Colony of Robots for Exploration Based on Multi-Agent System
Keywords:Colony of robots, Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), robotics
In this paper a colony of robots for closed environments exploration isÂ presented. This small colony of robots, conformed by mobile robots and a quadcopter,Â is based on heterogeneous Multi-Agent System (MAS). The objective of the systemÂ is to quickly recognize a closed three-dimensional environment, without access toÂ references such as a Global Positioning System (GPS), to perform exploration of eachÂ unit with different characteristics and perform a joint recognition. All communicationsÂ work wirelessly with a system responsible of data collection, tracking and managing Â llÂ collected information. Finally, it provides a basis for multi-agent robots which allowÂ recognition, mapping and information gathering in places where units are efficientlyÂ deployed the entire colony’s abilities.
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