Team-aware Multirobot Strategy for Cooperative Path Clearing

Gita Sukthankar
AAAI-2000, July, 2000.


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Abstract
In this paper, we present a simulated version of a potential demining problem in which robotic minesweepers clear a battle area of anti-tank mines to enable troops to breach the field. The demining problem is modeled as a distributed optimization problem in which the robots strive to minimize an abstract cost function. Robots were simulated using the Java based simulator TeamBots (www.teambots.org).

Keywords
multirobot systems, simulation

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Center for Integrated Manfacturing Decision Systems
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Advanced Agent - Robotics Technology Lab

Text Reference
Gita Sukthankar, "Team-aware Multirobot Strategy for Cooperative Path Clearing," AAAI-2000, July, 2000.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Sukthankar_2000_3305,
   author = "Gita Sukthankar",
   title = "Team-aware Multirobot Strategy for Cooperative Path Clearing",
   booktitle = "AAAI-2000",
   month = "July",
   year = "2000",
}