Communication Strategies in Multi-robot Search and Retrieval: Experiences with MinDART
To explore the effects of different simple communications strategies on performance of robot teams, we have conducted a set of foraging experiments using real robots (the Minnesota Distributed Autonomous Robotic Team). Our experimental results show that more complex communication strategies do not necessarily improve task completion times, but tend to reduce variance in performance.
KeywordsCommunication Strategy Real Robot Communication Experiment Multiple Robot Robot Team
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