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Experimental Analysis of the Reynolds Flocking Model*

J.D. Eversham / V.F. Ruiz
Published Online: 2012-03-12 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13230-012-0001-8


The classic Reynolds flocking model is formally analysed, with results presented and discussed. Flocking behaviour was investigated through the development of two measurements of flocking, flock area and polarisation, with a view to applying the findings to robotic applications. Experiments varying the flocking simulation parameters individually and simultaneously provide new insight into the control of flock behaviour.

Keywords: flocking; aggregation; traffic; control; swarm robotics; behaviour


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About the article

Received: 2011-11-09

Accepted: 2012-01-17

Published Online: 2012-03-12

Published in Print: 2011-09-01

Citation Information: Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 145–155, ISSN (Online) 2081-4836, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13230-012-0001-8.

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