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Georgi Dinolov

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Thesis

Swarm Control Through Symmetry and Distribution Characterization

Advisor
Rachel Levy
Second Reader(s)
Dagan Karp

Abstract

Two methods for control of swarms are described. The first of these methods, the Virtual Attractive-Repulsive (VARP) method, is based on potentials defined between swarm elements. The second control method, or the abstraction method, is based on controlling the macroscopic characteristics of a swarm. The derivation of a new control law based on the second method is described. Numerical simulation and analytical interpretation of the result is also presented.

Proposal

Three-Dimensional Swarming Dynamics

Additional Materials

Poster