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Swarm-Oriented Programming of Distributed Robot Networks

Carlo Pinciroli and Giovanni Beltrame

Article (2016)

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Cite this document: Pinciroli, C. & Beltrame, G. (2016). Swarm-Oriented Programming of Distributed Robot Networks. Computer, 49(12), p. 32-41. doi:10.1109/mc.2016.376
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Abstract

One challenge of programming soon-to-be-common large robotic teams is the definition of programming primitives that generate reusable and predictable behaviors. A new language construct allows developers to categorize robots using custom conditions and assign tasks to the groups created. The web extra at https://youtu.be/ddHXIef3nDo offers a real-life demonstration of a robot swarm programmed using Buzz, an extension language with dynamic typing.

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Robot kinematics, Programming, Robot sensing systems, Service robots, Radiation detectors, Drones, Software engineering, Swarm robotics, Robotics programming, Robot networks

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Subjects: 2600 Robotique > 2600 Robotique
2700 Technologie de l'information > 2706 Génie logiciel
Department: Département de génie informatique et génie logiciel
Research Center: Non applicable
Funders: CRSNG/NSERC
Grant number: 479149-2015
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2016 12:12
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2018 16:12
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/2360/
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Journal Title: Computer (vol. 49, no. 12)
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1109/mc.2016.376

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