THE SWARM-BASED EXPLORATION ALGORITHM WITH EXPANDED CIRCLE PATTERN FOR SEARCHING ACTIVITIES

Authors

  • Muhammad Fuad Riza Zuhri Department of Computer Science, Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Ammar Zahari Department of Computer Science, Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Recky Desia Department of Computer Science, Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Amelia Ritahani Ismail Department of Computer Science, Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Mohammed Al Haek Department of Computer Science, Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v77.6553

Keywords:

Swarm-based exploration algorithm, searching, swarm robots

Abstract

Searching Mechanism is an important technique that is usually used by Search and Rescue team to find people especially victims for natural disasters. In this paper, we propose an exploration algorithm using quadcopter in simulation to discover an unknown area that is based on the expanding circle pattern for searching activities. Expanding circle searching pattern is a circular search procedure that is conducted by a series of distances around a fixed reference point, which can be used for unknown area exploration. The simulation is implemented in a swarm-based environment as it can increase the performance of robots for exploration compared to the non-swarm based environment. Based on the initial simulation result, the swarm-based exploration algorithm with the expanding circle pattern can maximize the searching area covered if compared with only having individual searching robot.

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Published

2015-12-01

How to Cite

Riza Zuhri, M. F., Zahari, A., Desia, R., Ismail, A. R., & Al Haek, M. (2015). THE SWARM-BASED EXPLORATION ALGORITHM WITH EXPANDED CIRCLE PATTERN FOR SEARCHING ACTIVITIES. Jurnal Teknologi, 77(20). https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v77.6553