The dynamics of photo-taxis: Applying the agent environment interaction system to a simple Braitenberg robot

Bisset, D.L. and Vandenbergh, R.C. (1997) The dynamics of photo-taxis: Applying the agent environment interaction system to a simple Braitenberg robot. In: 4th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL97), July 28-31, 1997, Brighton, England. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This paper describes a dynamic system used to model the behaviour of a-Photon, a simple Braitenberg robot designed to achieve photo-taxis with a single, stationary light source. The model is based on the Agent Environment Interaction System described in [Smithers 1994]. The equations detailed in this paper model both the robot and the environment so as to allow a full analysis of the completed agent-environment interaction system. Finally, a numeric simulation system is developed and used to solve the coupled agent-environment interaction system. Graphical simulation results are presented in the form of the agent's absolute track in a 2D Cartesian space.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Depositing User: T. Nasir
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2009 06:00
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2014 09:00
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/18296 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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