Thesis:
Hettiarachchi S., Distributed Evolution for Swarm Robotics. 2007 Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

Refereed Journal and Conference Publications

Hettiarachchi S., An Evolutionary Approach to Swarm Adaptation in Dense Environments. IEEE-International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems 2010, IEEE Press

Hettiarachchi S., Improving Swarm Survival Using DAEDALUS. The 21st Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, 2010.

Hettiarachchi S., Spears W., Distributed Adaptive Swarm for Obstacle Avoidance. International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics - Special Issue in Swarm Robotics, Emerald Group Publishing, 2009.

Hettiarachchi S., Maxim P., Spears W., Spears D., Connectivity of Collaborative Robots in Partially Observable Domains. International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems 2008, Seoul, Korea, IEEE Press

Maxim Paul., Hettiarachchi S., Spears W., Spears D., Hamann J., Kunkel T., and Speiser C., Trilateration Localization for Multi-Robot Teams. International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, 2008. Madeira, Portugal, ISI Proceedings

Hettiarachchi S., Cohen E., Willey T., Schmidt N., Simulating Mobile Robots for Undergraduate Research. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, CCSC-SW-08, 2008. NorthRidge, CA.

Hettiarachchi S., Spears W., DAEDALUS for Agents with Obstructed Perception. 2006 Proceedings of the IEEE Mountain Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Systems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. pp.195 - 200, 2006.    (Best Paper Award)

Hettiarachchi S., Distributed Online Evolution for Swarm Robotics. Presented to AAMAS06, Doctoral Mentoring Program, Hakodate, Japan. 2006.

Hettiarachchi S., Spears W., Green D., and Kerr W., Distributed Agent Evolution with Dynamic Adaptation to Local Unexpected Scenarios . GSFC/IEEE WRAC 2006, Springer-Verlag, LNAI 3825, pp. 245 -256

Hettiarachchi S. and Spears W., Moving Swarm Formations Through Obstacle Fields. Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1, 97-103, CSREA Press.

Spears W., Spears D., Heil R., Kerr W. and Hettiarachchi S. An Overview of Physicomimetics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science - State of the Art Series Volume 3342, 2004.

Spears, W., D. Zarzhitsky, S. Hettiarachchi, W. Kerr. Strategies for Multi-Asset Surveillance. IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, 2005, 929-934.

Book Chapters

Hettiarachchi, S., Maxim, P., and Spears, W. (Invited, 2008). An architecture for adaptive swarms. In Robotics Research Trends. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Hettiarachchi, S. (Invited, 2011). Adaptive Learning of Robot Swarms in Unfamiliar Environment. In Physics-based Swarm Intelligence: From Theory to Practice. Springer.

Presentations by My Students

Jenkins, C. Neural Networking Minesweepers, IU Southeast 7th Annual Student Conference & Showcase, 2011.

Phillips, N. Technological Research: Machine Training and Adapting Algorithms, IU Southeast 7th Annual Student Conference & Showcase, 2011.

Biefeld N., Reinhardt G., Heidorn R., and Hughes R. Intelligent Robots: Recognizing Objects, IU Southeast 7th Annual Student Conference & Showcase, 2011.

Riddle J., Borrego R., and Reinhardt S., Robot Pac Man, IU Southeast 7th Annual Student Conference & Showcase, 2011.

Presentations

Autonomous Distributed Control of X80Pro Robots. IU Southeast SARC Series, New Albany, Indiana, 2010.

Improving Swarm Survival Using DAEDALUS. The 21st Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, IU South Bend, Indiana, 2010.

An Evolutionary Approach to Swarm Adaptation in Dense Environments. International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems 2010, Gyeonggi-do, Seoul, South Korea.

Publications In Progress

Hettiarachchi, S(2011). Using scouts to improve robot survival in dynamic environments.

Riddle J., Heidorn R., Hughes R., Biefeld N., and Hettiarachchi S. (2011). User Friendly Software Architecture for X80Pro Autonomous Mobile Robot Platform.


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