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2008

Non-joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)
  1. M. Mokhtar, J. Timmis, A. Tyrrell, R. Bi. An Artificial Lymph Node Architecture for Homeostasis in Collective Robotic Systems. In Proc. of the Second IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO-2008), Workshop on Pervasive Adaptive Systems (PerAda), Venice, Italy, 20-24 October, 2008
  2. F. Schlachter, E. Meister, S. Kernbach, P. Levi. Evolve-ability of the robot platform in the Symbrion project. In Proc. of Second IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO-2008), Workshop on Pervasive Adaptive Systems (PerAda), Venice, Italy, 20-24 October, pp. 144-149, 2008, doi:10.1109/SASOW.2008.31
  3. M. Szopek, G. Radspieler, T. Schmickl, R. Thenius, K. Crailsheim. Recording and tracking of locomotion and clustering behaviour in young honeybees (Apis mellifera). In Proc. of the 6th international conference on methods and techniques in behavioral research - Measuring Behavior, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 26-29 August, 2008
  4. K. Košnar, T. Krajník, L. Přeučil. Visual Topological Mapping. In Proc. of the European Robotics Symposium (EUROS'08), pp. 333-342, Springer, 2008
  5. T. Krajník, L. Přeučil. A Simple Visual Navigation System with Convergence Property. In Proc. of the European Robotics Symposium (EUROS'08), Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (Herman Bruyninckx, Libor Preucil, Miroslav Kulich (Eds.) ), Vol. 44, pp. 283-292, 2008 (Springer Link subscription required for access)
  6. L. König, K. Jebens, S. Kernbach, P. Levi. Stability of on-line and on-board evolving of adaptive collective behavior, In Proc. of the European Robotics Symposium (EUROS'08), Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (Eds.: Herman Bruyninckx, Libor Preucil and Miroslav Kulich), Vol. 44, pp. 293-302, Springer, 2008

Joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)
  1. S. Kernbach, E. Meister, F. Schlachter, K. Jebens, M. Szymanski, J. Liedke, D. Laneri, L. Winkler, T. Schmickl, R. Thenius, P. Corradi, L. Ricotti. Symbiotic Robot Organisms: REPLICATOR and SYMBRION Projects. In Proc. of Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop (PerMIS 08), Gaithersburg, MD, USA, 19-21 August, pp. 62-69, 2008
  2. S. Kernbach, L. Ricotti, J. Liedke, P. Corradi, M. Rothermel. Study of macroscopic morphological features of symbiotic robotic organisms. In Proc. of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS08), Workshop on Self-reconfigurable robots, Nice, France, 22-26 September, pp.18-25, 2008
  3. H. Hamann, H. Wörn, K. Crailsheim, T. Schmickl. Spatial Macroscopic Models of a Bio-Inspired Robotic Swarm Algorithm. In Proc. of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS08), Workshop on Self-reconfigurable robots, Nice, France, 22-26 September, 2008

Non-joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. AFT. Winfield, W. Liu, J. Nembrini, A. Martinoli. Modelling a Wireless Connected Swarm of Mobile Robots. Swarm Intelligence, 2 (2-4), pp. 241-266, 2008
  2. T. Schmickl, K. Crailsheim. Trophallaxis within a robotic swarm: Bio-inspired communication among robots in a swarm. Autonomous Robots 25 (1-2), pp.171 – 188, 2008 (Springer Link subscription required for access)

Joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. T. Schmickl, R. Thenius, C. Moeslinger, G. Radspieler, S. Kernbach, M. Szymanski, K. Crailsheim. Get in touch: cooperative decision making based on robot-to-robot collisions. In “Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems”, Volume 18 (1), pp. 133–155, Springer, 2008 (Springer Link subscription required for access)

2009

Non-joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)

  1. J.-M. Montanier, and N. Bredeche. Embedded Evolutionary Robotics: The (1+1)-Restart-Online Adaptation Algorithm. In Proc. of the IROS'09 workshop Exploring New Horizons in Evolutionary Design of Robots (EvoDeRob), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2009, pp. 37--43
  2. M. Bodi, R. Thenius, T. Schmickl and K. Crailsheim. Robustness of Two Interacting Robot Swarms Using the Beeclust Algorithm. In Proc. of the 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD-09), Vienna, Austria, February 11 - 13, 2009, ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3
  3. C. Hartland, N. Bredeche, and M. Sebag. Memory-Enhanced Evolutionary Robotics: The Echo State Network Approach. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-09), Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21, IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 2788 --2795, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983292
  4. H. Hamann. Pattern Formation as a Transient Phenomenon in the Nonlinear Dynamics of a Multi-Agent System. In Proc. of the 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD-09), Vienna, Austria, February 11 - 13, 2009, ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3
  5. A. R. Ismail and J. Timmis. Aggregation of Swarms for Fault Tolerance in Swarm Robotics using an Immuno-engineering Approach. In Proc. of the 9th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI-2009), University of Nottingham, UK, September 7-9, 2009, pp.
  6. S. Kernbach, P. Levi, E. Meister, F. Schlachter, and O. Kernbach. Towards self-adaptation of robot organisms with a high developmental plasticity. In Proc. of the First International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE-09), Athens/Glyfada, Greece, pp. 180--187, 2009, doi: 10.1109/ComputationWorld.2009.11
  7. K. Kosnar, T. Krajnik, V. Vonasek, and L. Preucil. LaMa - Large Maps Framework. In Proc. of Workshop on Field Robotics, Civilian-European Robot Trial 2009. Oulu, University of Oulu, 2009, pp. 9--16. ISBN 978-951-42-9176-0.
  8. P. Levi. Development of Evolutionary and Self-Assembling Robot-Organisms. In Proc. of the 20th Anniversary IEEE MHS-2009 and Micro-Nano Global COE, Nagoya, Japan, November 9 -11, 2009, pp. 1--6, ISBN:978-1-4244-5095-4 (IEEEXplore subscription required for access)
  9. W. Liu, A.F.T. Winfield and J. Sa. A macroscopic probabilistic model of adaptive foraging in swarm robotics systems. In Proc. of the 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD-09), Special Session on Modelling the Swarm, Vienna, Austria, February 11 - 13, 2009, ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3
  10. W. Liu and A.F.T. Winfield. Implementation of an IR approach for autonomous docking in a self-configurable robotics system. In T. Kyriacou, U. Nehmzow, C. Melhuish and M. Witkowski, editors, Proc. of 10th Anniversary of TAROS Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Londonderry, UK, August 31 - September 3, 2009, pp. 251--258
  11. H. K. Lau, I. Baite, J. Timmis. An Immuno-engineering Approach for Anomaly Detection in Swarm Robotics. In Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, York, UK 2009, August 9 - 12, 2009, vol. 5666, pp. 146-150
  12. M. Mokhtar, J. Timmis, A. Tyrrell and R. Bi. A Modified Dendritic Cell Algorithm for On-Line Error Detection in Robotic System. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2009), Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21, 2009, pp. 2055--2062, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983194
  13. G. Radspieler, R. Thenius and T. Schmickl. Individual Based Modelling of Temperature Induced Aggregation Behaviour. In Proc. of the 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD-09), Vienna, Austria, February 11 - 13, 2009, ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3
  14. M. Schut, E. Haasdijk and A. Prieto. Is situated evolution an alternative for classical evolution? In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-2009), Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21, IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 2971--2976, doi:10.1109/CEC.2009.4983317
  15. M. Schut, E. Haasdijk and A.E. Eiben. What is situated evolution? In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-2009), Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21, IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 3277--3284, doi:10.1109/CEC.2009.4983360
  16. F. Schlachter, E. Meister, S. Kernbach and P. Levi. Employing symbiotic robots to enhance pervasive systems. PerAda Magazin, 2009, doi: 10.2417/2200902.1499
  17. T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. Modelling a Hormone-Based Robot Controller. In Proc. of the 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD-09), Vienna, Austria, February 11 - 13, 2009, ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3
  18. T. Schmickl, J. Stradner, H. Hamann and K. Crailsheim. Major Feedbacks that Support Artificial Evolution in Multi-Modular Robotics. In Proc. of the IROS'09 workshop Exploring New Horizons in Evolutionary Design of Robots (EvoDeRob), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2009, pp. 63--72
  19. S.K. Smit and A.E. Eiben. Comparing Parameter Tuning Methods for Evolutionary Algorithms. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-2009), Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21,IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 399 — 406, doi:10.1109/CEC.2009.4982974
  20. J. Svab, T. Krajnik, J. Faigl and L. Preucil: FPGA-based Speeded Up Robust Features. In 2009 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (CD-ROM). Boston: IEEE, 2009, pp. 35--41, ISBN 978-1-4244-4992-7 (IEEEXplore subscription required for access)
  21. M. Szymanski, J. Fischer, and H. Wörn. Investigating the Effect of Pruning on the Diversity and Fitness of Robot Controllers based on MDL2e during Genetic Programming. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-2009), Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21, IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 2780 — 2787, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983291 (IEEEXplore subscription required for access)
  22. J. Timmis, M. Neal, and J. Thorniley. An Adaptive Neuro-Endocrine System for Robotic Systems, In Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Robotic Intelligence in Informationally Structured Space (RiiSS-09), Nashville, USA, IEEE Press, pp. 128--136, 2009, doi: 10.1109/RIISS.2009.4937917
  23. R. Thenius, T. Schmickl and K. Crailsheim. Novel Concept of Modelling Embryology For Structuring an Artificial Neural Network. In Proc. of the 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD'09), Vienna, Austria, February 11 - 13, 2009, ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3
  24. L. Winkler and H. Wörn. Symbricator3D - A Distributed Simulation Environment for Modular Robots. In Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA-09), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5928, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 1266--1277, ISBN: 978-3-642-10816-7, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-10817-4\_127 (Springer Link subscription required for access)

Joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)
  1. G. Baele, N. Bredeche, E. Haasdijk, S. Maere, N. Michiels, Y. Van de Peer, T. Schmickl, C. Schwarzer, R. Thenius. Open-ended on-board evolutionary robotics for robot swarms. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2009), pp. 1123--1130, May 18-21, Trondheim, Norway, 2009. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983072
  2. R. Humza, O. Scholz, M. Mokhtar, J. Timmis, and A. Tyrrell. Towards Energy Homeostasis in an Autonomous Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robotic Organism. In Proc. of the First International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE-09), Athens, Greece, 2009, pp.21--26 , doi: 10.1109/ComputationWorld.2009.83
  3. S. Kernbach, E. Meister, O. Scholz, R. Humza, J. Liedke, L. Ricotti, J. Jemai, J. Havlik, W. Liu, Evolutionary Robotics: The Next-Generation-Platform for On-line and On-board Artificial Evolution. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-2009), May 18-21, Trondheim, Norway, 2009, pp. 1079 — 1086, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983066
  4. S. Kernbach, H. Hamann, J. Stradner, R. Thenius, T. Schmickl, K. Crailsheim, A. C. van Rossum, M. Sebag, N. Bredeche, Y. Yao, G. Baele, Y. Van de Peer, J. Timmis, M. Mokhtar, A. Tyrrell, A. E. Eiben, S. P. McKibbin, W. Liu, A. F. T. Winfield. On adaptive self-organization in artificial robot organisms. In Proc. of the 2009 Computation World: Future Computing, Service Computation, Cognitive, Adaptive, Content, Patterns (ComputationWorld 2009), pp. 33--43, November 15-20, Athens, Greece, 2009. doi: 10.1109/ ComputationWorld.2009.9 (IEEEXplore subscription required for access)
  5. S. Kernbach, T. Schmickl, J. Timmis, "Collective Adaptive Systems: Challenges Beyond Evolvability", workshop Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems, November 3-4, 2009, Brussels
  6. M. Szymanski, L. Winkler, D. Laneri, F. Schlachter, A.C. van Rossum, T. Schmickl, and R. Thenius. SymbricatorRTOS: A Flexible and Dynamic Framework for Bio-Inspired Robot Control Systems and Evolution. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC-2009), May 18-21, Trondheim, Norway, 2009, pp. 3314 — 3321, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2009.4983365
  7. T. Schmickl, S. Kernbach. Creating adaptive systems that are as rich as their natural counterparts? Challenges for Evolvability, workshop Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems, November 3-4, Brussels, 2009
  8. J. Timmis, S. Kernbach. Collective Adaptive Systems: The Need for Homeostasis, workshop Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems, November 3-4, Brussels, 2009

Non-joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. A.F.T. Winfield. Foraging Robots. In Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science, Editor in chief RA Meyers, Springer, ISBN: 978-0-387-75888-6, 2009, pp. 3682--3700, doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-30440-3\_217

Joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. P. Courtney, O. Michel, A.Cangelosi, V. Tikhanoff, G. Metta and S. Kernbach. Cognitive Systems Platforms using Open Source. In "Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent Systems" (Eds.: R. Madhavan, E. Tunstel, and E. Messina), pp. 139--168, Springer, 2009, doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0492-8\_{}7
  2. S. Kernbach, R. Thenius, O. Kernbach and T. Schmickl. Re-Embodiment of Honeybee Aggregation Behavior in Artificial Micro-Robotic System, In "Adaptive Behavior", Vol. 17(3), pp. 237--259, 2009. doi: 10.1177/1059712309104966

2010

Non-joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)

  1. R. Bi, J. Timmis, and A. Tyrrell. The Diagnostic Dendritic Cell Algorithm for Robotic Systems. In Proc. of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI-10), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1--8, IEEE Press, 2010, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2010.5586499
  2. J.D. Bjerknes, and A.F.T. Winfield. On Fault-tolerance and Scalability of Swarm Robotic Systems. In Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic (DARS-2010), Lausanne, Switzerland, 1-3 November, 2010.
  3. N. Bredeche, and J.-M. Montanier. Environment-driven Embodied Evolution in a Population of Autonomous Agents. In Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN XI), Krakow, Poland, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.6239, Part II, pp. 290–-299, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15844-5_34
  4. S. Chevallier, H. Paugam-Moisy, and M. Sebag. SpikeAnts: a spiking neuron network modelling the emergence of organization in a complex system. In Proc. of the 23rd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS-2010), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 379--387, Curran Associates Inc., 2010.
  5. P. Delarboulas, and M. Sebag. Crit`eres d'evaluation autonomes en robotique embarquee : analyse de la quantite d'information du flot des donnees sensori-motrices. In Proc. of the 17th Conference Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle (RFIA-2010), 2010.
  6. P. Delarboulas, M. Schoenauer, and M. Sebag. Open-Ended Evolutionary Robotics: An Information Theoretic Approach. In Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature(PPSN XI), Krakow, Poland, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6238, pp. 334--343, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15844-5_34
  7. P. O'Dowd , A.F.T. Winfield, and M. Studley. Towards Accelerated Distributed Evolution for Adaptive Behaviours in Swarm Robotics. In Proc. of the 11th Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2010), Plymouth, UK, pp.169--175, Lulu, 2010.
  8. A. E. Eiben, G. Karafotias, and E. Haasdijk. Self-adaptive mutation in on-line, on-board evolutionary robotics. In Proc. of the Workshop on Self-Organisation in Pervasive Adaptive Systems (PerAda) at the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO-10), Budapest, Hungary, IEEE Press, 2010.
  9. J. Faigl, T. Krajnik, V. Vonasek, L. Preucil. Surveillance Planning with Localization Uncertainty for UAVs. In Proc. of the 3rd Israeli Conference on Robotics (ICR-2010), Herzlia, Israel, 10--11 November, 2010.
  10. E. Haasdijk, A. Rusu, and A.E. Eiben. HyperNEAT for Locomotion Control in Modular Robots. In Proc. of the 9th international conference on Evolvable systems: from biology to hardware (ICES-2010), York, UK, Lecture Notes In Computer Science (Eds: G. Tempesti et al.), Vol. 6247, pp. 169--180, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15323-5_15
  11. E. Haasdijk, A.E. Eiben, and G. Karafotias. On-line evolution of robot controllers by an encapsulated evolution strategy. In Proc. of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI-10), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1--7, IEEE Press, 2010, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2010.5585926
  12. H. Hamann, J. Stradner, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. Artificial Hormone Reaction Networks: Towards Higher Evolvability in Evolutionary Multi-Modular Robotics. In Proc. of the Twelfth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp. 773--780, MIT Press, 2010.
  13. H. Hamann, J. Stradner, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. A Hormone-Based Controller for Evolutionary Multi-Modular Robotics: From Single Modules to Gait Learning. In Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (WCCI-10), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 244--251, IEEE Press, 2010, doi: 10.1109/CEC.2010.5585994
  14. H. Hamann, B. Meyer, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. A Model of Symmetry Breaking in Collective Decision-Making. In Proc. of the 11th international conference on Simulation of adaptive behavior: from animals to animats (SAB-10), Paris, France, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: S. Doncieux et al.), Vol. 6226, pp. 639--648, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15193-4
  15. S. Kernbach. Heterogeneous Self-Assembling based on Constraint Satisfaction Problem. In Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems (DARS-2010), Lausanne, Switzerland, 1-3 November, 2010.
  16. W. Liu and A.F.T.Winfield. Autonomous morphogenesis in self-assembling robots using IR-based sensing and local communications. In Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS-2010), Brussels, Belgium, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: M. Dorigo et al.), Vol. 6234, pp. 107--118, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15461-4_10 (Springer Link subscription required for access)
  17. R. Mayet, J. Roberz, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. Antbots: A feasible visual emulation of pheromone trails for swarm robots. In Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS-2010), Brussels, Belgium, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: M. Dorigo et al.), Vol. 6234, pp. 84--94, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15461-4_8
  18. Ch. Moslinger, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. Emergent Flocking with Low-End Swarm Robots. In Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS-2010), Brussels, Belgium, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: M. Dorigo et al.), Vol. 6234, pp. 424--431, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15461-4_40
  19. L. Mudrova, J. Faigl, J. Halgavsik, T. Krajnik. Estimation of Mobile Robot Pose from Optical Mouses. In Proc. of the International Conference on Research and Education in Robotics (Eurobot-2010) (CD-ROM), Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, May 27-30, 2010 (Springer Link subscription required for access)
  20. A.C. van Rossum. Genetic Encoding of Robot Metamorphosis: How to Evolve a Glider with a Genetic Regulatory Network. In Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS-2010), Brussels, Belgium, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: M. Dorigo et al.), Vol. 6234, pp. 564--565, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15461-4_62
  21. A.C. van Rossum, and J.H. van den Herik. Circadian Robotic Metamorphosis. In Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EPIROB-2010), Örenäs Slott, Sweden, 2010.
  22. A.C. van Rossum, J.H. van den Herik. Designing Robotic Metamorphosis. In Proc. of the 22nd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC-2010), Luxembourg, 2010.
  23. T. Schmickl, H. Hamann, J. Stradner, R. Mayet,and K. Crailsheim. Complex Taxis-Behaviour in a Novel Bio-Inspired Robot Controller. In Proc. of the Twelfth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp. 648-655, MIT Press, 2010.
  24. J. Stradner, H. Hamann, T. Schmickl, R. Thenius, and K. Crailsheim. Evolving a novel bio-inspired controller in reconfigurable robots. In Proc. of the 10th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL-09), Budapest, Hungary, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5777/5778, pp. 132--139, Springer-Verlag, 2010.
  25. R. Thenius, M. Bodi, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. Using Virtual Embryogenesis for Structuring Controllers. In Proc. of the 9th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS-10), Edinburgh, UK, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds.: E. Hart et al.), Vol. 6209, pp. 312-313, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-14547-6_27
  26. J. Timmis and A. Tyrrell. On Homeostasis in Collective Robotic Systems. In Proc. of the 9th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS-10), Edinburgh, UK, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: E. Hart et al.), Vol. 6209, pp. 307--309, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-14547-6_25 (Springer Link subscription required for access)

Joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)

  1. N. Bredeche, E. Haasdijk, and A.E. Eiben. On-line, On-board Evolution of Robot Controllers. In Proc. of the 9th international conference on Artificial Evolution (Evolution Artificielle 2009), Strasbourg, France, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5975, pp. 110--121, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-14156-0_10
  2. A.E. Eiben, M.C. Schut, and S. Kernbach. Towards New Principles of Unbound Embodied Evolution. In Proc. of the fourth EmergeNET meeting "EmergeNET4 - Engineering Emergence", York, UK, 19--20 April, 2010 (extended abstract)
  3. S. Kernbach, T. Schmickl, H. Hamann, J. Stradner, Ch. Schwarzer, F. Schlachter, A.F.T. Winfield, R. Matthias. Adaptive Action Selection Mechanisms for Evolutionary Multimodular Robotics. In Proc. of the twelfth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp. 781-788, MIT Press (open access), 2010.
  4. S. Kernbach, O. Scholz, K. Harada, S. Popesku, J. Liedke, H. Raja, W. Liu, F. Caparrelli, J. Jemai, J. Havlik, E. Meister, and P. Levi. Multi-robot organisms: state of the art. In Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-2010), workshop on "Modular Robots: State of the Art", Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 1--10, 2010.
  5. S. Kernbach, E. Meister, F. Schlachter, O. Kernbach, F. Caparrelli, S. McKibbin, A. van Rossum and P. Levi. Robotic Evolutionary Self-Programming and Self-Assembling Organisms. Poster of the 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys-2010), Zurich, Switzerland, 27--28 January, 2010.
  6. J. Owen, S. Stepney, J. Timmis, and A. Winfield. Exploiting Loose Horizontal Coupling in Evolutionary Swarm Robotics. In Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS-2010), Brussels, Belgium, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Eds: M. Dorigo et al.), Vol. 6234, pp. 432--439, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15461-4
  7. F. Schlachter, Ch. Schwarzer, S. Kernbach, N. Michiels, and P. Levi. Structural Online Evolution of Neural Networks for Robot Control. In Proc. of the Second International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE-2010), Lisbon, Portugal, 21-26 November, 2010.
  8. D. Sutantyo, S. Kernbach, V.A.Nepomnyashchikh, and P. Levi. Multi-Robot Searching Algorithm Using Levy Flight and Artificial Potential Field. In Proc. of the eighth IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR-2010), Bremen, Germany, 2010.

Non-joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)

  1. A.E. Eiben, E. Haasdijk, and N. Bredeche. Embodied, On-line, On-board Evolution for Autonomous Robotics. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 367--388, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6
  2. R. Humza, and O. Scholz. Energy Autonomy and Energy Harvesting in Reconfigurable Swarm Robotics. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 116--135, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  3. S. Kernbach, and O. Kernbach. Structural Self-Organized Control. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 309--328, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  4. S. Kernbach. Challenges of Pervasive Adaptation: Viewpoint from Robotics. In "Pervasive Adaptation. Research Agenda for Future and Emerging Technologies". A book by Th. Sc. Community (Coordinated by A. Ferscha), PerAda, pp. 26--29, 2010.
  5. S. Kernbach. Concepts of Symbiotic Robot Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 5--24, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  6. S. Kernbach. Towards application of collective robotics in industrial environment (chapter in book), In G.G. Rigatos (ed.), Industrial Systems: Modelling, Automation and Adaptive Behaviour, IGI Global, pp. 18--49, 2010.
  7. S. Kernbach. Living Technology and Robotics. In "Living Technology: 5 Questions", (Eds.: M. Bedau, P. G. Hansen, E. Parke, S. Rasmusen), Automatic Press/VIP, pp. 105-110, 2010
  8. S. Kernbach, E. Meister, F. Schlachter, O. Kernbach. Adaptation and Self-adaptation of Developmental Multi-Robot Systems. In "International Journal On Advances in Intelligent Systems", vol.3(1&2), pp. 121--140, 2010.
  9. T. Krajník, J. Faigl, V. Vonásek, K. Košnar, M. Kulich, L. Přeučil. Simple, Yet Stable Bearing-Only Navigation. In "Journal of Field Robotics", Vol. 27(5), pp. 511--533, 2010, doi: 10.1002/rob.20354
  10. T. Krajník, J. Faigl, V. Vonásek, H. Szucsova, O. Fiser, L. Přeučil. A Monocular Navigation System for RoboTour Competition. In "AT&P journal PLUS 2", Vol. 2, pp. 57--63, 2010. ISSN 1336-5010.
  11. W. Liu and A.F.T. Winfield. A Macroscopic Probabilistic Model for Collective Foraging with Adaptation. In "International Journal of Robotics Research", Vol. 29(14), pp. 1743--1760, 2010, doi:10.1177/0278364910375139.
  12. P. Levi. Application of Embodied Cognition to the Development of Artificial Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 204--230, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  13. E. Meister. Kinematics and Dynamics for Robot Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 329--339, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  14. E. Meister. Pervasive Adaptation in Robotic Systems. In "Pervasive Adaptation. Research Agenda for Future and Emerging Technologies". A book by Th. Sc. Community (Coordinated by A. Ferscha), PerAda, pp. 10--11, 2010.
  15. A. C. van Rossum, S.P. McKibbin, A.H. Salden, and T.P. Schmidt. Emergent Cognitive Sensor Fusion. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 185--203, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6
  16. T. Schmickl, H. Hamann, J. Stradner, and K. Crailsheim. Adaptive Control Mechanisms: Hormone-based Control for Multi-modular Robotics. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 243--265, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  17. M. Schoenauer, and M. Sebag. Machine Learning for Autonomous Robotics. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 340--356, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  18. Ch. Schwarzer, Ch. Hösler, and N.K. Michiels. Artificial Sexuality and Reproduction of Robot Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 389--408, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  19. R. Thenius, M. Bodi, T. Schmickl, and K. Crailsheim. Adaptive Control Mechanisms: Evolving Artificial Neural Networks and Artificial Embryology. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 266--285, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  20. J. Timmis, E. Hart and P. Andrews. On Artificial Immune Systems and Swarm Intelligence. In "Swarm Intelligence", Vol. 4(4), pp. 247--273, doi: 10.1007/s11721-010-0045-5
  21. A.F.T. Winfield, W. Liu and J.D. Bjerknes. Functional and Reliability Modelling of Swarm Robotic Systems. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 56--79, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  22. A.F.T. Winfield and F. Griffiths. Towards the Emergence of Artificial Culture in Collective Robotic Systems. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 431--439, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  23. L. Winkler. Modular Robot Simulation. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 136--165, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)

Joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)

  1. G. Baele, Y. Yao, Y. Van de Peer, A.F.T. Winfield, S. Kernbach. Adaptive Control Mechanisms:General Controller Framework. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 231--242, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  2. K. Harada, P. Corradi, S. Popesku, and J. Liedke. Reconfigurable Heterogeneous Mechanical Modules. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 80--115, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6(Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  3. P. Levi and H. Haken. Towards a Synergetic Quantum Field Theory for Evolutionary, Symbiotic Multi-Robotics. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 25--55, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  4. N. Owens, J. Timmis, A. Greensted, and A. Tyrrell. Elucidation of T cell signalling models. In "Journal of Theoretical Biology", Vol.262(3), pp.452-470, 2010, doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.10.017
  5. L. Přeučil, P. Stepan, T. Krajník, K. Košnar, A. van Rossum, and A. Salden. Cognitive Approach in Artificial Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 166--184, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  6. V. Redko, and S. Kernbach. Self-learning Behavior of Virus-like Artificial Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 409--429, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  7. A. C. van Rossum, S.P. McKibbin, A.H. Salden, and T.P. Schmidt. Emergent Cognitive Sensor Fusion. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 185--203, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)
  8. J. Timmis, A. Tyrrell, M. Mokhtar, A. Ritahani Ismail, N. Owens, and R. Bi. An Artificial Immune System for Robot Organisms. In "Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms" (Eds.: P. Levi and S. Kernbach), pp. 285--310, Springer-Verlag, 2010, doi: 10.1007/979-3-642-11692-6 (Springer Link subscription required for access, book chapter)

2011

Non-joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)
  1. R. Akrour, M. Schoenauer, M. Sebag. Preference-based Policy Learning. In "Eur. Conf. on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery from Databases". Springer Verlag LNCS Vol 6911, pp 12-27, 2011.
  2. S. Doncieux, J.-B. Mouret, N. Bredeche, V. Padois. Evolutionary Robotics: Exploring New Horizons. In "New Horizons in Evolutionary Robotics". Springer Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 341, pp. 3--25, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-18272-3_1
  3. H. Hamann, T. Schmickl, K. Crailsheim. Coupled Inverted Pendulums: A Benchmark for Evolving Decentral Controllers in Modular Robotics. In Proc. of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2011), Dublin, Ireland, 12th-15th July, 2011.
  4. J.-M. Montanier, N. Bredeche. Embedded Evolutionary Robotics: The (1+1)-Restart-Online Adaptation Algorithm. In "New Horizons in Evolutionary Robotics". Springer Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 341, pp. 155--169, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-18272-3_11
  5. E. Meister, S. Stepanenko, and S. Kernbach. Adaptive Locomotion of Multibody Snake-like Robot. In Proc. of the International Conference on Multibody Dynamics (ICMBD 2011), Brussels, Belgium, 4th-7th July, 2011.
  6. E. Meister, and D. Kryvoukhov. An artificial tactile sensor skin for modular robots. In Proc. of the International Conference on Multibody Dynamics (ICMBD 2011), Brussels, Belgium, 4th-7th July, 2011.
  7. Y. Yao, G. Baele and Y. Van de Peer. A bio-inspired agent-based system for controlling robot behaviour. In Proc. of IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2011), Paris, France, 11th-15th April, 2011.
  8. Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim. Coupled Inverted Pendulums: A Benchmark for Evolving Decentral Controllers in Modular Robotics. In 13th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2011, Natalio Krasnogor and Pier Luca Lanzi (eds.), pp. 195-202, 2011, doi: 10.1145/2001576.2001604
  9. Jens Liedke, Heinz Wörn. CoBoLD - A Bonding Mechanism for Modular Self-Reconfigurable Mobile Robots. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO 2011)
  10. Rene Matthias, Heinz Wörn. Utilizing the Full Potential of a New Flexible Platform in Modular Self-Reconfigurable Mobile Robotics. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO 2011)
  11. Lutz Winkler, Adrian Friebel, Heinz Wörn. A Distance and Diversity Measure for Improving the Evolutionary Process of Modular Robot Organisms. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO 2011)
  12. Lutz Winkler, Alexander Kettler, Marc Szymanski, Heinz Wörn. The Robot Formation Language - A Formal Descriptions of Formations for Collective Robots In ``Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Swarm Intelligence 2011 (SIS 2011)'', pp. 1--8, Apr. 11-15, 2011, doi: 10.1109/SIS.2011.5952577
  13. Wenguo Liu and Alan F.T. Winfield. Distributed autonomous morphogenesis in a self-assembling robotic system. In ``Morphogenetic Engineering: Toward Programmable Complex Systems'', Rene Doursat, Hiroki Sayama and Olivier Michel (eds.). New England Complex Systems Institute Book Series on Complexity, Springer-Verlag. In press.
  14. Vojtěch Vonásek and M. Kulich and T. Krajník and M. Saska and D. Fi\v{s}er. Techniques for Modeling Simulation Environments for Modular Robotics. In Proccedings of International Conference on Mathematical Modelling. Vienna University of Technology, 2012
  15. Vojtěch Vonásek and J. Faigl and T. Krajník and L. Přeučil. A Sampling Schema for Rapidly Exploring Random Trees Using a Guiding Path. In ``Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Mobile Robots''. Orebro: AASS Research Centre, 2011, p. 201-206.
  16. M. Saska, and V. Vonásek and V. Kulich and D. Fi\v{s}ser and T. Krajník. Bringing Reality to Evolution of Modular Robots: Bio-Inspired Techniques for Building a Simulation Environment in the SYMBRION Project. In ``Reconfigurable Modular Robotics: Challenges of Mechatronic and Bio-Chemo-Hybrid Systems''. Piscataway: IEEE, 2011, p. 1-6.
  17. Jean-Marc Montanier, Nicolas Bredeche. Surviving the Tragedy of Commons: Emergence of Altruism in a Population of Evolving Autonomous Agents. In Tom Lenaerts, Mario Giacobini, Hugues Bersini, Paul Bourgine, Marco Dorigo and René Doursat, Eds., Proc. European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL'11, pp. 550-558, MIT Press
  18. Sylvain Cussat-Blanc, Nicolas Bredeche, Herve Luga, Yves Duthen, Marc Schoenauer. Gene Regulatory Network and Spatial Computation: A Case Study. In Tom Lenaerts, Mario Giacobini, Hugues Bersini, Paul Bourgine, Marco Dorigo and René Doursat, Eds., Proc. European Conference on Artificial Life , ECAL'11, pp. 192-200, MIT Press
  19. Sylvain Chevallier, Nicolas Bredeche, Helene Paugam-Moisy, Michèle Sebag. Emergence of Temporal and Spatial Synchronous Behaviors in a Foraging Swarm. In Tom Lenaerts, Mario Giacobini, Hugues Bersini, Paul Bourgine, Marco Dorigo and René Doursat, Eds., European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL'11, pp. 125-133, MIT Press
  20. Jean-Marc Montanier, Nicolas Bredeche. Emergence of Altruism in Open-ended Evolution in a Population of Autonomous Agents. Accepted as poster at GECCO 2011
  21. Asuki Kono, Jean-Marc Montanier, Shigeru Takano, Nicolas Bredeche, Marc Schoenauer, Michèle Sebag, Einoshin Suzuki. On-board Evolutionary Algorithm and Off-line Rule Discovery for Column Formation in Swarm Robotics. In ``2011 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology''. Vol. 3, pp. 220-227, 2011, doi: {10.1109/WI-IAT.2011.143
  22. Jean-Marc Montanier, Nicolas Bredeche. Embedded Evolutionary Robotics: The (1+1)-Restart-Online Adaptation Algorithm. In ``New Horizons in Evolutionary Robotics. Springer Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence'', Vol. 341, pp.155-169, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-18272-3_11
  23. Riad Akrour, Marc Schoenauer and Michèle Sebag. Preference-Based Policy Learning. In Dimitrios Gunopulos et al., editors, Proc. ECML/PKDD'11, pp 12-27, LNCS 6911, Springer Verlag, 2011.
  24. Thenius, R., Dauschan, M., Schmickl, T., and Crailsheim, K. Regenerative abilities in modular robots using virtual embryogenesis. In International Conference on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems, ICAIS’11, Klagenfurt, AT, September 06-08, 2011. Proceedings (2011), pp. 227–237.
  25. Dauschan, M., Thenius, R., Schmickl, T., and Crailsheim, K. Using virtual embryogenesis multi-robot organisms. In International Conference on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems, ICAIS’11, Klagenfurt, AT, September 06-08, 2011. Proceedings (2011), pp. 238–247.
  26. Rai, V., van Rossum, A.C., Correll, N., Self-Assembly of Modular Robots from a Finite Number of Modules using Graph Grammars. In ``International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011)'', pp. 4783-4789, 2011, doi: 10.1109/IROS.2011.6095038
  27. Rene Matthias, Heinz Wörn. Utilizing the Full Potential of a New Flexible Platform in Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robotics. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO 2011)
  28. E. Meister, S. Stepanenko, and S. Kernbach. Adaptive Locomotion of Multibody Snake-like Robot. In Proc. of the International Conference on Multibody Dynamics (ICMBD 2011), Brussels, Belgium, 4th-7th July, 2011.
  29. E. Meister, and D. Kryvoukhov. An artificial tactile sensor skin for modular robots. In Proc. of the International Conference on Multibody Dynamics (ICMBD 2011), Brussels, Belgium, 4th-7th July, 2011.

Non-joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. Alan F.T. Winfield. Article in New Scientist: Five roboethical principles - for humans, Issue 2811, 9 May 2011. (Registration required for access)
  2. S. Kernbach, O. Kernbach. Collective energy homeostasis in a large-scale microrobotic swarm, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 59, pp. 1021-1130, 2011, doi: 10.1016/j.robot.2011.08.001

Joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)
  1. Thomas Schmickl, Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Lutz Winkler, Karl Crailsheim. Major Feedbacks Supporting Artificial Evolution in Multi-Modular Robotics. In "New Horizons in Evolutionary Robotics", Studies in Computational Intelligence Vol. 341, Stephane Doncieux, Nicolas Bredeche, Jean-Baptiste Mouret (editors), pp. 195-209, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-18272-3 (Springer Link subscription required for access)
  2. Lachlan Murray, Wenguo Liu, Alan Winfield, Jon Timmis, and Andy Tyrrell, Analysing the Reliability of a Self-reconfigurable Modular Robotic System, in Proc. 2011 International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems (BIONETICS 2011), York, December 2011.
  3. Serge Kernbach, Jens Liedke, Rene Matthias, Florian Schlachter, Christopher Schwarzer, Benjamin Girault, Patrick Alschbach. Heterogeneity of Autonomous Robotic Modules for the Reliability of a Self-Reconfigurable Multi-Robot Organisms, IROS11 workshop on Reconfigurable Modular Robotics: Challenges of Mechatronic and Bio-Chemo- Hybrid Systems, September 25-30, San Francisco, 2011


Joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. Jens Krause, Alan F.T. Winfield, Jean-Louis Deneubourg. Interactive robots in experimental biology, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 26(7), 2011. (Registration required for access)

2012


Non-joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)

  1. Murray L, Timmis J, Tyrrell A (2012) Self-reconfigurable modular e-pucks. In: Swarm Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7461, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp 133–144

Joint publications (Conferences, workshops, symposia, proceedings PAPERS)
  1. M Shuja Ahmed and Reza Saatchi and Fabio Caparrelli. Vision Based Obstacle Avoidance and Odometery For Swarms Of Small Size Robots. In "International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS 2012)", 24-26 February 2012, Rome, Italy.
  2. M Shuja Ahmed and Reza Saatchi and Fabio Caparrelli. Support For Robot Docking and Energy Foraging: A Computer Vision Approach. In "International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS 2012)", 24-26 February 2012, Rome, Italy.
  3. Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Payam Zahadat, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim: On-line, On-board Evolution of Reaction-Diffusion Control for
Self-Adaptation. Alife XIII, East Lansing, MI, USA, Christoph Adami, David M. Bryson, Charles Ofria, Robert T. Pennock (eds.), pp. 597-598, 2012

Non-joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. W. Liu and A.F.T. Winfield. Open-hardware e-puck Linux extension board for experimental swarm robotics research. In "Microprocessors and Microsystems", Vol. 35(1), pp. 60--67, 2011, doi: 10.1016/j.micpro.2010.08.002.
  2. S. Kernbach. Improving the Scalability of Collective Systems. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  3. S. Kernbach. Developmental Collective Robotics: Advantages and Challenges of Unbounded Self-Development. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  4. S. Kernbach. Introduction to Collective Robotics: Reliability, Flexibility, Scalability. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  5. T. Schmickl. How to Engineer Robotic Organisms and Swarms? Bio-Inspiration, Bio-Mimicry, and Artificial Evolution in Embodied Self-Organized Systems. In "Bio-Inspired Self-Organizing Collective Systems" (Ed.: Yan Meng), Vol. 355/2011, pp. 25-52, Springer-Verlag, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-20760-0_2.
  6. M Shuja Ahmed and Reza Saatchi and Fabio Caparrelli. Vision Based Object Recognition and Localization by a Network Connected Distributed Robotic Systems. Submitted to Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis Journal.
  7. Ronald Thenius, Michael Bodi, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim. Novel Concept of Virtual Embryogenesis for Structuring Artificial Neural Networks. In "Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems". Submitted

Joint publications (JOURNAL ARTICLES)
  1. N. Bredeche, J.-M. Montanier, W. Liu, and A. FT. Winfield. Environment-driven Distributed Evolutionary Adaptation in a Population of Autonomous Robotic Agents. In "Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems", Taylor & Francis, 2011
  2. E. Haasdijk, A.E. Eiben, and A.F.T Winfield. Individual, Social and Evolutionary Adaptation in Collective Systems. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  3. S. Kernbach, V. Nepomnyashchikh, T. Kancheva, O. Kernbach. Specialization and generalization of robot behavior in swarm energy foraging. In "Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems", pp. 1-22, Taylor & Francis, 2011, doi: 10.1080/13873954.2011.601421
  4. S. Kernbach, B. Girault, and O.Kernbach. On Self-Optimized Self-Assembling of Heterogeneous Multi-robot Organisms. In "Bio-Inspired Self-Organizing Collective Systems"(Ed.: Yan Meng), Vol. 355/2011, pp. 123-141, Springer-Verlag, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-20760-0_6.
  5. J. Krause, A.F.T. Winfield and J.-L. Deneubourg. Interactive Robots in Experimental Biology. In "Trends in Ecology and Evolution", Elsevier. Accepted, to be published in 2011.
  6. F. Mondada, J. Halloy, A. Martinoli, N. Correll, A. Gribovskiy, G. Sempo, R. Siegwart, and J.-L. Deneubourg. A General Methodology for the Control of Mixed Natural-Artificial Societies. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  7. T. Schmickl, J. Stradner, H. Hamann, L. Winkler, and K. Crailsheim. Major Feedback Loops Supporting Artificial Evolution in Multi-modular Robotics. New Horizons in Evolutionary Robotics. Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 341, pp. 195--209, 2011, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-18272-3_13
  8. T. Schmickl, K. Crailsheim, J.-L. Deneubourg, and J. Halloy. Bio-Mimetic and Bio-Inspired Design of Collective Systems. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  9. O. Scholz, A. Dieguez, and P. Corradi. Minimalistic Large-ScaleMicro-Robotic Systems. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  10. A.F.T. Winfield, S. Kernbach, and T. Schmickl. Collective Foraging: Cleaning, Energy Harvesting and Trophallaxis. In "Handbook of collective robotics: fundamentals and challenges". Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, 2011
  11. Nicolas Bredeche, Jean-Marc Montanier, Wenguo Liu, Alan FT. Winfield. Environment-driven Distributed Evolutionary Adaptation in a Population of Autonomous Robotic Agents. In ``Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems'', Vol. 18, pp. 101-129, 2012, doi: 10.1080/13873954.2011.601425
  12. Eugen Meister, Ilya Zilberman and Paul Levi. Fuzzy Logic Based Sensor Skin for Robotic Applications. In Proc. of International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI2012), Las Vegas, USA, 16th-19th July, 2012.
  13. Eugen Meister, Alexander Gutenkunst. Self-Adaptive Framework for Modular and Self-Reconfigurable Robotic Systems. In Proc. of International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE2012), Nice, France, 22nd-27th July, 2012.

Publicity

Invited Talks

2008

  1. AFT. Winfield, Symbrion: from Swarm to multi-cellular Organism, The 6th International Conference on Ant Colony Optimisation and Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2008), 23 September, Brussels, Belgium, 2008
  2. AFT. Winfield, Towards an Engineering Science of Robot Foraging, The 9th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS2008), 19 November, Tsukuba, Japan, 2008
  3. AFT. Winfield, Biological Robots, Humanoid Robots and Swarm Robots: the work of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, Trends in Assisted Living seminar, 25 November, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008
  4. P. Levi, Evolutionary Robotics, International Research seminar, State Technical University, 5 November, Donezk, Ukraine, 2008
  5. P. Levi, Deliberative and Evolutionary Self-Organization in Robotics: Agents, Swarms and Organisms, 10th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 23 – 25 July, Baden-Baden, Germany, 2008
  6. P. Levi, Self-Organisation: Order Parameters vs. Agents in Swarm Robotics, Europe's research event for information and communication technologies (ICT 2008), 25-27 November, Lyon, France, 2008
  7. J. Havlik, Application of ZigBee in IMA, IMA-Info-Day, 23 June, Prague, Czech Republic, 2008
  8. S. Kernbach, Large-Scale Integrated Projects “I-Swarm” and “Symbrion”, ICT information and brokerage event, 21-23 Oktober, Moscow, Russian Federation, 2008
  9. S. Kernbach, Structural self-organization of symbiotic robot organisms, Europe's research event for information and communication technologies (ICT 2008), 25-27 November, Lyon, France, 2008
  10. J. Faigl, T. Krajnik, Mobile robotics: from pastime to research and applications, Robotics day, Planetarium Prague, 20 August, Prague, Czech Republic, 2008

2009

  1. J. Havlik, ZigBee wireless sensors for Intelligent house, National conference Intelligent buidings 2009, 21 April, Brno, Czech Republic, 2009
  2. S. Kernbach, Collective Robotics: Adaptivity, Co-evolution, Robot Society, The European Future Technologies Conference (FET09), 22 April, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009
  3. S. Kernbach, Self-Organizing Collective Intelligence, PerAda-SICSA Summer School 22.06.09 2009, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
  4. S. Kernbach, Swarm Robotics: Advantages and Challenges, ELRIG 2009, Liverpool, UK, 2009
  5. P. Levi, Adaptivity in the swarm and collective systems, The European Future Technologies Conference (FET09), 22 April, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009
  6. P.Levi, Development of Evolutionary and Self-Assembling Robot-Organisms, MHS \& COE, Nagoya, Japan, November 9--11, 2009
  7. M. Sebag, Learning in swarms, European Conference on Complex Systems, University of Warwick, UK, 21-25 September 2009
  8. A.F.T. Winfield, The Potential and the Challenges of Swarm Robotics in Safety-Critical Applications, Robots for risky Interventions and Environmental Surveillance (RISE 09), 13 January, Brussels, Belgium, 2009
  9. A.F.T. Winfield, First steps toward the Emergence of Artificial Culture in Robot Societies, The European Future Technologies Conference (FET09), 22 April, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009
  10. A.F.T. Winfield, Modelling Emergence in Wirelessly Networked Swarms of Mobile Robots, EmergeNET3: Emergence and Networks, European Conference on Complex Systems, Warwick, UK, 24 September 2009
  11. A.F.T. Winfield, Intelligent Robots: Present Research and Future Possibilities, Tomorrow's Technology 2009, Royal Institution, London, Friday 16 October 2009
  12. A.F.T. Winfield, The Intelligent Robotics Research of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, International Robot Workshop, Osaka, Japan, Friday 6 November 2009
  13. A.C. van Rossum, Self-Organization in Modular Robotics and Wireless Sensor Networks, Lakeside Research Days 2009, 13-17 July, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2009

2010

  1. S. Kernbach, Swarm Robotics: Research challenges and application relevance. EURON/ EUROP Annual Meeting 2010, Workshop on Cooperative Robotics Challenges, San Sebastian, Spain, 10-12 March 2010
  2. S. Kernbach, SYMBRION: Symbiotic Multi-Robot Evolutionary Organisms. Project Overview, FET-Perada Meeting, Brussels, 10 March, 2010
  3. S. Kernbach, Multi-Robot Organisms: Bio-inspired and Evolutionary Paradigms. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Bio-Inspired Self-Organizing Robotic Systems, Anchorage, Alaska, May 3-8, 2010
  4. S. Kernbach, Robot Companions: social role of collective robotics in tomorrow society. PERADA Meeting 16.06.10, Berlin, 2010
  5. S. Kernbach, Multicellular Self-Adaptation and Self-Development: new paradigm for collective adaptive systems? The 9th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, ICARIS 2010, Edinburgh, UK, 26-29th July 2010, Report in PERADA Newsletter, v.1, 8
  6. S. Kernbach, Artificial Organisms: from Unicellular to Multicellular. Keynote Speaker on the 12th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, ALife XII, Odense, Denmark, August 19-23, 2010 - Preface, MIT Press, 2010
  7. S. Kernbach, On three great challenges in collective robotics, (organisers presentations, workshop co-organized with Gusz Eiben, Martijn Schut, Nivea Ferreira), Workshop on New Principles of Unbound Embodied Evolution (EvoBody), Malta, 22-24 September, 2010
  8. S. Kernbach, Bio-hybrid technologies: security and trust in future, PerAda Workshop in Security, Trust and Privacy, Universita` di Roma "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy, 22-23 November 2010
  9. S. Kernbach, Collective AI: from swarms to organisms, The Shanghai Lectures 2010, University of Zurich, 2.12.2010
  10. S. Kernbach, I Robot, Robotics on the edge of post-biological evolution. Keynote Speaker. Polytechnical Museum Moskow, 7.12.2010
  11. M. Sebag, Autonomous Robots, an information theoretic approach. Int. Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence 2010
  12. M. Sebag, Modelling the Division of Labor with a Spiking Neuron Net. Int. Conf. of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition 2010
  13. A.F.T. Winfield, Swarm Robotics: Current Potential and Future Possibilities. Culham Science Centre, Oxfordshire, 12 February 2010
  14. A.F.T. Winfield, Swarm Engineering: a bio-inspired approach to resilient multi-robot systems. Invited lecture at workshop on Software Engineering for Resilient Systems (SERENE 2010), Birkbeck College, London, April 2010.
  15. A.F.T. Winfield, Adaptive Swarm Foraging: a case study in self-organised cooperation. Plenary talk at the 2010 International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2010), Granada, Spain, May 2010.
  16. A.F.T. Winfield, Can Biology learn anything from Robotics? Goldstein lecture series talk at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Dec 2010.

2011

  1. H. Hamann, SYMBRION - A bio-inspired approach for high adaptivity in modular robotics, 9th International Congress of Mechatronics Engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Monterrey (Mexico), March 25, 2011
  2. S. Kernbach, Roboterorganismen: zwischen "bio-" und "techno-" ", 20. Frankfurter Sonderkolloquium - Technik und Gesellschaft im Dialog am 27. Januar 2011, DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt, 2011
  3. S. Kernbach, Ground, Underwater and Multicellular Robot Swarms: Challenges and Perspectives, Conference on “Swarm Intelligence and Critical Behavior”, March 22 - 24, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University, 2011
  4. S. Kernbach, Roboterschwärme und Roboterorganismen: Verkörperte Künstliche Intelligenz zwischen "techno-" und "bio-", Informatik-Kolloquium an Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 15 February 2011
  5. S. Kernbach, Bio- and Chemo- Hybrid Robotics: a Way of Approaching Synthetic Life?, The European Future Technologies Conference (FET11), 4-6 May, Budapest, Hungary, 2011
  6. A.F.T. Winfield, Let’s get Physical: robot bodies and how to evolve them. Institute of Physics: Physics in Perspective lecture, Royal Institution, London, February 2011.
  7. A.F.T. Winfield. Interviewed for Guardian Tech Weekly podcast with Aleks Krotoski, online 29 November 2011.
  8. A.F.T. Winfield. Interviewed for 2 part BBC R4 radio series Robots that Care, broadcast 26 Sept and 3 Oct 2011.
  9. A.F.T. Winfield. Interviewed for BBC1 ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ Webcast interview on Robot Ethics, August 2011.

Exhibitions
  1. "REPLICATOR: Robotic Evolutionary Self-Programming and Self-Assembling Organisms", Europe's research event for information and communication technologies (ICT 2008), 25-27 November, Lyon, France, 2008
  2. "Energy efficient technology in SYMBRION and I-Swarm Projects", ICT for Energy Efficiency (ICT4EE09), 19-20 March, Brussels, Belgium, 2009
  3. "SYMBRION: Artificial Robot Organisms", The European Future Technologies Conference (FET09), 21-23 April, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009
  4. "Pervasive Adaptation: it's here!", The European Future Technologies Conference (FET11), 4-6 May, Budapest, Hungary, 2011

Large-Impact Mass-Media Reports



YouTube: Robots with a mind of their own, from 2008, currently 1.858.539 views
  • ITN TV, Could we be swarmed by robots?, ITN (UK national) lunchtime news, 13 March 2008 (recorded).
  • Newton TV, Germany-Austria, Report about I-Swarm and SYMBRION projects, 2008
  • Delta TV Chanel, report about swarm robotics and SYMBRION-REPLICATION projects, 2008
  • UY large-scale publicity action, 2008
  • 3sat TV, documental film about swarm robotics and SYMBRION project, 2009
  • Yourtube contribution about SYMBRION (600.000 visitors, state: March 2009)
  • Real Transformers may soon be at our service, David Derbyshire in the Daily Mail, 13 March 2008 (UWE).
  • Sugar-cube robots could team up and change shape, Ian Sample in the Guardian, 13 March 2008 (UWE).
  • Swarms of Transformer-style robots to be built, Nic Fleming in the Telegraph, 13 March 2008 (UWE).
  • Swarms of mini-robots to go where humans fear to tread, Lewis Smith in the Times, 13 March 2008 (UWE).
  • The trouble with Swarm Intelligence, New Scientist technology blog, 13 March 2008 (UWE).
  • Live interviews (13 March 2008) for BBC Radio Bristol; BBC Radio 5 live; BBC Radio 2: Chris Evans' Drive Time (UWE).
  • Recorded interviews for GWR; Independent Radio News; BBC World Service: 'The World Today'; Talk News Canada; BBC Radio Wales (UWE).
  • CBS News Productions, New York, "Brink", episode about exploring intelligent robots, 2009
  • France popular journal "Newzy", october editrion, report about SYMBRION and REPLICATOR projects, 2009
  • A series of invited and public lectures have been given as part of the Symbrion dissemination programme.
  • 3sat TV, documental film about swarm robotics and SYMBRION/REPLICATOR projects, 2009
  • A.F.T. Winfield featured in half-hour documentary for Spanish TV company REDES, presented by Eduard Punset 'Aprender de los Robots', Broadcast in Spain and Latin America, October 2009
  • A.F.T. Winfield quoted in BBC Focus magazine, cover feature on Swarm Bots, BBC Focus issue no 213, March 2010
  • German popular journal "Hörzu Wissen", report about robots, 2009-2010
  • Physical AIS Prototype, Boundaries of science
  • Self-Healing Mini Robots, EU Symbrion Program
  • Hive-mentality-Microrobot (by imitating insects, microrobots could open new avenues of research and application, by By David Boothroyd), Findlay Media, 9 March 2010, pp. 14-16
  • Brief History of Swarm Intelligence and DAI, Android Development \& Technology
  • Ubisense Press Release - European FP7 research project REPLICATOR
  • Ubisense and partners pioneer use of precise real-time location in development of self-organizing robots
  • A.F.T. Winfield Interviewed for National Geographic Channel documentary on Swarm Robotics, March 2010.
  • A.F.T. Winfield Podcast Interview on Dependable Swarms for robotspodcast.com, November 2010
  • Tracking Intelligent Robotic Organisms, Inside Positions, Magazine für Real Time Location Systems, p.14, to appear 6/2011


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