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The future of Robotics Technology

Luigi Pagliarini, Henrik Hautop Lund
2017 Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life (JRNAL)  
In short, the very next decade robotics will become vital components in a number of applications and robots paired with AI will be able to perform complex actions that are capable of learning from humans  ...  In the last decade the robotics industry has created millions of additional jobs led by consumer electronics and the electric vehicle industry, and by 2020, robotics will be a $100 billion worth industry  ...  They are Humanoids, Telepresence, Swarm, Microbots, Robotic Networks, Modular Robotics, and Body-Machine Interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.2991/jrnal.2017.3.4.12 fatcat:scqtxobn5rfxfgqa5ljfgbeymy

A Comprehensive Review of Shepherding as a Bio-inspired Swarm-Robotics Guidance Approach [article]

Nathan K Long, Karl Sammut, Daniel Sgarioto, Matthew Garratt, Hussein Abbass
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We present a comprehensive review of the literature on swarm shepherding to reveal the advantages and potential of the approach to be applied to a plethora of robotic systems in the future.  ...  The simultaneous control of multiple coordinated robotic agents represents an elaborate problem.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is conducted in collaboration with the Maritime Division of the Defence Science and Technology Group and is partially supported by the Office of Naval Research -Global Grant  ... 
arXiv:1912.07796v4 fatcat:2wil5pt5wvbonfhpxgzhusqbrq

Principles, Paradigms and the Future of UAV Drone Teams in Use for Engineering and Operation of Landscape-Scale Deployable Structures [article]

John-Thones Amenyo
2018 arXiv   pre-print
A computational thinking approach is used to engineer the architecture of the platform.  ...  The organization of the drone team to support the task is considered as a digital platform, (specifically, a digital multi-sided platform).  ...  Another intriguing possibility is to combine and integrate multiple landscape scale designs to create architectures and infrastructures of systems that can be used to control of tropical storms, such as  ... 
arXiv:1808.07623v1 fatcat:f2nkcg6p7bfn5dn5vpv7puonzu

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
In particular, multi-robot systems have the potential to significantly improve the efficiency of SAR personnel with faster search of victims, initial assessment and mapping of the environment, real-time  ...  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

Distributed Robotics Education

Henrik Hautop Lund, Luigi Pagliarini
2011 Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics  
We show how the proposed system can be considered a tool for easy, fast, flexible hands-on exploration of these distributed robotic issues.  ...  In this paper, we describe the concept of a distributed educational system as a valuable tool for introducing students to interactive parallel and distributed processing programming as the foundation for  ...  In distributed robotics, coordination of the robotic system is distributed to a number of robotic units.  ... 
doi:10.20965/jrm.2011.p0859 fatcat:ytdagxd5nzfjpdzqgix2gqb5d4

Current advancements on autonomous mission planning and management systems: An AUV and UAV perspective

Adham Atyabi, Somaiyeh MahmoudZadeh, Samia Nefti-Meziani
2018 Annual Reviews in Control  
As a result, UVs can now take part in more complex mission where continuous transformation in environmental condition calls for a higher level of situational responsiveness.  ...  Advances in hardware technology have enabled more integration of sophisticated software, triggering progress in the development and employment of Unmanned Vehicles (UVs), and mitigating restraints for  ...  Combination of high-level structures and a bottom-up approach is proposed by Zhu et al. [88] for navigating a swarm of robots.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.arcontrol.2018.07.002 fatcat:fq5q25mqgjhczjtojlganzrmue

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).  ...  In order to account for scalability and real-time execution, two approaches were presented: a near-optimal solution based on dynamic programming, and a heuristic approach able to efficiently generate high-quality  ...  ] , or even a source of communication in human-swarm interaction [171] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3030190 fatcat:exigopjplzgfzlghxvr7s3l3di

6G Vision, Value, Use Cases and Technologies from European 6G Flagship Project Hexa-X

Mikko A. Uusitalo, Patrik Rugeland, Mauro Renato Boldi, Emilio Calvanese Strinati, Panagiotis Demestichas, Marten Ericson, Gerhard P. Fettweis, Miltiadis C. Filippou, Azeddine Gati, Marie-Helene Hamon, Marco Hoffmann, Matti Latva-aho (+8 others)
2021 IEEE Access  
with for example swarms of small robots which perform domestic chores in home networks [3] ), even cooperating with human beings [44] .  ...  In these types of use cases, trustworthy communication and coordination among the different robots will be essential.  ...  He is the coordinator of the project 5G EVE, on European platforms for 5G, deputy coordinator of 5G Tours, on innovative Use Cases for 5G, and Impact Creation manager in Hexa-X.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3130030 fatcat:ifruyjgqavd6xit5x5eyyz3j7i

Augmented Reality for Robotics: A Review

Zhanat Makhataeva, Huseyin Atakan Varol
2020 Robotics  
interfaces (BCIs), and gaming; (4) Multi-agent systems: use of visual feedback to remotely control drones, robot swarms, and robots with shared workspace.  ...  Numerous AR applications in robotics have been developed in recent years. The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of AR research in robotics during the five year period from 2015 to 2019.  ...  In robotics, AR acts as a new medium for interaction and information exchange with autonomous systems increasing the efficiency of the Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics9020021 doaj:a4cff00359374fcf99f0aa2b2771bc3a fatcat:upn3jaifw5barbodr5c2n73ucq

Space Robotics Research and Development Roadmaps at ESA

Gianfranco Visentin
2009 Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan  
The European Space Agency (ESA) has recently completed a technology harmonization exercise for the domain of automation and robotics (A&R).  ...  ESA's harmonization exercises aim at defining a roadmap for research and development, which integrates the vision of all European players (Agencies, Industry and Academia) in the domain.  ...  rover concepts and swarms.  ... 
doi:10.7210/jrsj.27.494 fatcat:2t64trcz5jfqnfokie7or4xvtm

A Taxonomy for Mobile Robots: Types, Applications, Capabilities, Implementations, Requirements, and Challenges

Uwe Jahn, Daniel Heß, Merlin Stampa, Andreas Sutorma, Christof Röhrig, Peter Schulz, Carsten Wolff
2020 Robotics  
Mobile robotics is a widespread field of research, whose differentiation from general robotics is often based only on the ability to move.  ...  This article deals with the definition of an archetypal robot, which is represented in the form of a taxonomy. Types and fields of application are defined.  ...  Riek and Member explain in [54] methods for the coordination of movements of humans and mobile robots.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics9040109 fatcat:3pzavaejj5b7zoyknbefbjsfiy

Progress in robotics for combating infectious diseases

Anzhu Gao, Robin R. Murphy, Weidong Chen, Giulio Dagnino, Peer Fischer, Maximiliano G. Gutierrez, Dennis Kundrat, Bradley J. Nelson, Naveen Shamsudhin, Hao Su, Jingen Xia, Ajmal Zemmar (+3 others)
2021 Science Robotics  
Last, we look at the ethical use of robots and call for globally sustained efforts in order for robots to be ready for future outbreaks.  ...  The world was unprepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, and recovery is likely to be a long process.  ...  Zhang for providing detailed edits of all the figures in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1126/scirobotics.abf1462 pmid:34043552 fatcat:56odfqs7wvdcnfcbwmwpmy4hyy

Modular Development of Mobile Robots with Open Source Hardware and Software Components [chapter]

Martino Migliavacca, Andrea Bonarini, Matteo Matteucci
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present Rapid Robot Prototyping (R2P ) , an open source, hardware and software architecture for the rapid prototyping of robotic applications, where off-the-shelf embedded modules (e.g  ...  ., sensors, actuators, and controllers) are combined together in a plug-and-play fashion, enabling the implementation of a complex system in a simple and modular way.  ...  This work has been partially supported by the research grant "Robotics for the Masses" from ST Microelectronics and Regione Lombardia, and by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) through  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44468-9_52 fatcat:it5sydorfbb7rnmbox3kldoioy

Assessing the Search and Rescue Domain as an Applied and Realistic Benchmark for Robotic Systems [article]

Frank E. Schneider, Dennis Wildermuth
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Finally we show a number of possible research directions for SAR robots, which might change the overall design and operation of SAR robotics in the longer-term future.  ...  Aim of this paper is to provide a review of the state of the art in Search and Rescue (SAR) robotics.  ...  Consider autonomy; there are two paradigms for the control and coordination of multiple robots: multi-robot systems (MRS) or swarm robotics systems.  ... 
arXiv:1912.04693v1 fatcat:tunemsuc7bamxhqivn2dwudddq

S&R Exploitation and Innovation MGT planning

Zenia Koti, Takis Kotis, Fotis Kouris, Marta Burgos Gonzalez, Chara Kapsala, Ioannis Benekos, Marie-Christine Bonnamour, Nikolae Maruntelu, Iliana Korma, Iosif Vourvachis, Ana Maria Cintora Sanz, Katarzyna Wodniak (+3 others)
2021 Zenodo  
However, the large variety of cooperative applications have been designed for different goals, stakeholders or specific settings / environments and have been developed on a silo-based approach and deployed  ...  Search and Rescue (SnR) aims to design, implement and test through a series of large-scale pilot scenarios a highly interoperable, modular open architecture platform for first responders', a governance  ...  aiming to develop a swarm of autonomous robots applied to navigate and search an urban ground.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6327022 fatcat:d23of2agtjcnlao6uy4eqyidyq
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