James McLurkin
Assistant Professor
Rice University, Department of Computer Science



BibTex of all publications:


"A Distributed Boundary Detection Algorithm for Multi-Robot Systems" (under review)
   James McLurkin and Erik D. Demaine.


"Measuring the Accuracy of Distributed Algorithms on Multi-Robot Systems with Dynamic Network Topologies"
   James McLurkin, Proceedings of the The 9th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, November 2008.

"From Theory to Practice: Distributed Coverage Control Experiments with Groups of Robots"
   M. Schwager, J. McLurkin, J. J. E. Slotine, D. Rus, Proceedings of International Symposium on Experimental Robotics , July, 2008.

"Analysis and Implementation of Distributed Algorithms for Multi-Robot Systems"
   James McLurkin, Ph.D., M.I.T., 2008, Thesis Supervisor: Leslie P. Kaelbling

"Protoswarm: A Language for Programming Multi-Robot Systems Using the Amorphous Medium Abstraction"
   Jonathan Bachrach, James McLurkin, Anthony, Grue, Proceedings of the 7th international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems, May, 2008.


"Distributed Coverage Control with Sensory Feedback for Networked Robots."
    Mac Schwager, James McLurkin, and Daniela Rus. Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, August 2006.

"Speaking Swarmish: Human-Robot Interface Design for Large Swarms of Autonomous Mobile Robots"
   James McLurkin, Jennifer Smith, James Frankel, David Sotkowitz, David Blau, Brian Schmidt. AAAI Spring Symposium, March 28, 2006 , presentation slides


"Dynamic Task Assignment in Robot Swarms"
   James McLurkin and Daniel Yamins, Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, June 8, 2005


"Distributed Algorithms for Dispersion in Indoor Environments using a Swarm of Autonomous Mobile Robots"
   James McLurkin and Jennifer Smith, Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference, June 23, 2004

"Stupid Robot Tricks: A Behavior-Based Distributed Algorithm Library for Programming Swarms of Robots"
   James McLurkin, S.M., M.I.T., 2004, Thesis Supervisor: Leslie P. Kaelbling


"Algorithms for Distributed Sensor Networks"
   James McLurkin, M.S. University of California, Berkeley, 1999, Thesis Supervisor: Professor Kristofer S. J. Pister


"The Ants: A Community of Microrobots"
   James McLurkin, S.B., M.I.T., 1995, Thesis Supervisor: Professor Rodney A. Brooks

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