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Swarm of robots simulator (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Barrera, R. G. C., Martinez, G., Oliva Moreno, L. N., & Adamatzky, A. (2015, November). Swarm of robots simulator. Poster presented at 1era Semana de las Ciencias de la Complejidad

If a robot can perform a specific task by itself... Can you imagine the work that can be done by hundreds of robots working all together?. Swarms have emerged as a way to assimilate the behavior of nature like insects, school of fish or flocks; becau... Read More about Swarm of robots simulator.

Transition dynamics to complex rules in elementary cellular automata from Wolfram classes (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Delgado, E. M., Martinez, G., & Adamatzky, A. (2015, November). Transition dynamics to complex rules in elementary cellular automata from Wolfram classes. Poster presented at 1era Semana de Ciencias de la Complejidad

We overview the basis of Elementary Cellular Automata and Wolfram’s Classes, subsequently we show a technique known as Memory Based Rule Analysis, to extract complex systems from a family of chaotic discrete dynamical system. Cases of study rules 30... Read More about Transition dynamics to complex rules in elementary cellular automata from Wolfram classes.

Comportamiento colectivo no trivial en sistemas complejos con mini-robots (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Martinez, G. J., & Adamatzky, A. (2015, September). Comportamiento colectivo no trivial en sistemas complejos con mini-robots. Presented at ESCOM IPN seminar

Se discutirá el problema del fenómeno "comportamiento colectivo no trivial", frecuentemente referido como auto-organización, en sistemas complejos analizado a través de mini-robots. Durante la conferencia se presentarán algunos prototipos desarrollad... Read More about Comportamiento colectivo no trivial en sistemas complejos con mini-robots.

Computing with virtual cellular automata collider (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Martinez, G. J., Adamatzky, A., & McIntosh, H. V. (2015, July). Computing with virtual cellular automata collider. Paper presented at Science and Information Conference 2015

We present computer models of nano-scale computing circuits based on propagation of localised excitations or defects in complexes of polymer chain rings. A cyclotron automata are sets of rings of one-dimensional array of finite states (cellular autom... Read More about Computing with virtual cellular automata collider.

The Physarum polycephalum actin network: Formalisation, topology and morphological correlates with computational ability (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Mayne, R., & Adamatzky, A. (2014, December). The Physarum polycephalum actin network: Formalisation, topology and morphological correlates with computational ability. Presented at BICT 2014

The plasmodial form of slime mould Physarum polycephalum is a macroscopic acellular organism that is capable of apparently intelligent behaviour, yet it lacks any features usually associated with intelligence. In this investigation, we study the morp... Read More about The Physarum polycephalum actin network: Formalisation, topology and morphological correlates with computational ability.

Exploiting environmental computation in a multi-agent model of slime mould (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, J. (2014, September). Exploiting environmental computation in a multi-agent model of slime mould. Presented at ABBII International Symposium on Artificial, Biological and Bio-Inspired Intelligence

Very simple organisms, such as the single-celled amoeboid slime mould Physarumpolycephalum possess no neural tissue yet, despite this, are known to exhibit complex biological and computational behaviour. Given such limited resources, can environmenta... Read More about Exploiting environmental computation in a multi-agent model of slime mould.

Material-based non-neural analogues of lateral inhibition: A multi-agent approach (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, J. (2014, September). Material-based non-neural analogues of lateral inhibition: A multi-agent approach. Paper presented at Adaptive Materials, Devices and Systems Towards Unconventional Computing and Robotics: Modeling and Implementation

Lateral Inhibition (LI) phenomena occur in a wide range of sensory modalities and are most famously described in the human visual system. In LI the activity of a stimulated neuron is itself excited and suppresses the activity of its local neighbours... Read More about Material-based non-neural analogues of lateral inhibition: A multi-agent approach.

Nano-assembly with cells from particle interaction based on collisions of mobile localizations in cellular automata (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Martinez, G. J., & Adamatzky, A. (2013, November). Nano-assembly with cells from particle interaction based on collisions of mobile localizations in cellular automata. Poster presented at 5° Encuentro de la Red de Nanociencia y Micro-Nanotecnologías

An automatic process is proposed by construct nano-assambly devices, derived from a set of synchorinsed collisions between multiple particles, such an automation is based on programming regular expressions and finite state machines.

Metachronal waves in cellular automata: Cilia-like manipulation in actuator arrays (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Georgilas, I., Adamatzky, A., Barr, D., Dudek, P., & Melhuish, C. (2013, September). Metachronal waves in cellular automata: Cilia-like manipulation in actuator arrays. Paper presented at VI International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2013)

Paramecium is covered by cilia. It uses the cilia to swim and transport food particles to its mouth. The cilia are synchronised into a collective action by propagating membrane potential and mechan- ical properties of their underlying membrane and th... Read More about Metachronal waves in cellular automata: Cilia-like manipulation in actuator arrays.

UAV horizon tracking using memristors and cellular automata visual processing (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Georgilas, I., Gale, E., Adamatzky, A., & Melhuish, C. (2013, August). UAV horizon tracking using memristors and cellular automata visual processing. Paper presented at TAROS 2013, The 14th Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)s can control their altitude and orientation using the horizon as a reference. Typically this task is performed via edge-detection vision processing techniques implemented in a computer or digital electronics. We demonst... Read More about UAV horizon tracking using memristors and cellular automata visual processing.

Design of a hybrid robot control system using memristor-model and ant-inspired based information transfer protocols (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Gale, E., de Lacy Costello, B., & Adamatzky, A. (2013, May). Design of a hybrid robot control system using memristor-model and ant-inspired based information transfer protocols. Paper presented at Workshop on Unconventional Approaches to Robotics, Automation and Control Inspired by Nature

It is not always possible for a robot to process all the information from its sensors in a timely manner and thus quick and yet valid approximations of the robot's situation are needed. Here we design hybrid control for a robot within this limit usin... Read More about Design of a hybrid robot control system using memristor-model and ant-inspired based information transfer protocols.

Does the D.C. response of memristors allow robotic short-term memory and a possible route to artificial time perception? (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Gale, E., de Lacy Costello, B., & Adamatzky, A. (2013, May). Does the D.C. response of memristors allow robotic short-term memory and a possible route to artificial time perception?. Paper presented at Workshop Unconventional Approaches to Robotics, Automation and Control Inspired by Nature (UARACIN) in:

Time perception is essential for task switching, and in the mammalian brain appears alongside other processes. Memristors are electronic components used as synapses and as models for neurons. The d.c. response of memristors can be considered as a typ... Read More about Does the D.C. response of memristors allow robotic short-term memory and a possible route to artificial time perception?.

Manipulating with excitations: Waves or gliders? (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Georgilas, I., Adamatzky, A., & Melhuish, C. (2013, May). Manipulating with excitations: Waves or gliders?. Paper presented at ICRA 2013 Workshop - Unconventional Approaches to Robotics, Automation and Control, Inspired by Nature (UARACIN)

Excitable media are classical examples of un- conventional computing devices. Using waves to represent information and wave interactions to represent information processing, excitable media achieve computation versatility comparable to traditional te... Read More about Manipulating with excitations: Waves or gliders?.

Beyond Markov chains, towards adaptive memristor network-based music generation (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Gale, E., Matthews, O., de Lacy Costello, B., & Adamatzky, A. (2013, April). Beyond Markov chains, towards adaptive memristor network-based music generation. Paper presented at First AISB symposium on Music and Unconventional Computing

We undertook a study of the use of a memristor network for music generation, making use of the memristor's memory to go beyond the Markov hypothesis. Seed transition matrices are created and populated using memristor equations, and which are shown to... Read More about Beyond Markov chains, towards adaptive memristor network-based music generation.

¿Desarrollo de Robótica en México? / Robotics in Mexico? (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Martinez, G. J., & Moreno, L. N. O. (2013, January). ¿Desarrollo de Robótica en México? / Robotics in Mexico?. Paper presented at ESCOM, National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico

En este reporte realizamos una rápida revisión acerca del desarrollo de la robótica en México, aproximando su realidad con respecto al desarrollo en otros paises conocidos como destacados en esta área. Anticipamos que México presenta un escenario don... Read More about ¿Desarrollo de Robótica en México? / Robotics in Mexico?.

Creating unorganised machines from memristors (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Howard, G. D., Bull, L., Costello, B. D. L., & Adamatzky, A. (2012, September). Creating unorganised machines from memristors. Paper presented at ICNAAM 2012: International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Manipulating objects with gliders in cellular automata (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Georgilas, I., Adamatzky, A., & Melhuish, C. (2012, August). Manipulating objects with gliders in cellular automata. Paper presented at Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2012 IEEE International Conference on

Micro-scale manipulation of objects is a growing requirement in specialised industries, especially those related to assembly of fragile micro-components. Widely implemented techniques in robotics and automation do not always cope with the delicate na... Read More about Manipulating objects with gliders in cellular automata.