Wangyi Liu, Yasser E. Taima, Martin B. Short, Andrea L. Bertozzi


This paper presents a multi-scale searching and target-locating algorithm for a group of agents moving in a swarm and sensing potential targets. The aim of the algorithm is to use these agents to efficiently search for and locate targets with a finite sensing radius in some bounded area. We present an algorithm that both controls agent movement and analyzes sensor signals to determine where targets are located. We use computer simulations to determine the effectiveness of this collaborative searching. We derive some physical scaling properties of the system and compare the results to the data from the simulations.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Liu W., E. Taima Y., B. Short M. and L. Bertozzi A. (2010). MULTI-SCALE COLLABORATIVE SEARCHING THROUGH SWARMING . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8425-01-0, pages 222-231. DOI: 10.5220/0002942102220231

in Bibtex Style

author={Wangyi Liu and Yasser E. Taima and Martin B. Short and Andrea L. Bertozzi},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
SN - 978-989-8425-01-0
AU - Liu W.
AU - E. Taima Y.
AU - B. Short M.
AU - L. Bertozzi A.
PY - 2010
SP - 222
EP - 231
DO - 10.5220/0002942102220231