Towards Bio-Inspired Chromatic Behaviours in Surveillance Robots
AbstractThe field of Robotics is ever growing at the same time as posing enormous challenges. Numerous works has been done in biologically inspired robotics emulating models, systems and elements of nature for the purpose of solving traditional robotics problems. Chromatic behaviours are abundant in nature across a variety of living species to achieve camouflage, signaling, and temperature regulation. The ability of these creatures to successfully blend in with their environment and communicate by changing their colour is the fundamental inspiration for our research work. In this paper, we present dwarf chameleon inspired chromatic behaviour in the context of an autonomous surveillance robot, “PACHONDHI”. In our experiments, we successfully validated the ability of the robot to autonomously change its colour in relation to the terrain that it is traversing for maximizing detectability to friendly security agents and minimizing exposure to hostile agents, as well as to communicate with fellow cooperating robots. View Full-Text
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Karutaa Gnaniar, S.K.; Elara Mohan, R.; Martinez-Garcia, E.A.; Ambrosio Lazaro, R.C. Towards Bio-Inspired Chromatic Behaviours in Surveillance Robots. Robotics 2016, 5, 20.
Karutaa Gnaniar SK, Elara Mohan R, Martinez-Garcia EA, Ambrosio Lazaro RC. Towards Bio-Inspired Chromatic Behaviours in Surveillance Robots. Robotics. 2016; 5(4):20.Chicago/Turabian Style
Karutaa Gnaniar, Sampath K.; Elara Mohan, Rajesh; Martinez-Garcia, Edgar A.; Ambrosio Lazaro, Roberto C. 2016. "Towards Bio-Inspired Chromatic Behaviours in Surveillance Robots." Robotics 5, no. 4: 20.