JRM Vol.35 No.4 pp. 918-921
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2023.p0918


Group Chase and Escape with Chemotaxis

Chikoo Oosawa ORCID Icon

Graduate School of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
680-4 Kawazu, Iizuka, Fukuoka 820-8502, Japan

January 18, 2023
April 8, 2023
August 20, 2023
group chase and escape, chemotaxis, Wolfpack, micromachines

A model is proposed for group chase and escape using chemotactic movements only. In the proposed model, the movement depends on the concentration of the chemical substances released by each agent. Chemotaxis-based interactions propagate slower and later, and exist locally between agents, making groups chase and escape under more uncertain circumstances than in cases where agent distance measurements use electromagnetic waves, such as visible light. Numerical results with the model demonstrate that maintaining a longer distance between the chasers and targets is a better strategy for each group.

Chemotactic agents reproduce a swarm intelligence

Chemotactic agents reproduce a swarm intelligence

Cite this article as:
C. Oosawa, “Group Chase and Escape with Chemotaxis,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.35 No.4, pp. 918-921, 2023.
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