Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Robotics and autonomous systems is an interdisciplinary area of research spanning several areas in Artificial Intelligence.
Members of the robotics and autonomous systems group carry out research in multi-agent systems, decision making under uncertainty, ontologies, swarm intelligence and bio-inspired systems, robot teams, verification and validation of robotic and autonomous systems, ethics of autonomous systems and industrial applications.
Within the group, we use a number of facilities:
- smART Lab, a state of the art robotics facility with a variety of robots and experimental space;
- both Robotics and Autonomous Systems Laboratory (RASL) and Virtual Engineering Simulation Laboratory (VESL) providing robotic simulations at STFC Daresbury; and
- the Autonomy and Verification Lab within the Department, addressing formal verification of robotics and autonomous systems.
The group is led by Dr Terry Payne