A survey on evolutionary-aided design in robotics

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Shanker Radhakrishna Prabhu, Richard Seals, Kyberd, P. and Jodie Wetherall 2018. A survey on evolutionary-aided design in robotics. Robotica. 36 (12), pp. 1804--1821. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0263574718000747
AuthorsShanker Radhakrishna Prabhu, Richard Seals, Kyberd, P. and Jodie Wetherall
Abstract

The evolutionary-aided design process is a method to find solutions to design and optimisation problems. Evolutionary algorithms (EAs) are applied to search for optimal solutions from a solution space that evolves over several generations. EAs have found applications in many areas of robotics. This paper covers the efforts to determine body morphology of robots through evolution and body morphology with the controller of robots or similar creatures through co-evolution. The works are reviewed from the perspective of how different algorithms are applied and includes a brief explanation of how they are implemented.

KeywordsEvolutionary robotics; Evolutionary-aided design; Morphology evolution; Co- evolution
Year2018
JournalRobotica
Journal citation36 (12), pp. 1804--1821
PublisherCambridge University Press
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/s0263574718000747
Web address (URL)https://puredev.port.ac.uk/en/publications/939dbd27-2c54-439c-a8d8-1d481e37b7ac
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