The University of Sheffield Natural Robotics Lab
 Submitted papers
Perez-Diaz F., Zillmer R., Groß R.
Robustness of synchronization regimes in networks of mobile pulse-coupled oscillators
Physical Review Applied
 Authored books, guest-edited special issues, edited books
ANTS 2012 Special Issue Dorigo M., Birattari M., Blum C., Christensen A.L., Engelbrecht A., Groß R., and Stützle T. (Editors)
Special issue on "ANTS 2012"
Swarm Intelligence, 7(2-3), 2013
TAROS 2012 Special Issue Penders J., Alboul L., Prescott T., Groß R., Melhuish C. and Witkowski M. (Editors)
Special issue on "TAROS 2011"
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 60(11):1355, 2012
Proceedings ANTS 2012 Dorigo M., Birattari M., Blum C., Christensen A.L., Engelbrecht A.P., Groß R., and Stuetzle T. (Editors)
Swarm Intelligence, 8th International Conference, ANTS 2012
LNCS 7461, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2012
ANTS 2010 Special Issue Dorigo M., Birattari M., Di Caro G., Doursat R., Engelbrecht A., Gambardella L.M., Groß R., Şahin E., and Stützle T. (Editors)
Special Issue on "ANTS 2010"
Swarm Intelligence, 5(3-4), 2011 and 6(1), 2012
Proceedings TAROS 2011 Groß R., Alboul L., Melhuish C., Witkowski M., and Prescott T., and Penders J. (Editors)
Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, 12th Annual Conference, TAROS 2011
LNCS 6856, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2011
Special issue on swarm robotics, Neural Computing & Applications Journal Correll N. and Groß R. (Editors)
Special Issue on "Swarm Robotics"
Neural Computing & Applications, 19(6):785-865, 2010
Proceedings ANTS 2010 Dorigo M., Birattari M., Di Caro G.A., Doursat R., Engelbrecht A.P., Floreano D., Gambardella L.M., Groß R., Şahin E., Sayama H., and Stützle T. (Editors)
Swarm Intelligence, 7th International Conference, ANTS 2010
LNCS 6234, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2010
 International journals
Li W., Gauci M., Groß R.
Turing learning: a metric-free approach to inferring behavior and its application to swarms
Swarm Intelligence, 10(3):211-243, 2016
Kaszubowski Lopes Y., Trenkwalder S.M., Bittencourt Leal A., Dodd T.J., Groß R.
Supervisory Control Theory Applied to Swarm Robotics
Swarm Intelligence, 10(1):65-97, 2016
Glancy J.P., Groß R., Stone J.V. and Wilson S.P.
A Self-Organising Model of Thermoregulatory Huddling
PLOS Computational Biology, 11(9):e1004283, 2015
Chen J., Gauci M., Li W., Kolling A., and Groß R.
Occlusion-based cooperative transport with a swarm of miniature mobile robots
IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31(2):307-321, 2015
Gauci M., Chen J., Li W., Dodd T.J., Groß R.
Self-Organized Aggregation without Computation
The International Journal of Robotics Research, 33(8):1145-1161, 2014
Dorigo M., Birattari M., Blum C., Christensen A.L., Engelbrecht A., Groß R. and Stützle T.
ANTS 2012 special issue
Swarm Intelligence, 7(2-3):79-81, 2013 (Special Issue on "ANTS 2012")
Penders J., Alboul L., Prescott T., Groß R., Melhuish C. and Witkowski M.
TAROS 2011 special issue
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 60(11):1355, 2012 (Special Issue on "TAROS 2011")
Gauci M., Dodd T.J., and Groß R.
Why 'GSA: A Gravitational Search Algorithm' Is Not Genuinely Based on the Law of Gravity
Natural Computing, 11(4):719-720, 2012
Dorigo M., Birattari M., Di Caro G., Doursat R., Engelbrecht A., Gambardella L.M., Groß R., Şahin E., and Stützle T.
ANTS 2010 special issue
Swarm Intelligence, 5(3-4):143-147, 2011 (Special Issue on "ANTS 2010")
Correll N. and Groß R.
From Swarm Robotics to Smart Materials
Neural Computing & Applications, 19(6):785-786, 2010 (Special Issue on "Swarm Robotics")
O'Grady R., Groß R., Christensen A.L., and Dorigo M.
Self-Assembly Strategies in a Group of Autonomous Mobile Robots
Autonomous Robots, 28(4):439-455, 2010
Nouyan S., Groß R., Bonani M., Mondada F., and Dorigo M.
Teamwork in Self-Organized Robot Colonies
IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 13(4):695-711, 2009
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Towards Group Transport by Swarms of Robots
International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, 1(1-2):1-13, 2009
Proceedings of the IEEE, Self-assembly at the macroscopic scale Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Self-Assembly at the Macroscopic Scale
Proceedings of the IEEE, 96(9):1490-1508, 2008
Groß R., Houston A.I., Collins E.J., McNamara J.M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., and Franks N.R.
Simple learning rules to cope with changing environments
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5(27):1193-1202, 2008
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Evolution of Solitary and Group Transport Behaviors for Autonomous Robots Capable of Self-Assembling
Adaptive Behavior, 16(5): 285-305, 2008
Franks N.R., Hooper J.W., Gumn M., Bridger T.H., Marshall J.A.R., Groß R., and Dornhaus A.
Moving targets: collective decisions and flexible choices in house-hunting ants
Swarm Intelligence, 1(2):81-94, 2007
Groß R., Bonani M., Mondada F. and Dorigo M.
Autonomous Self-Assembly in Swarm-Bots
IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 22(6):1115-1130, 2006
Tuci E., Groß R.; Trianni V., Mondada F., Bonani M. and Dorigo M.
Cooperation through self-assembly in multi-robot systems
ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, 1(2):115-150, 2006
Dorigo M., Trianni V., Şahin E., Groß R., Labella T.H., Baldassarre G., Nolfi S., Deneubourg J.-L., Mondada F., Floreano D. and Gambardella L.M.
Evolving Self-Organizing Behaviors for a Swarm-bot
Autonomous Robots, 17(2-3):223-245, 2004
 National journals
Groß R.
Self-Assembling Robots
Künstliche Intelligenz, November 4/08: 61-63, 2008
 Book chapters
Blum C. and Groß R.
Swarm Intelligence in Optimization and Robotics
In J. Kacprzyk and W. Pedrycz, editors, Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany (2015) 1291-1309
Groß R.
Self Assembly
In M. Gargaud, editor, Encyclopedia of Astrobiology, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany (2011) 1496-1497
Groß R., O'Grady R., Christensen A.L. and Dorigo M.
The Swarm-bot experience: Strength and mobility through physical cooperation
In S. Kernbach, editor, Handbook of Collective Robotics, Chapter 2, Pan Stanford Publishing (2013) 49-79
Dorigo M., Tuci E., Trianni V., Groß R., Nouyan S., Ampatzis C., Labella H.T., O'Grady R., Bonani M. and Mondada F.
SWARM-BOT: Design and Implementation of Colonies of Self-assembling Robots
In Yen G.Y., Fogel D.B., editors, Computational Intelligence: Principles and Practice, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, NY (2006) 103-135
 Papers presented at international conferences and workshops (peer-reviewed)
Escalera, J.A., Doyle, M.J., Mondada, F. and Groß R.
Evo-bots: A simple, stochastic approach to self-assembling artificial organisms
DARS 2016, in press
Parrott, P., Dodd, T.J. and R., Groß R.
HyMod: A 3-DOF hybrid mobile and self-reconfigurable modular robot and its extensions
DARS 2016, in press
Perez-Diaz, F., Trenkwalder S.M., Zillmer, Ruediger and R., Groß R.
Emergence and inhibition of synchronization in robot swarms
DARS 2016, in press
Trenkwalder S.M., Lopes, Y.K., Kolling, A., Christensen, A.L., Prodan, R., Groß R.
OpenSwarm: an event-driven embedded operating system for miniature robots
IROS 2016, IEEE (2016) 4483-4490
Kapellmann G., Salomons N., Kolling A., Groß R.
Human-robot swarm interaction with limited situational awareness
ANTS 2016, volume 9882 of LNCS, Springer (2016) 125-136
Doyle M., Xu X., Gu Y., Perez-Diaz F., Parrot C., Groß R.
Modular hydraulic propulsion: a robot that moves by routing fluid through itself
ICRA 2016, IEEE (2016) 5189-5196
Kapellmann G., Chen J., Groß R.
Using Google Glass in human-robot swarm interaction
TAROS 2016, volume 9716 of LNAI, Springer (2016) 196-201
Salomons N., Kapellmann G., Groß R.
Human management of a robotic swarm
TAROS 2016, volume 9716 of LNAI, Springer (2016) 282-287
Perez-Diaz F., Zillmer R. and Groß R.
Firefly-inspired synchronization in swarms of mobile agents
AAMAS 2015, IFAAMAS (2015) 279-286
Parrott C., Dodd T.J., Groß R.
HiGen: A High-Speed Genderless Mechanical Connection Mechanism, with Single-Sided Disconnect, for Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots
IROS 2014, IEEE (2014) 3926-3932
Kaszubowski Lopes Y., Bittencourt Leal A., Dodd T.J., Groß R.
Application of Supervisory Control Theory to Swarms of e-puck and Kilobot Robots
ANTS 2014, volume 8667 of LNCS, Springer (2014) 62-73
Li W., Gauci M., and Groß R.
Coevolutionary Learning of Swarm Behaviors Without Metrics
GECCO 2014, ACM (2004) 201-208
Gauci M., Chen J., Li W., Dodd T.J., Groß R.
Clustering Objects with Robots That Do Not Compute
AAMAS 2014, IFAAMAS (2014) 421-428
Li W., Gauci M., and Groß R.
A Coevolutionary Approach to Learn Animal Behavior Through Controlled Interaction
GECCO 2013, ACM (2013) 223-230
Chen J., Gauci M., and Groß R.
A Strategy for Transporting Tall Objects with a Swarm of Miniature Mobile Robots
ICRA 2013, IEEE (2013) 863-869
Glancy J., Groß R., and Wilson S.P.
A Minimal Model of the Phase Transition into Thermoregulatory Huddling
Living Machines 2013, volume 8064 of LNCS, Springer (2013) 381-383
Gauci M., Chen J., Dodd T.J., and Groß R.
Evolving Aggregation Behaviors in Multi-Robot Systems with Binary Sensors
DARS 2012, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics 104, Springer (2014) 355-367
O'Grady R., Christensen A.L., Groß R., and Dorigo M.
Self-organised Computational Structures for Real Time Analysis in Highly Distributed Environmental Monitoring
IROS 2012 Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring, IEEE (2012)

Chen J., Gauci M., Price M.J., and Groß R.
Segregation in Swarms of e-puck Robots Based On the Brazil Nut Effect,
AAMAS 2012, IFAAMAS (2012) 163-170
Ding R., Eastwood, P., Mondada, F., and Groß R.
A Stochastic Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robot with Mobility Control
TAROS 2012, volume 7429 of LNCS, Springer (2012) 416-417

Price M.J. and Groß R.
Vision-Based Segregation Behaviours in a Swarm of Autonomous Robots,
TAROS 2011, volume 6856 of LNCS, Springer (2011) 428-429

Chen J. and Groß R.
Cooperative Multi-robot Box Pushing Inspired by Human Behaviour,
TAROS 2011, volume 6856 ofLNCS, Springer (2011) 380-381

Foster S. and Groß R.
Forming Nested 3D Structures Based on the Brazil Nut Effect,
TAROS 2011, volume 6856 of LNCS, Springer (2011) 394-395

Groß R., Magnenat S., Küchler L., Massaras V., Bonani M., and Mondada F.
Towards an Autonomous Evolution of Non-Biological Physical Organisms,
ECAL 2009, volume 5777 of LNCS, Springer (2011) 173-180

O'Grady R., Pinciroli C., Groß R., Christensen A.L., Mondada F., Bonani M., and Dorigo M.
Swarm-bots to the Rescue
ECAL 2009, volume 5777 of LNCS, Springer (2011) 165-172

Groß R., Magnenat S., Mondada, F. Segregation in swarms of mobile robots based on the Brazil nut effect,
IROS 2009, IEEE (2009) 4349-4356
Groß R., Nouyan S., Bonani M., Mondada F., and Dorigo M.
Division of Labour in Self-Organised Groups
SAB 2008, volume 5040 of LNCS, Springer (2008) 426-436
O'Grady R., Groß R., Christensen A.L., Mondada F., Bonani M., and Dorigo M.
Performance Benefits of Self-Assembly in a Swarm-Bot
IROS 2007, IEEE (2007) 2381-2387
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Fifty Years of Self-Assembly Experimentation
IROS 2007 Workshop on Self-Reconfigurable Robots/Systems and Applications, IEEE (2007)
Campo A., Nouyan S., Birattari M., Groß R., Dorigo M.
Negotiation of goal direction for cooperative transport
ANTS 2006, volume 4150 of LNCS, Springer (2006) 191-202
Groß R., Tuci E., Dorigo M., Bonani M., Mondada F.
Object Transport by Modular Robots that Self-assemble
ICRA 2006, IEEE (2006) 2558-2564
Groß R., Mondada F. and Dorigo M.
Transport of an Object by Six Pre-attached Robots Interacting via Physical Links
ICRA 2006, IEEE (2006) 1317-1323
Groß R., Yamakita M. and Dorigo M.
Self-assembly of Mobile Robots - From Swarm-bot to Super-mechano Colony
IAS-9 (Intelligent Autonomous Systems), IOS Press (2006) 487-496
Nouyan S., Groß R., Dorigo M., Bonani M. and Mondada F.
Group Transport Along a Robot Chain in a Self-Organised Robot Colony
IAS-9 (Intelligent Autonomous Systems), IOS Press (2006) 433-442
Groß R., Bonani M., Mondada F. and Dorigo M.
Autonomous Self-assembly in a Swarm-bot
AMiRE 2005, Springer (2006) 314-322
O'Grady R., Groß R., Mondada F., Bonani M. and Dorigo M.
Self-assembly on demand in a group of physical autonomous mobile robots navigating rough terrain
ECAL 2005, volume 3630 of LNAI, Springer (2005) 272-281
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Group Transport of an Object to a Target that Only Some Group Members May Sense
PPSN VIII, volume 3242 of LNCS, Springer (2004) 852-861
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Cooperative Transport of Objects of Different Shapes and Sizes
ANTS 2004, volume 3172 of LNCS, Springer (2004) 106-117
Dorigo M., Tuci E., Groß R., Trianni V., Labella T.H., Nouyan S., Ampatzis C., Deneubourg J.-L., Baldassarre G., Nolfi S., Mondada F., Floreano D., and Gambardella L.M.
The SWARM-BOTS project
SAB 2004 Swarm Robotics workshop, volume 3342 of LNCS, Springer (2005) 31-44
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Evolving a Cooperative Transport Behavior for Two Simple Robots
EA 2003 (Artificial Evolution), Revised Selected Papers, volume 2936 of LNCS, Springer (2004) 305-316
Groß R. and Dorigo M.
Evolving a Cooperative Transport Behavior for Two Simple Robots
EA 2003 (Artificial Evolution), INRIA (2003) 157-168
Trianni V., Groß R., Labella T.H., Şahin E., and Dorigo M.
Evolving Aggregation Behaviors in a Swarm of Robots
ECAL 2003, volume 2801 of LNAI, Springer (2003) 865-874
Groß R., Albrecht K., Kantschik W., and Banzhaf W.
Evolving chess playing programs
GECCO 2002, Morgan Kaufmann (2002) 740-747
 Theses
Groß R.
Self-Assembling Robots
Ph.D. Thesis, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (2007)
Groß R.
Swarm-intelligent Robotics in Prey Retrieval Tasks
Thesis for Diplôme d'Études Approfondies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (2003)
Albrecht K. and Groß R.
Verteilte Evolution von Schachprogrammen
Diploma Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Universität of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany (2001)

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