(Photo: patrick pantze images)

Dr. Heiko Hamann

Professor for Swarm Robotics and Computing Architectures

e-mail: heiko.hamann [at] uni-paderborn.de

TU Chemnitz
Department of Computer Science

and

University of Paderborn
Heinz Nixdorf Institute
Department of Computer Science
Fürstenallee 11
33102 Paderborn
Germany

(last update: 2016/08/09)


(ERC H2020 FET project, coordination)






I'm developing innovative methods to govern the ever increasing
complexity of engineered systems. Novel applications of tools from
physics, mathematics, chemistry, and biology help me to develop new
design strategies for self-organizing systems.



Short CV

  • since 2013 Professor, University of Paderborn, Germany
  • 2009-2012 Postdoc, Karl-Franzens University Graz, Austria
  • 2008 Doctorate in engineering, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 2006 Diploma in computer science, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2004-2005 Studies of computer science at Oregon State University, OR, USA

100-Robot Swarm, Best Student Video Award, AAAI Video Competition 2015.

Research


Selected Invited Talks


Publications

Authored Books, Edited Proceedings, Guest-edited Special Issues

[B3]
Marco Dorigo, Mauro Birattari, Simon Garnier, Heiko Hamann, Marco Montes de Oca, Christine Solnon, Thomas Stützle (eds.)
Swarm Intelligence - 9th International Conference (ANTS 2014), LNCS vol. 8667, ISBN 978-3-319-09951-4, Springer, 2014
(over 17,000 chapter downloads since 2014)

[B2]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl
Special Issue: Modelling the Swarm in Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems 18(1), Taylor & Francis, 2012

[B1]
Heiko Hamann
Space-Time Continuous Models of Swarm Robotic Systems: Supporting Global-to-Local Programming
Cognitive Systems Monographs, Vol. 9, ISBN 978-3-642-13376-3, Springer, 2010
(over 3,300 chapter downloads since 2010)

International Journals

[J16][.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann, Yara Khaluf, Jean Botev, Mohammad Divband Soorati, Eliseo Ferrante, Oliver Kosak, Jean-Marc Montanier, Sanaz Mostaghim, Richard Redpath, Jonathan Timmis, Frank Veenstra, Mostafa Wahby, Ales Zamuda
Hybrid Societies: Challenges and Perspectives in the Design of Collective Behavior in Self-organizing Systems
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, section Computational Intelligence, 3(14), 2016

[J15][.pdf .bib supplement]
Gabriele Valentini, Eliseo Ferrante, Heiko Hamann, Marco Dorigo
Collective Decision with 100 Kilobots: Speed versus Accuracy in Binary Discrimination Problems
Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 30(3):553-580, 2016

[J14][.pdf]
Gabriele Valentini, Heiko Hamann
Time-Variant Feedback Processes in Collective Decision-Making Systems: Influence and Effect of Dynamic Neighborhood Sizes
Swarm Intelligence, 9(2-3):153-176, 2015

[J13][.pdf]
Heiko Hamann
Lessons from Speciation Dynamics: How to Generate Selective Pressure Towards Diversity
Artificial Life, 21(4):464-480, 2015

[J12][.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Analysis of Swarm Behaviors Based on an Inversion of the Fluctuation Theorem
Artificial Life, 20(1):77-93, 2014

[J11][.pdf .bib supplement]
Heiko Hamann
Towards Swarm Calculus: Urn Models of Collective Decisions and Universal Properties of Swarm Performance
Swarm Intelligence, 7(2-3):145-172, 2013

[J10][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Istvan Karsai, Thomas Schmickl
Time Delay Implies Cost on Task Switching: A Model to Investigate the Efficiency of Task Partitioning
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 75(7):1181-1206, July 2013

[J9][.pdf .bib cited by]
Jürgen Stradner, Ronald Thenius, Payam Zahadat, Heiko Hamann, Karl Crailsheim, Thomas Schmickl
Algorithmic Requirements for Swarm Intelligence in Differently Coupled Collective Systems
Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 50:100-114, 2013 (open access)

[J8][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, and Karl Crailsheim
A Hormone-Based Controller for Evaluation-Minimal Evolution in Decentrally Controlled Systems
Artificial Life, 18(2): 165-198, 2012

[J7][.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, and Karl Crailsheim
Self-Organized Pattern Formation in a Swarm System as a Transient Phenomenon of Non-Linear Dynamics
Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems 18(1): 39-50, 2012

[J6][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Heinz Wörn, and Karl Crailsheim
Analysis of Emergent Symmetry Breaking in Collective Decision Making
Neural Computing & Applications, Special Issue: Swarm Intelligence and Swarm Robotics. Guest Editors: Nikolaus Correll, Zhihua Cui, Xiao-Zhi Gao, Roderich Gross, 21(2): 207-218, 2012

[J5][.pdf .bib]
Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, and Karl Crailsheim
Modelling a Hormone-Inspired Controller for Individual- and Multi-Modular Robotic Systems
Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 17(3): 221-242, 2011

[J4][.pdf .bib cited by]
Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, Heinz Wörn, and Karl Crailsheim
Two Different Approaches to a Macroscopic Model of a Bio-Inspired Robotic Swarm
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 57(9): 913-921, September 2009

[J3][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann and Heinz Wörn
A Framework of Space-Time Continuous Models for Algorithm Design in Swarm Robotics
Swarm Intelligence, Special Issue: Swarm Robotics. Guest Editors: Erol Sahin and Alan Winfield, 2(2-4): 209-239, October 2008

[J2][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann and Heinz Wörn
Embodied Computation
Parallel Processing Letters, Marius Nagy and Naya Nagy (editors), 17(3): 287-298, September 2007

[J1][.bib cited by supplement]
Heiko Hamann
Definition and Behavior of Langton's Ant in Three Dimensions
Complex Systems, 14(3): 263-268, 2003


Book Chapters

[BC3] Nikolaus Correll and Heiko Hamann
Probabilistic Modeling of Swarming Systems
Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence, J. Kacprzyk, W. Pedrycz (eds.), pp. 1423-1431, ISBN: 9783662435045, 2015

[BC2][.pdf cited by]
Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann
BEECLUST: A Swarm Algorithm Derived from Honeybees. Derivation of the Algorithm, Analysis by Mathematical Models and Implementation on a Robot Swarm
Bio-inspired Computing and Networking, Yang Xiao (editor), pp. 95-137, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), ISBN: 9781420080322, 2011

[BC1]
Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Karl Crailsheim
Hormone-based Control for Multi-modular Robotics
Symbiotic Multi-Robot Organisms: Reliability, Adaptability, Evolution, Paul Levi and Serge Kernbach (editors), pp. 240-263, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 9783642116919, 2010


International Conferences (peer-reviewed)

[C56]
Lorijn van Rooijen and Heiko Hamann
Requirements Specification-by-Example Using a Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm
Third International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Requirements Engineering (AIRE'16), Beijing, China, 2016 (accepted)

[C55]
Mohammad Divband Soorati, Heiko Hamann
Robot Self-Assembly as Adaptive Growth Process: Collective Selection of Seed Position and Self-Organizing Tree-Structures
IROS 2016, Daejeon, South Korea, 2016 (accepted)

[C54]
Mostafa Wahby, Daniel Nicolas Hofstadler, Mary Katherine Heinrich, Payam Zahadat, Heiko Hamann
An Evolutionary Robotics Approach to the Control of Plant Growth and Motion: Modeling Plants and Crossing the Reality Gap
SASO 2016, Augsburg, Germany, 2016 (accepted)

[C53][.pdf]
Heiko Hamann, Gabriele Valentini, Marco Dorigo
Population Coding: A New Design Paradigm for Embodied Distributed Systems
ANTS 2016, Brussels, Belgium, 2016 (in press)

[C52]
Yara Khaluf, Heiko Hamann
On the Definition of Self-organizing Systems: Relevance of Positive/Negative Feedback and Fluctuations
ANTS 2016, Brussels, Belgium, 2016 (in press)

[C51]
Gabriele Valentini, Davide Brambilla, Heiko Hamann, Marco Dorigo
Collective Perception of Environmental Features in a Robot Swarm
ANTS 2016, Brussels, Belgium, 2016 (in press)

[C50][.pdf supplement]
Milan Rybar, Heiko Hamann
Inspiration-Triggered Search: Towards Higher Complexities by Mimicking Creative Processes
GECCO 2016, Denver, CO, USA, pp. 165-172, ACM, 2016

[C49]
Thomas Kuehne, Heiko Hamann, Svetlana Arifulina, Gregor Engels
Patterns for Constructing Mutation Operators: Limiting the Search Space in a Software Engineering Application
EvoStar 2016, Porto, Portugal, LNCS 9594, pp. 278-293, 2016

[C48][.pdf]
Mostafa Wahby, Mohammad Divband Soorati, Sebastian von Mammen, Heiko Hamann
Evolution of Controllers for Robot-Plant Bio-Hybdrids: A Simple Case Study Using a Model of Plant Growth and Motion
Proc. of the 25th Workshop on Computational Intelligence (open access), Dortmund, Germany, pp. 67-86, 2015

[C47][.pdf]
Mostafa Wahby, Alexander Weinhold, Heiko Hamann
Revisiting BEECLUST: Aggregation of Swarm Robots with Adaptiveness to Different Light Settings
9th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (BICT 2015), New York City, US, pp. 272-279, ACM, 2015

[C46][.pdf]
Heiko Hamann, Mostafa Wahby, Thomas Schmickl, Payam Zahadat, Daniel Hofstadler, Kasper Stoy, Sebastian Risi, Andres Faina, Frank Veenstra, Serge Kernbach, Igor Kuksin, Olga Kernbach, Phil Ayres, Przemyslaw Wojtaszek
flora robotica - Mixed Societies of Symbiotic Robot-Plant Bio-Hybrids
Proc. of IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life IEEE ALIFE 2015, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 1102-1109, IEEE, 2015

[C45]
Hongli Ding and Heiko Hamann
Dependability in Swarm Robotics: Error Detection and Correction
First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics SWARM 2015, Kyoto, Japan, 2015 (in press)

[C44][.pdf]
Daniela Kengyel, Heiko Hamann, Payam Zahadat, Gerald Radspieler, Franz Wotawa, Thomas Schmickl
Potential of Heterogeneity in Collective Behaviors: A Case Study on Heterogeneous Swarms
Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, PRIMA 2015, Bertinoro, Italy, pp. 201-217, 2015

[C43][extended abstract][.pdf]
Payam Zahadat, Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl
Evolving Collective Behaviors With Diverse But Predictable Sensor States
13th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015), York, UK, p. 174, MIT Press, 2015

[C42][extended abstract][.pdf]
Payam Zahadat, Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl
Evolving Diverse Collective Behaviors Independent of Swarm Density
Workshop Evolving Collective Behaviors in Robotics, GECCO 2015, Madrid, Spain, pp. 1245-1246, ACM, 2015

[C41][.pdf]
Mohammad Divband Soorati and Heiko Hamann
The Effect of Fitness Function Design on Performance in Evolutionary Robotics: The Influence of a priori Knowledge
GECCO 2015, Madrid, Spain, pp. 153-160, ACM, 2015

[C40][.pdf cited by]
Gabriele Valentini, Heiko Hamann, Marco Dorigo
Efficient Decision-Making in a Self-Organizing Robot Swarm: On the Speed Versus Accuracy Trade-Off
AAMAS 2015, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1305-1314, IFAAMAS, 2015 [best paper nominee]

[C39][video]
Gabriele Valentini, Heiko Hamann, Marco Dorigo
Self-Organized Collective Decisions in a Robot Swarm
AAAI Video Competition 2015, Austin, TX, USA, 2015 [best student video award]

[C38][.pdf supplement]
Mostafa Wahby and Heiko Hamann
On the Tradeoff between Hardware Protection and Optimization Success: A Case Study in Onboard Evolutionary Robotics for Autonomous Parallel Parking
EvoStar 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, Antonio M. Mora, Giovanni Squillero (eds.), LNCS 9028, pp. 759-770, Springer, 2015 [best paper nominee (EvoRobot track)]

[C37][extended abstract]
Istvan Karsai, Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, Allison Hilbun
The common stomach: Organizing task allocation in wasp societies
Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research, Claremont, CA, USA, 2014

[C36][.pdf]
Heiko Hamann, Gabriele Valentini, Yara Khaluf, Marco Dorigo
Derivation of a Micro-Macro Link for Collective Decision-Making Systems: Uncover Network Features Based on Drift Measurements
13th Intern. Conf. on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2014), Ljubljana, Slovenia, T. Bartz-Beielstein et al. (eds.), LNCS 8672, pp. 181-190, Springer, 2014

[C35][.pdf]
Heiko Hamann
Evolution of Collective Behaviors by Minimizing Surprise
14th Int. Conf. on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 2014), New York, USA, Hiroki Sayama, John Rieffel, Sebastian Risi, René Doursat and Hod Lipson (eds.), pp. 344-351, MIT Press, 2014

[C34][.pdf]
Heiko Hamann and Gabriele Valentini
Swarm in a fly bottle: Feedback-based Analysis of Self-organizing Temporary Lock-ins
Ninth Int. Conf. on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2014), Brussels, Belgium, Marco Dorigo, Mauro Birattari, Simon Garnier, Heiko Hamann, Marco Montes de Oca, Christine Solnon, Thomas Stützle (eds.), LNCS 8667, pp. 170-181, Springer, 2014 [best paper nominee]

[C33][.pdf]
Hongli Ding and Heiko Hamann
Sorting in Swarm Robots Using Communication-Based Cluster Size Estimation
Ninth Int. Conf. on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2014), Brussels, Belgium, Marco Dorigo, Mauro Birattari, Simon Garnier, Heiko Hamann, Marco Montes de Oca, Christine Solnon, Thomas Stützle (eds.), LNCS 8667, pp. 262-269, Springer, 2014

[C32][extended abstract][pdf]
Heiko Hamann
Evolving Prediction Machines: Collective Behaviors Based on Minimal Surprisal
Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2014), Vancouver, Canada, Christian Igel (ed.), pp. 31-32, ACM, 2014

[C31][.pdf]
Yara Khaluf, Mauro Birattari, Heiko Hamann
A Swarm Robotics Approach to Task Allocation Under Soft Deadlines and Negligible Switching Costs
Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB 2014), Castellon, Spain, Angel P. del Pobil, Eris Chinellato, Ester Martinez-Martin, John Hallam, Enric Cervera, Antonio Morales (eds.), pp. 270-279, LNCS 8575, Springer, 2014

[C30][.pdf cited by]
Gabriele Valentini, Heiko Hamann, Marco Dorigo
Self-Organized Collective Decision Making: The Weighted Voter Model
13th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Mutli-agent Systems (AAMAS 2014), Paris, France, Alessio Lomuscio, Paul Scerri, Ana Bazzan, Michael Huhns (eds.), pp. 45-52, ACM, 2014

[C29][.pdf supplement]
Heiko Hamann
A Reductionist Approach to Hypothesis-Catching for the Analysis of Self-Organizing Decision-Making Systems
7th IEEE Int. Conf. on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013), Philadelphia, USA, pp. 227-236, IEEE, 2013

[C28][.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann
Speciation Dynamics: Generating Selective Pressure Towards Diversity
12th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2013), Taormina, Italy, Pietro Liň, Orazio Miglino, Giuseppe Nicosia, Stefano Nolfi and Mario Pavone (eds.), pp. 947-954, MIT Press, 2013 [nominee for best paper award (top 8)]

[C27][.pdf .bib]
Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Christopher S. F. Schwarzer, Nico K. Michiels, Thomas Schmickl
Virtual Spatiality in Agent Controllers: Encoding Compartmentalization
EvoStar 2013, Vienna, Austria, Anna Isabel Esparcia-Alcazar (ed.), LNCS 7835, pp. 579-588, Springer-Verlag, 2013

[C26][.pdf .bib cited by supplement]
Heiko Hamann
Towards Swarm Calculus: Universal Properties of Swarm Performance and Collective Decisions
ANTS 2012, Brussels, Belgium, Marco Dorigo et al. (eds.), LNCS 7461, pp. 168-179, Springer-Verlag, 2012 [best paper award]

[C25][extended abstract][.pdf .bib]
Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Payam Zahadat, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
On-line, On-board Evolution of Reaction-Diffusion Control for Self-Adaptation
Alife XIII, East Lansing, MI, USA, Christoph Adami, David M. Bryson, Charles Ofria, Robert T. Pennock (eds.), pp. 597-598, MIT Press, 2012

[C24][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Thomas Schmickl
Towards Morphological Flexibility: Modular Robotics and Bio-inspired Control
Austrian Robotics Workshop (Operational Programme Slovenia-Austria), Graz, Austria, 2012

[C23][.pdf .bib]
Leo Cazenille, Nicolas Bredeche, Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner
Impact of Neuron Models and Network Structure on Evolving Robot Neural Network Controllers
14th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2012, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 89-96, ACM, 2012

[C22][.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Explaining Emergent Behavior in a Swarm System Based on an Inversion of the Fluctuation Theorem
Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2011, Paris, France, Tom Lenaerts, Mario Giacobini, Hugues Bersini, Paul Bourgine, Marco Dorigo and Rene Doursat (eds.), pp. 302-309, MIT Press, ISBN: 978-0-262-29714-1 (open access), 2011 [selected as top 10 paper]

[C21][.pdf .bib cited by supplement]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Coupled Inverted Pendulums: A Benchmark for Evolving Decentral Controllers in Modular Robotics
13th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2011, Dublin, Ireland, Natalio Krasnogor and Pier Luca Lanzi (eds.), pp. 195-202, ACM, 2011

[C20][.pdf .bib cited by]
Thomas Schmickl, Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Lutz Winkler, Karl Crailsheim
Major Feedbacks Supporting Artificial Evolution in Multi-Modular Robotics
New Horizons in Evolutionary Robotics (Studies in Computational Intelligence Vol. 341), Stephane Doncieux, Nicolas Bredeche, Jean-Baptiste Mouret (editors), p. 195-209, Springer-Verlag, 2011

[C19][.pdf .bib cited by]
Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Ronald Thenius, Karl Crailsheim
Evolving a Novel Bio-Inspired Controller in Reconfigurable Robots
10th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL'09), Budapest, Hungary, LNCS 5777, pp. 132-139, Springer-Verlag, 2011

[C18][.pdf .bib]
Daniela Kengyel, Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, Ronald Thenius, Karl Crailsheim
Embodiment of Honeybee's Thermotaxis in a Mobile Robot Swarm
10th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL'09), Budapest, Hungary, LNCS 5778, pp. 69-76, Springer-Verlag, 2011

[C17][.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Evolving for Creativity: Maximizing Complexity in a Self-Organized Multi-Particle System
10th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL'09), Budapest, Hungary, LNCS 5777, pp. 442-449, Springer-Verlag, 2011

[C16][.pdf .bib cited by supplement]
Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Thermodynamics of Emergence: Langton's Ant Meets Boltzmann
IEEE ALIFE - 2011 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Paris, France, pp. 62-69, IEEE, 2011

[C15][.pdf .bib]
Thomas Schmickl, Ronald Thenius, Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Karl Crailsheim
Robotic Organisms: Artificial Homeostatic Hormone System and Virtual Embryogenesis as Examples for Adaptive Reaction-Diffusion Controllers
Reconfigurable Modular Robotics: Challenges of Mechatronic and Bio-Chemo-Hybrid Systems (IROS 2011 Workshop), Serge Kernbach and Robert Fitch (eds.), 2011

[C14][.pdf .bib supplement cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Artificial Hormone Reaction Networks: Towards Higher Evolvability in Evolutionary Multi-Modular Robotics
Artificial Life XII (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp. 773-780, MIT Press (open access), 2010

[C13][.pdf .bib cited by]
Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Ralf Mayet, Karl Crailsheim
Complex Taxis-Behaviour in a Novel Bio-Inspired Robot Controller
Artificial Life XII (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp. 648-655, MIT Press (open access), 2010

[C12][.pdf .bib]
Serge Kernbach, Thomas Schmickl, Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Christopher Schwarzer, Florian Schlachter, Alan F.T. Winfield, Rene Matthias
Adaptive Action Selection Mechanisms for Evolutionary Multimodular Robotics
Artificial Life XII (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp. 781-788, MIT Press (open access), 2010

[C11][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Bernd Meyer, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
A Model of Symmetry Breaking in Collective Decision-Making
Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB'10), Paris, France, LNAI 6226, pp. 639-648, Springer-Verlag, 2010

[C10][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
A Hormone-Based Controller for Evolutionary Multi-Modular Robotics: From Single Modules to Gait Learning
Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'10), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 244-251, IEEE Press, 2010

[C9][.pdf .bib cited by]
Serge Kernbach, Heiko Hamann, Jürgen Stradner, Ronald Thenius, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim, A.C. van Rossum, Michele Sebag, Nicolas Bredeche, Yao Yao, Guy Baele, Yves Van de Peer, Jon Timmis, Maizura Mohktar, Andy Tyrrell, A.E. Eiben, S.P. McKibbin, Wenguo Liu, Alan F.T. Winfield
On Adaptive Self-Organization in Artificial Robot Organisms
The First International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE'09), Athens, Greece, November 15-20, IEEE Press, 2009

[C8][.pdf .bib cited by]
Jürgen Stradner, Heiko Hamann, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim
Analysis and Implementation of an Artificial Homeostatic Hormone System: A First Case Study in Robotic Hardware
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS'09), St. Louis, MO, USA, October 11-15, IEEE Press, 2009

[C7][.pdf .bib supplement]
Heiko Hamann
Pattern Formation as a Transient Phenomenon in the Nonlinear Dynamics of a Multi-Agent System
MATHMOD 2009 - 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling, Vienna, Austria, February 11-13, 2009

[C6][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Heinz Wörn, Karl Crailsheim, and Thomas Schmickl
Spatial Macroscopic Models of a Bio-Inspired Robotic Swarm Algorithm
IEEE/RSJ 2008 International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS'08), Nice, France, September 22-26, pp. 1415-1420, IEEE Press, 2008

[C5][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann and Heinz Wörn
Aggregating Robots Compute: An Adaptive Heuristic for the Euclidean Steiner Tree Problem
The tenth International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB'08), Osaka, Japan, July 7-12, LNAI 5040, pp. 447-456, Springer-Verlag, 2008

[C4][.pdf .bib]
Heinz Wörn, Ramon Estana, Heiko Hamann, and Marc Szymanski
From Micro to Nano and Swarm Robotics
Advances in Climbing and Walking Robots. Proceedings of 10th International Conference (CLAWAR'07), Singapore, July 16-18, World Scientific Pub., 2007

[C3][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann and Heinz Wörn
A Space- and Time-Continuous Model of Self-Organizing Robot Swarms for Design Support
First IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO'07), Boston, USA, July 9-11, pp. 23-31, IEEE Press, 2007

[C2][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann, Marc Szymanski, and Heinz Wörn
Orientation in a Trail Network by Exploiting its Geometry for Swarm Robotics
IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, Honolulu, USA, April 1-5, pp. 310-315, IEEE Press, 2007

[C1][.pdf .bib cited by]
Heiko Hamann and Heinz Wörn
An Analytical and Spatial Model of Foraging in a Swarm of Robots
Swarm Robotics - Second SAB 2006 International Workshop, Rome, Italy, LNCS 4433, pp. 43-55, Springer-Verlag, 2007

Theses

[.pdf .bib]
Heiko Hamann
Space-Time Continuous Models of Swarm Robotic Systems: Supporting Global-to-Local Programming
PhD Thesis, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 2008

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Heiko Hamann
Modeling and Investigation of Robot Swarms
Diploma (Master) Thesis, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2006

[.pdf cited by]
Heiko Hamann
Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Coupled Map Lattices
Student research project, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2004