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Seamless Routing and Cooperative Localization of Multiple Mobile Robots for Search and Rescue Application

Chang-Eun Lee, Hyun-Ja Im, Jeong-Min Lim, Young-Jo Cho, Tae-Kyung Sung
2015 ETRI Journal  
In particular, for a practical mobile robot team to perform such a task as that of carrying out a search and rescue mission in a disaster area, the network connectivity and localization have to be guaranteed  ...  links to the human operator located at a remote station.  ...  CRRS In CRRS, a link path from the remote operator station to the front-end robot is established through cooperation of multiple mobile robots even in an environment where a network infrastructure is absent  ... 
doi:10.4218/etrij.15.2314.0139 fatcat:2xvhlhlpsbd4nhed55kyymlinu

Combining Semi-autonomous Navigation with Manned Behaviour in a Cooperative Driving System for Mobile Robotic Telepresence [chapter]

Andrey Kiselev, Annica Kristoffersson, Amy Loutfi
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The paper presents a first implementation of a vision-based cooperative driving enhancement to a telepresence robot. A preliminary evaluation in the laboratory environment is presented.  ...  This paper presents an image-based cooperative driving system for telepresence robot, which allows safe operation in indoor environments and is meant to minimize the burden on novice users operating the  ...  Particularly, [18] and [19] discuss the problem of balanced control for urban search and rescue (USAR) robots, a constrained-based method for vehicle semiautonomous operation is presented in [20]  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16220-1_2 fatcat:pcpto4j73zej3llloa3htsk6je

IEEE Robotics & Automation Society

2013 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Clark, "A comparison of search patterns for cooperative robots operating in remote environ-ment," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Information Technology: Coding and Computing, Las Vegas, ] R. Webster and M.  ...  A. Oliver, Geostatistics for Environmental Scientists. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2003. [35] D. Gage, "Command control for many-robot systems," in Proc. Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (AUVS) Tech.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2013.2249242 fatcat:h4cppzga3bhzpnybhmvt7fs7la

Collaborative Multi-Robot Search and Rescue: Planning, Coordination, Perception and Active Vision

Jorge Pena Queralta, Jussi Taipalmaa, Bilge Can Pullinen, Victor Kathan Sarker, Tuan Nguyen Gia, Hannu Tenhunen, Moncef Gabbouj, Jenni Raitoharju, Tomi Westerlund
2020 IEEE Access  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research work is supported by the Academy of Finland's AutoSOS project (Grant No. 328755).  ...  (ii) The need for long-distance operation, with either high levels of autonomy or real-time communication in remote environments.  ...  A comparison of local and global methods for connectivity maintenance of multi-robot networks from Khateri et al. is available in [107] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3030190 fatcat:exigopjplzgfzlghxvr7s3l3di

Collaborative Multi-Robot Systems for Search and Rescue: Coordination and Perception [article]

Jorge Peña Queralta, Jussi Taipalmaa, Bilge Can Pullinen, Victor Kathan Sarker, Tuan Nguyen Gia, Hannu Tenhunen, Moncef Gabbouj, Jenni Raitoharju, Tomi Westerlund
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Across the different civil domains where robots can support human operators, one of the areas where they can have more impact is in search and rescue (SAR) operations.  ...  SAR operations encompass a wide variety of environments and situations, and therefore heterogeneous and collaborative multi-robot systems can provide the most advantages.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research work is supported by the Academy of Finland's AutoSOS project (Grant No. 328755).  ... 
arXiv:2008.12610v1 fatcat:hq5lqtnsoreapjm4dpgg4z5xki

Multi-Robot Systems: A Brief Technological Review

Daniel Setó-Rey
2021 Zenodo  
They consist of a set of independent robots, with varying computational, sensing and environmental capabilities, operating in a coordinated manner to achieve a common goal.  ...  In this article we perform a general review of this type of systems and the state of the art in relation to them.  ...  -ROS (Robot Operating System) [24] is a framework for the development of robotic systems.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5195525 fatcat:bezb6tqbzzhtxigtbwwsysoqwy

Intention-based coordination and interface design for human-robot cooperative search

Dan Xie, Yun Lin, R. Grupen, A. Hanson
2011 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
In this paper, a multi-agent search scheme is presented that supports the recognition of activities and, thus, learning methods for cooperative human-robot interaction.  ...  In our approach, stochastic models of human search activity are used to estimate state for HRI.  ...  In collaborative control frameworks, robots work autonomously until they run into a problem they can't solve. At this point, the robots ask a remote operator for assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2011.6048775 fatcat:t5xa3ejks5cblmtokdwfkeixpy

Intention-based coordination and interface design for human-robot cooperative search

Dan Xie, Yun Lin, Roderic Grupen, Allen Hanson
2011 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
In this paper, a multi-agent search scheme is presented that supports the recognition of activities and, thus, learning methods for cooperative human-robot interaction.  ...  In our approach, stochastic models of human search activity are used to estimate state for HRI.  ...  In collaborative control frameworks, robots work autonomously until they run into a problem they can't solve. At this point, the robots ask a remote operator for assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2011.6094688 dblp:conf/iros/XieLGH11 fatcat:o3vrdwn3mvce3anvzisahjvbse

Sensing and Connection Systems for Assisted and Autonomous Driving and Unmanned Vehicles

Sergio Saponara
2018 Sensors  
Australia, related to the emerging trends in sensing and navigation systems (i.e., sensors plus related signal processing and understanding techniques in multi-agent and cooperating scenarios) for autonomous  ...  The special issue, "Sensors, Wireless Connectivity and Systems for Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Mobility" on MDPI Sensors presents 12 accepted papers, with authors from North America, Asia, Europe and  ...  Acknowledgments: The author is grateful to the MDPI publisher for the possibility to act as guest editor of this special issue and wants to thank the editorial staff of Sensors for their kind co-operation  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18071999 pmid:29932130 pmcid:PMC6068971 fatcat:pft6ftjaznhjnjzlxept72cm3e

Coordination Demand in Human Control of Heterogeneous Robot [chapter]

Jijun Wang, Michael Lewis
2009 Advances in Human-Robot Interaction  
In the more general case requirements for cooperation can be relaxed allowing the operator to choose the subteams of robots to be operated in a cooperative manner as well as the next robot to be operated  ...  of robots in uncertain environments.  ... 
doi:10.5772/6828 fatcat:ngdoxen67nfuxjznheyrreuzdm

Cooperation of Humanoid Robots Using Teleoperation for Transferring an Object

Muhammad Usman Keerio, Weimin Zhang, Ali Raza Jafri
2008 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
In this paper, a method is proposed for humanoid robots performing object transfering task in a teleoperated cooperative paradigm.  ...  Therefore, it is necessary to correct the position in a real-time manner.To control the arm and hand of the robot remotely we use master arm and hand while it carries and passes the object, the dynamic  ...  ., 2004 & Dias, B, 2005 addresses a mission planning for multi-robot task allocation, for effective conflict free execution in a dynamic environment.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5661 fatcat:ijqrarzc45d3jlce536pe7jpny

Robotic experiments with cooperative Aerobots and underwater swarms

Ehsan Honary, Frank McQuade, Roger Ward, Ian Woodrow, Andy Shaw, Dave Barnes, Matthew Fyfe
2008 Robotica (Cambridge. Print)  
Operational concepts: A series of operational scenarios were considered as part of the MuOps study.  ...  A behaviour-based approach was used in conjunction with minimal collective robotics principles to guide a swarm of robots underwater.  ...  Suppose N UUVs are searching the area with a raster search pattern as shown in Fig. 7 .  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0263574708004505 fatcat:vrz6fgiwlvdgxikhj374kjvvka

A Bean Optimization-based Cooperation Method for Target Searching by Swarm UAVs in Unknown Environments

Xiaoming Zhang, Mohsin Ali
2020 IEEE Access  
The results obtained from search simulations show that the RBOA can outperform adaptive robotic particle swarm optimization (A-RPSO) in target searches in complex and unknown environments, especially with  ...  Compared with conventional BOAs used for optimal computation, RBOA has two main modifications for the cooperative control of swarm robots: 1) it accounts for the free motion space of individual UAVs using  ...  Reference [13] used robots to search for lost targets in unknown environments. As a typical swarm robot system, swarm UAVs have also been applied to target searching.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2977499 fatcat:u7swbr2oerc5vibermpdtgranm

Architectural Patterns for Self-Organizing Systems-of-Systems

Craig Nichols, Rick Dove
2011 Insight  
These candidate patterns are now available for evaluation and employment consideration. They can be applied when problems common to the pattern manifest in new environments.  ...  Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to a penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently  ...  Comparisons of SoS, for this paper, focus on a set of characteristics or traits that appear to form a necessary basis for self-organization in SoS .  ... 
doi:10.1002/inst.201114242 fatcat:gfd6ususgfbgni6owljs742ute

Mixed-initiative Multirobot Control in USAR [chapter]

Jijun Wang, Michael Lewis
2007 Human Robot Interaction  
The present study investigates human interaction with a cooperating team of robots performing a search and rescue task in a realistic disaster environment.  ...  This paper presents an experiment comparing search performance of teams of 3 robots controlled manually without automated cooperation, in a mixed-initiative mode interacting with a cooperating team or  ...  For example, a significant research effort is being devoted to designing human-robot interface that makes it easier for the people to interact with robots.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5205 fatcat:ucyrhiagujb4zpwdsucy3dytsa
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