Swarm robot classification

Swarm robots are classified into two types:

  • Homogeneous swarm robots
  • Heterogeneous swarm robots

Homogeneous swarm robots are those that are a collection of robots of the same kind and type, such as a group of mobile robots (as shown in the following photograph). They replicate a biological species' behavior to perform a task.

The following photograph shows a group of robots that are trying to maneuver over rough terrain:

Homogeneous swarm robots (source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S-bot_mobile_robot#/media/File:Sbot_mobile_robot_passing_gap.jpeg. The image was taken by Francesco Mondada and Michael Bonani. Licensed ...

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