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Interactive Robotic Fish for the Analysis of Swarm Behavior

Raúl Rojas, Tim Landgraf, Hai Nguyen, Stefan Forgo, S. Schneider, J. Schröer, C. Krüger, Henrik Matzke, R. Clément, Jens Krause— 2013

Biomimetics robots can be used to analyze social behavior through active interference with live animals. We have developed a swarm of robotic fish that enables us to examine collective behaviors in fish shoals. The system uses small wheeled robots, moving under a water tank. The robots are coupled to a fish replica inside the tank using neodymium magnets. The position of the robots and each fish in the swarm is tracked by two cameras. The robots can execute certain behaviors integrating feedback from the swarm's position, orientation and velocity. Here, we describe implementation details of our hardware and software and show first results of the analysis of behavioral experiments.

TitelInteractive Robotic Fish for the Analysis of Swarm Behavior
VerfasserRaúl Rojas, Tim Landgraf, Hai Nguyen, Stefan Forgo, S. Schneider, J. Schröer, C. Krüger, Henrik Matzke, R. Clément, Jens Krause
VerlagSpringer-Verlag
Themabiomimetic robots, swarm intelligence, social behavior, social networks, swarm tracking
Datum20130612
KennungPrint ISBN 978-3-642-38702-9; Online ISBN 978-3-642-38703-6; DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-38703-6_1
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Erschienen inProceedings of the 4th International Conference (ICSI 2013), Harbin, China, June 12-15, 2013, part I. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7928.
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