Mobile Robot Teams
Reading Assignment : http://www-robotics.usc.edu/~ahoward/pubs/howard_icra03a.pdf
Additional references: http://www-robotics.usc.edu/~ahoward/pubs.html
Three questions: (pick one and answer it in a one-page essay that you will hand in
to the TA Sheng Shi on the monday following this lecture, at noon, in class):
Please be sure to include your 2-digit class ID # on your essay.
1) What are the hard research problems associated with mobile
2) Do you expect team performance to scale linearly, sub-linearly or
super-linearly with team size? Why?
3) What kinds of applications are better suited to robot teams than
individual robots? Why?