Workshop on Nanosensors: Self-Organization and Swarm Robotics
Third International Conference on Nano-Networks (Nano-Net 2008)
Radisson Hotel Boston (Boston, Massachusetts)
September 14, 2008

Workshop on Nanosensors: Self-Organization and Swarm Robotics

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Session 1: Overview

Title: Harnessing the Swarm From Ants to Robots (Welcome)
Speaker: Sanjay Goel
Affiliation: University at Albany, SUNY (UAlbany)
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Title: Self-Organization and Nanoscale Networking (Theme)
Speaker: Stephen F. Bush
Affiliation: GE Global Research
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Title: Nano Robotics: From Science Fiction to Reality (Keynote)
Speaker: Constantinos Mavroidis
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston MA
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Session 2: Swarm Robotics I

Title: Swarm Robotics for Construction Tasks
Speaker: Aristides A. G. Requicha
Affiliation: Laboratory for Molecular Robotics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
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Title: Towards Inspection of Industrial Machinery with Miniature Robotic Swarms
Speaker: Nikolaus Correll
Affiliation: Distributed Robotics Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
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No presentations or video/audio was taken for this session.

Session 3: Swarm Robotics II

Topic: Miniature Mobile Robots Down to Micron Scale
Authors: Metin Sitti
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Paper: Role of Wireless Communications in Networking and Motion Control of Micro Robot Swarm
Authors: Shinsuke Hara, Tatsuya Ishimoto, Masaya Kitano and Tetsuo Tsujioka
Affiliation: Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University, Osaka Japan
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Session 4: Sensor Self-Organization

Paper: Self-Organizing smart dust sensors for planetary exploration
Authors: John R Barker and Fernando Rodriguez-Salazar
Affiliation: Nanoelectronics Research Centre, Dept. of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
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Topic: Protoswarm: a Programming Language for Programming Swarm Robotics
Authors: Jonathan Bachrach
Affiliation: Makani Power, Alameda, California 94501
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Topic: Optically Active Nanomaterials for use as Chemical Sensors
Author: Michael Carpenter
Affiliation: University at Albany, SUNY (UAlbany)
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