author = "Freitas, Vander Luis de Souza and Macau, Elbert Einstein Nehrer",
          affiliation = "{Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)} and {Instituto 
                         Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)}",
                title = "Reactive model for convergence of active agents to moving 
            booktitle = "Anais...",
                 year = "2016",
         organization = "International Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity, 6.",
             keywords = "Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems, Control in Complex 
                         Systems, Synchronization in Nonlinear Systems, Collective Motion, 
                         Multiagent Systems.",
             abstract = "Collective motion emerges from interactions among individuals as 
                         observed in nature with flocks of birds and schools of fish. The 
                         rules that govern these interactions can be extended to artificial 
                         units (active agents) like mobile robots. In this work, we 
                         elaborated a reactive model to lead groups of autonomous mobile 
                         agents to moving formations, starting from random positions. In 
                         this model, the agents interact via repulsion, alignment and 
                         attraction rules, and do not keep memory of previous interactions. 
                         The result is a parallel formation of agents moving in a desired 
  conference-location = "S{\~a}o Jos{\'e} dos Campos, SP",
      conference-year = "16-20 May",
                label = "lattes: 5339877279308939 1 FreitasMaca:2016:ReMoCo",
             language = "en",
           targetfile = "freitas_reactive.pdf",
                  url = "http://www.inpe.br/nsc2016/en/index.php",
        urlaccessdate = "27 jan. 2021"