One bad apple can spoil a robot swarm

Armies of robots already run the world’s largest distribution warehouses. Thousands of robots work in concert to stock, pick, pack and deliver products with unprecedented efficiency and speed. These robot ‘swarms’ have incredible potential, but even a single malfunctioning unit can rapidly erode overall performance or lead to unexpected outcomes. KAUST researchers Ying Sun and Fouzi Harrou have helped develop the fastest and most accurate fault-detection system to date to keep robot swarms operating at peak performance.

One bad apple can spoil a robot swarm

Coordinated robot swarms can achieve amazing feats, but even a single faulty unit can have serious consequences.

Wed 3 Jan 18 from TechXplore

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