Biológiai Fizika Tanszék

Gábor Vásárhelyi

research associate

PhD (Budapest, Pázmány Péter Katolikus Egyetem, 2007)

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I was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1979. I recieved my M.Sc. degree in engineering-physics from the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary, in 2003, and my Ph.D. degree in technical sciences (infobionics) from the Péter Pázmány Catholic University, Faculty of Information Technology, Hungary, in 2007. In 2003 I won the first prize and Dénes Gábor special award in the physics section and first prize in the physics of complex systems section at the Local and National Conferences for Undergraduate Students, respectively. In 2007 I received a Junior Prima Award in the category of informatics, science.

I am currently a senior research fellow at the Eötvös University, Department of Biological Physics within the MTA-ELTE Statistical and Biological Physics Research Group, and the CEO of CollMot Robotics Ltd., a spin-off dedicated to multi-drone services. My current research fields are connected to collective behaviour of animals and collective robotics.


Publications at MTMT

Publications in Google Scholar

Selected publications of the last five years:

[1] G. Vásárhelyi, Cs. Virágh, N. Tarcai, T. Szörényi, G. Somorjai, T. Nepusz and T. Vicsek (2014) Outdoor flocking and formation flight with autonomous aerial robots submitted to IROS 2014 arXiv preprint arxiv:1402.3588

[2] Cs. Virágh, G. Vásárhelyi, N. Tarcai, T. Szörényi, G. Somorjai, T. Nepusz and T. Vicsek (2013) Flocking algorithm for autonomous flying robots submitted to Bioinspiration and Biomimetics arXiv preprint arxiv:1310.3601

[3] L. Gerencsér, G. Vásárhelyi, M. Nagy, T. Vicsek and T. Miklósi (2013) Identification of Behaviour in Freely Moving Dogs (Canis familiaris) Using Inertial Sensors PLOS ONE 8 e77814 Public Library of Science

[4] M. Nagy, G. Vásárhelyi, B. Pettit, I. Roberts-Mariani, T. Vicsek and D. Biro (2013) Context-dependent hierarchies in pigeons Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 13049--13054 National Acad Sciences

[5] N. Tarcai, Cs. Virágh, D. Ábel, M. Nagy, P. L. Várkonyi, G. Vásárhelyi and T. Vicsek (2011) Patterns, transitions and the role of leaders in the collective dynamics of a simple robotic flock Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2011 P04010

[6] G. Vásárhelyi, B. Fodor, T. Roska, “Tactile Sensing-Processing: Interface Cover Geometry & the Inverse Elastic Problem,” Sens. Actuators A, 2007, vol. 140, pp. 8–18

[7] G. Vásárhelyi, M. Ádám, É. Vázsonyi, I. Bársony, Cs. Dücső, “Effects of the Elastic Cover on Tactile-Sensor Arrays,” Sens. Actuators A, 2006, vol. 132, pp. 245-251

[8] G. Vásárhelyi, M. Ádám, É. Vázsonyi, Zs. Vízváry, A. Kis, I. Bársony, Cs. Dücső, “Characterization of an Integrable Single-Crystalline 3D Tactile Sensor,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Aug. 2006, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 928–934

[9] Yomosa, M., Mizuguchi, T., Vásárhelyi, G., & Nagy, M. (2015). Coordinated Behaviour in Pigeon Flocks. PLoS ONE, 10(10), e0140558. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140558

[10] Virágh, C., Nagy, M., Gershenson, C., & Vásárhelyi, G. (2016). Self-organized UAV Traffic in Realistic Environments. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 1645–1652)