Our new paper “RoboFish: increased acceptance of interactive robotic fish with realistic eyes and natural motion patterns by live Trinidadian guppies” just got published in Bioinspiration and Biomimetics!
The german radio channel “Die Durchblicker” has interviewed David researching on fish personality using the Robofish-System. The german article can be viewed here: Fische mit Persönlichkeit – Verhaltensforschung mit Guppys
The German magazine “Tierfreund” published an article that features our RoboFish and an interview with David. Read more in the PDF Version of the article.
The magazine Nautil.us has published an article on the general practise of using robots to investigate animal behavior. The article focuses on the great works of Jose Halloy and Thomas Schmickl but also mentions our work here at FU Berlin.… Continue Reading
In a new collaboration with neuroethologists in Bonn we are employing our RoboFish system to investigate electro-communication in weakly electric fishes.
The young science show “Loop”, broadcasted on RTL, featured the RoboFish Project in their 5th episode, aired Feb 8: Watch it online here (RoboFish starts at 18:00)
Joseph has finished his thesis and made huge progress with the interactive behaviors. This video shows the implementations of Couzin et al.’s model of swarm formation (2002).
After eight hours of cleaning, building and shoving tables we finally finished the setup of water tank, computers and robots! Ready for experiments!