This was joint work with Mac Schwager and Daniela Rus.

We believe that multi-robot systems will require a unique theory of computation, distinct from robotics in general, distributed computation, and networked systems, but borrowing ideas from them all.

The swarm of robots used for Dr. McLurkin's work was built during his tenure at iRobot corporation as project manager and lead software engineer on the DARPA-funded Swarm project.

The RoneGUI was developed to easily debug software and hardware issues without the use of a specific embedded development environment such as CodeSourcery's Debug tool.


A software tool to communicate and parse data received from the r-one robots, both locally connected and remotely connected via radio.