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The euRathlon 2015 grand challenge: The first outdoor multi-domain search and rescue robotics competition— A Marine perspective (2016)
Journal Article
Winfield, A., Ferri, G., Ferreira, F., Djapic, V., Petillot, Y., Franco, M. P., & Winfield, A. F. (2016). The euRathlon 2015 grand challenge: The first outdoor multi-domain search and rescue robotics competition— A Marine perspective. Marine Technology Society Journal, 50(4), 81-97. https://doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.50.4.9

© 2016, Marine Technology Society Journal. All rights reserved. The euRathlon project was an FP7-funded Coordination and Support Action (2013–2015). Itsmain aim was to organize outdoor robotics competitions in realistic search and rescue response sce... Read More about The euRathlon 2015 grand challenge: The first outdoor multi-domain search and rescue robotics competition— A Marine perspective.

An immune-inspired swarm aggregation algorithm for self-healing swarm robotic systems (2016)
Journal Article
Winfield, A. F., Timmis, J., Ismail, A. R., Bjerknes, J. D., & Winfield, A. F. (2016). An immune-inspired swarm aggregation algorithm for self-healing swarm robotic systems. BioSystems, 146, 60-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystems.2016.04.001

© 2016 Elsevier Ireland Ltd Swarm robotics is concerned with the decentralised coordination of multiple robots having only limited communication and interaction abilities. Although fault tolerance and robustness to individual robot failures have ofte... Read More about An immune-inspired swarm aggregation algorithm for self-healing swarm robotic systems.

Adaptive foraging for simulated and real robotic swarms: The dynamical response threshold approach (2016)
Journal Article
Castello, E., Yamamoto, T., Liu, W., Winfield, A. F., Nakamura, Y., & Ishiguro, H. (2016). Adaptive foraging for simulated and real robotic swarms: The dynamical response threshold approach. Swarm Intelligence, 10(1), 1-31

Developing self-organised swarm systems capable of adapting to environmental changes as well as to dynamic situations is a complex challenge. An efficient labour division model, with the ability to regulate the distribution of work among swarm robots... Read More about Adaptive foraging for simulated and real robotic swarms: The dynamical response threshold approach.

A Novel Design for a Robot Grappling Hook for use in a Nuclear Cave Environment (2016)
Journal Article
Bridgwater, T., Griffiths, G., Winfield, A., & Pipe, T. (2016). A Novel Design for a Robot Grappling Hook for use in a Nuclear Cave Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.569

© 2016 Within the field of robotics there exist few designs for detachable grappling hooks. This paper focusses on the novel design of a detachable grappling hook for use within a nuclear cave environment. The design seeks to exploit the complex netw... Read More about A Novel Design for a Robot Grappling Hook for use in a Nuclear Cave Environment.

Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (2016)
Report
Winfield, A. F. (2016). Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

This paper was submitted in response to question 4 of the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence* on: 'The social, legal and ethical issues raised by developments in robotics and artificial inte... Read More about Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Rational imitation for robots (2016)
Book Chapter
Vanderelst, D., & Winfield, A. F. (2016). Rational imitation for robots. In M. Wilson, J. Hallam, E. Tuci, & A. Giagkos (Eds.), From Animals to Animats 14, 55-66. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43488-9_6

Infants imitate behaviour flexibly. Depending on the circumstances, they copy both actions and their effects or only reproduce the demonstrator’s intended goals. In view of this selective imitation, infants have been called rational imitators. The ab... Read More about Rational imitation for robots.

euRathlon 2015: A multi-domain multi-robot grand challenge for search and rescue robots (2016)
Journal Article
Winfield, A. F., Franco, M. P., Brueggemann, B., Castro, A., Limon, M. C., Ferri, G., …Viguria, A. (2016). euRathlon 2015: A multi-domain multi-robot grand challenge for search and rescue robots. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 9716, 351-363. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40379-3_36

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. Staged at Piombino, Italy in September 2015, euRathlon 2015 was the world’s first multi-domain (air, land and sea) multi-robot search and rescue competition. In a mock-disaster scenario inspired b... Read More about euRathlon 2015: A multi-domain multi-robot grand challenge for search and rescue robots.