These videos show a group of mobile robots (real and simulated ones) while clearing an environment in a decentralized way without using neither global map nor a global localization system. The robots have limited-range communication and perception.
See also the pursuit-evasion page for an overview on the topic.
- "Distributed Pursuit-Evasion without Mapping and Global Localization via Local Frontiers", Autonomous Robots, vol. 32, issue 1, pp. 81-95, 01/2012.
- "Distributed Pursuit-Evasion with Limited-Visibility Sensor Via Frontier-based Exploration", 2010 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, AK, pp. 3562-3568, 05/2010.