More Needles in the Camel's Eye

Individually, the Kilobots have very limited capabilities and they also make mistakes. But the algorithm made specially to govern their behaviour is able to overcome these limitations.

In designing their robotic swarm, the researchers drew inspiration particularly from ants. Masses of army ants, Dr Rubenstein explained, also assemble themselves into structures (like nests and rafts) that defy the limitations of an individual six-legged specimen.”

Kolibri (Sega 32X)

Kolibri (Sega 32X)