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Anders Lyhne Christensen

Full Professor @ SDU Biorobotics, MMMI, University of Southern Denmark

I am a full professor at SDU Biorobotics, MMMI, University of Southern Denmark. My research focuses on the development of algorithms and control strategies that enable robots to operate autonomously and in teams. I have made significant contributions to the fields of swarm robotics and artificial intelligence, particularly in the areas of self-organization, fault tolerance, and multirobot coordination.

What is swarm robotics?

Swarm robotics has the potential to revolutionize the way we think about automation and problem solving. The approach, which involves the use of large numbers of relatively simple robots that are able to coordinate and cooperate to achieve complex tasks, has significant potential in a wide range of fields, including search and rescue, environmental monitoring, and precision agriculture. The key advantage of swarm robotics is its ability to harness the collective intelligence of a group of robots to solve problems that would be difficult or impossible for an individual robot to handle. For example, in search-and-rescue operations, a swarm of drones could be deployed to search a large area quickly and efficiently, using their ability to communicate and collaborate to share information. In precision agriculture, a swarm of small robots perform a variety of tasks, including planting seeds, watering and fertilizing plants, and detecting pests and diseases.

The field of swarm robotics is still relatively new, and the potential applications of this technology are still being explored, but it is clear that it has the potential to greatly improve efficiency and effectiveness in a wide range of industries.

Research projects
I am currently involved in the following research projects:



For an up-to-date list of my publications, see my Google scholar profile


Contact ME

Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense, Denmark