Influence of sensorial delay on clustering and swarming
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2019

We show that sensorial delay alters the collective motion of self-propelling agents with aligning interactions: In a two-dimensional Vicsek model, short delays enhance the emergence of clusters and swarms, while long or negative delays prevent their formation. In order to quantify this phenomenon, we introduce a global clustering parameter based on the Voronoi tessellation, which permits us to efficiently measure the formation of clusters. Thanks to its simplicity, sensorial delay might already play a role in the organization of living organisms and can provide a powerful tool to engineer and dynamically tune the behavior of large ensembles of autonomous robots.

Författare

Rafal Piwowarczyk

Göteborgs universitet

Student vid Chalmers

Martin Selin

Göteborgs universitet

Chalmers, Fysik

Thomas Ihle

Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald

Giovanni Volpe

Göteborgs universitet

PHYSICAL REVIEW E

2470-0045 (ISSN) 2470-0053 (eISSN)

Vol. 100 1 012607

Ämneskategorier

Rymd- och flygteknik

Kommunikationsvetenskap

Robotteknik och automation

DOI

10.1103/PhysRevE.100.012607

PubMed

31499896

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2019-12-16