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Variable Threshold Algorithm for Division of Labor Analyzed as a Dynamical System
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Teoría de sistemas: control,
  • Sistemas dinámicos complejos,
  • Ecuaciones en diferencias
Datos
Descripción
Division of labor is a widely studied aspect of colony behavior of social insects. Division of labor models indicate how individuals distribute themselves in order to perform different tasks simultaneously. However, models that study division of labor from a dynamical system point of view cannot be found in the literature. In this paper, we define a division of labor model as a discrete-time dynamical system, in order to study the equilibrium points and their properties related to convergence and stability. By making use of this analytical model, an adaptive algorithm based on division of labor can be designed to satisfy dynamic criteria. In this way, we have designed and tested an algorithm that varies the response thresholds in order to modify the dynamic behavior of the system. This behavior modification allows the system to adapt to specific environmental and collective situations, making the algorithm a good candidate for distributed control applications. The variable threshold algorithm is based on specialization mechanisms. It is able to achieve an asymptotically stable behavior of the system in different environments and independently of the number of individuals. The algorithm has been successfully tested under several initial conditions and number of individuals.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Ieee Transactions on Systems Man And Cybernetics Part B-Cybernetics
ISSN
1083-4419
Factor de impacto JCR
3,236
Información de impacto
Datos JCR del año 2012
Volumen
DOI
10.1109/TCYB.2014.2305194
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Participantes
  • Autor: Manuel Castillo Cagigal (UPM)
  • Autor: Eduardo Matallanas De Avila (UPM)
  • Autor: Iñaki Navarro Oiza (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Estefania Caamaño Martin (UPM)
  • Autor: Felix Monasterio-Huelin Y Macia (UPM)
  • Autor: Alvaro Gutierrez Martin (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Generación Distribuida Renovable y Control Inteligente
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Energía Solar
  • Departamento: Tecnología Fotónica y Bioingeniería
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