Animal‌ and‌ robot‌ Societies‌ ‌Self-organise‌
and‌ Integrate‌ by‌ Social‌ Interaction‌ (bees‌ and‌ fish)‌




  • Bonnet, F., Kato, Y., Halloy, J. and Mondada, F. (2016)
    Infiltrating the zebrafish swarm: design, implementation and experimental tests of a miniature robotic fish lure for fish-robot interaction studies,
    Artificial Life and Robotics, 1-8


  • Zahadat, P. and Schmickl T. (2015)
    Evolving Controllers for Programmable Robots to Influence Non-Programmable Lifeforms: A Casy Study,
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9028. EvoStar 2015.
  • Zahadat, P., Hamann, H. and Schmickl T. (2015)
    Evolving Diverse Collective Behaviors Independent of Swarm Density, Workshop Evolving Collective Behaviors in Robotics,
    GECCO 2015, Madrid, Spain.
  • Zahadat, P., Hamann, H. and Schmickl T. (2015)
    Evolving Collective Behaviors With Diverse But Predictable Sensor States,
    13th European Conference on Arti cial Life (ECAL),York, UK.
  • Kengyel, D., Hamann, H., Zahadat, P., Radspieler, G., Wotawa, F. and Schmickl, T. (2015)
    Potential of Heterogeneity in Collective Behaviors: A Case Study on Heterogeneous
    Swarms, Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, PRIMA 2015.
  •  Cazenille, L., Bredeche, N. and Halloy, J. (2015)
    Multi-objective Optimization of Multi- level Models for Controlling Animal Collective Behaviour with Robots, Biomimetic andBiohybrid Systems,
    4th Internation Conference, Living Machines 2015, Barcelona, Spain, 379-390.
  •  Bodi, M., Szopek, M., Zahadat, P. and Schmickl T. (2015)
    Evolving Mixed Societies: A one-dimensional modelling approach,
    In BICT ’15: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Bioinspired Information and Communications Technologies.
  • Karlo Griparic, Tomislav Haus, Damjan Miklic, Stjepan Bogdan (2015)
    Combined Actuator Sensor Unit for Interaction with Honeybees.
    In Proc. of. IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS 2015)
  • Pedro Mariano, Rob Mills, Luís Correia, Damjan Milkić and Stjepan Bogdan (2015)
    ASSISI Playground: A simulation tool for collective bio-hybrid system research.
    In Procs Eurosis Simulation and Modelling Conference, Eurosis-ETI., 91-98
  • Rob Mills and Luís Correia (2015)
    The influence of topology in coordinating collective decision-making in bio-hybrid societies.
    In Procs EPIA, Springer. 250-261
  • Pedro Mariano & Luís Correia (2015)
    Partner selection delays extinction in cooperative and coordination dilemmas.
    In Grimaldo, F. & Norling, E. editors, Multi-Agent-Based Simulation XV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer International Publishing, 88-103
  • Fernando Silva, Luís Correia, Anders Lyhne Christensen (2015)
    Modelling Synchronisation in Mulitrobot Systems with Cellular Automata: Analysis of Update Methods and Topology Perturbations.
    In Sirakuoulis, G. & Adamatzky, A. editors, Robots and Lattice Automata. Emergence, Complexity and Computation 13, Springer International Publishing, 267-293



  • Tomislav Haus, Ivana Palunko, Domagoj Tolic, Stjepan Bogdan, Frank L. Lewis, Dariusz G. Mikulski (2014)
    Trust-based self-organising network control.
    IET Control Theory & Applications 8, 2126-2135
  • Sibylle Hahshold, Renate Ploder, Gerald Radspieler, Thomas Schmickl, Karl Crailsheim (2014)
    Temperature preferendum of single, young honeybees.
    Abstract in Entomologica Austriaca  21, 240
  • Martina Szopek, Sibylle Hahshold, Ronald Thenius, Michael Bodi, Karl Crailsheim, Thomas Schmickl (2014)
    ASSISIbf: Honeybees and robots form a bio-hybrid society.
    Abstract in Entomologica Austriaca 21, 242-243


  • José Halloy, Francesco Mondada, Serge Kernbach, Thomas Schmickl (2013)
    Towards Bio-hybrid Systems Made of Social Animals and Robots
    In: N.F. Lepora et al. (eds.): Living Machines 2013, Lecture Notes In Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 8064, 384-386