Tuci
      Pages 503-516
    8. Wei Li, Alvaro Miyazawa, Pedro Ribeiro, Ana Cavalcanti, Jim Woodcock, Jon Timmis
      Pages 517-529
    9. Gaëtan Podevijn, Rehan O’Grady, Carole Fantini-Hauwel, Marco Dorigo
      Pages 531-543
    10. Shiling Wang, Francis Colas, Ming Liu, Francesco Mondada, Stéphane Magnenat
      Pages 545-558
    11. Joe Collenette, Katie Atkinson, Daan Bloembergen, Karl Tuyls
      Pages 559-572
    12. Melvin Gauci, Radhika Nagpal, Michael Rubenstein
      Pages 573-586
  8. Multi-Robot Systems in Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 603-603

About this book


Distributed robotics is an interdisciplinary and rapidly growing area, combining research in computer science, communication and control systems, and electrical and mechanical engineering. Distributed robotic systems can autonomously solve complex problems while operating in highly unstructured real-world environments. They are expected to play a major role in addressing future societal needs, for example, by improving environmental impact assessment, food supply, transportation, manufacturing, security, and emergency and rescue services. The goal of the International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS) is to provide a forum for scientific advances in the theory and practice of distributed autonomous robotic systems.

This volume of proceedings include 47 original contributions presented at the 13th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS 2016), which was held at the Natural History Museum in London, UK, from November 7th to 9th, 2016. The selected papers in this volume are authored by leading researchers from around the world, thereby providing a broad coverage and perspective of the state-of-the-art technologies, algorithms, system architectures, and applications in distributed robotic systems. The book is organized into seven parts, representative of critical long-term and emerging research thrusts in the multi-robot community: Distributed Coverage and Exploration; Multi-Robot Control; Multi-Robot Estimation; Multi-Robot Planning; Modular Robots and Smart Materials; Swarm Robotics; and Multi-Robot Systems in Applications.




Autonomous Robots Cooperative Action Cooperative Perception DARS 2016 Distributed Robots Sensor Networks Swarm Intelligence

Editors and affiliations

  • Roderich Groß
    • 1
  • Andreas Kolling
    • 2
  • Spring Berman
    • 3
  • Emilio Frazzoli
    • 4
  • Alcherio Martinoli
    • 5
  • Fumitoshi Matsuno
    • 6
  • Melvin Gauci
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Automatic Control and Systems EngineeringUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of Automatic Control and Systems EngineeringUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  3. 3.School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy (SEMTE)Arizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  4. 4.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  5. 5.ENAC, IIE, DIALÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerland
  6. 6.Department of Mechanical Engineering and ScienceKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  7. 7.Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired EngineeringHarvard University Wyss Institute for Biologically InspiredCambridgeUSA

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73006-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73008-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2511-1256
  • Series Online ISSN 2511-1264
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