Controlling a Supersmarticle

Controlling a Supersmarticle

Light hitting a smarticle (smart active particle) causes it to stop moving, while the other smarticles continue to flap their arms. The resulting interactions produce movement toward the stopped smarticle, providing control that doesn’t depend on computer algorithms. (Georgia Tech Photo: Rob Felt)

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Research, Engineering, Physics and Physical Sciences, Robotics
smarticle, supersmarticle, robot, emergent behavior
  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 18, 2019 - 3:38pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019 - 3:38pm