Controlling Agents in Smart Matter with Global Constraints

Bjorn Carlson, Vineet Gupta, Tad Hogg


Smart matter consists of sensors, actuators and computers embedded in materials to give precise and flexible control over their physical properties. We describe how global constraints and local agents can be combined to control the overall behaviors of smart matter in a simple, robust manner. We present several examples of such systems.

,author=" Bjorn Carlson and Vineet Gupta and Tadd Hogg"
,title="Controlling Agents in Smart Matter with Global Constraints"
,booktitle="Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Constraints and Agents"

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