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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

Abstract

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, ISSN (Online) 2081-4836, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13230-012-0001-8.

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