Market-Based Multirobot Coordination: A Survey and Analysis

M Bernardine Dias, Robert Michael Zlot, Nidhi Kalra, and Anthony (Tony) Stentz
tech. report CMU-RI-TR-05-13, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 2005


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Abstract
Market-based multirobot coordination approaches have received significant attention and gained considerable popularity within the robotics research community in recent years. They have been successfully implemented in a variety of domains ranging from mapping and exploration to robot soccer. The research literature on market-based approaches to coordination has now reached a critical mass that warrants a survey and analysis. This paper addresses this need by providing an introduction to market-based multirobot coordination, a comprehensive review of the state of the art in the field, and a discussion of remaining challenges.

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Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Field Robotics Center
Number of pages: 25

Text Reference
M Bernardine Dias, Robert Michael Zlot, Nidhi Kalra, and Anthony (Tony) Stentz, "Market-Based Multirobot Coordination: A Survey and Analysis," tech. report CMU-RI-TR-05-13, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 2005

BibTeX Reference
@techreport{Dias_2005_5007,
   author = "M Bernardine Dias and Robert Michael Zlot and Nidhi Kalra and Anthony (Tony) Stentz",
   title = "Market-Based Multirobot Coordination: A Survey and Analysis",
   booktitle = "",
   institution = "Robotics Institute",
   month = "April",
   year = "2005",
   number= "CMU-RI-TR-05-13",
   address= "Pittsburgh, PA",
}