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Brain Computer Interfaces for the Control of Robotic Swarms

Abstract A robotic swarm can be defined as a large group of inexpensive, interchangeable

robots with limited sensing and/or actuating capabilities that cooperate (explicitly

or implicitly) based on local communications and sensing in order to complete a

mission. Its inherent redundancy provides flexibility and robustness to failures and

environmental disturbances which guarantee the proper completion of the required

task. At the same time, human intuition and cognition can prove very useful in

extreme situations where a fast and reliable solution is needed. This idea led to the

creation of the field of Human-Swarm Interfaces (HSI) which attempts to incorporate

the human element into the control of robotic swarms for increased robustness and
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Created Date 2017
Contributor Karavas, Georgios Konstantinos (Author) / Artemiadis, Panagiotis (Advisor) / Berman, Spring M. (Committee member) / Lee, Hyunglae (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Neurosciences / Computer science / Brain Computer Interfaces / Human Swarm Interfaces / Swarms
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 103 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Mechanical Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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