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A methodology for testing mobile autonomous robots

Jannik Laval, Luc Fabresse, Noury Bouraqadi
2013 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
Mobile autonomous robots are progressively entering the mass market. Thus, manufacturers have to perform quality assurance tests on series of robots.  ...  Our methodology describes the process of conducting tests in a way that maximizes safety for human operators, while avoiding to damage tested robots.  ...  We also thank Anthony Fleury for his comments and feedback. We gratefully acknowledge the sponsoring of ESUG (the European Smalltalk User Group) http://www.esug.org/.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2013.6696599 dblp:conf/iros/LavalFB13 fatcat:v4le4w5xkrgnbftwpeytml6tzq

Good Experimental Methodologies and Simulation in Autonomous Mobile Robotics [chapter]

Francesco Amigoni, Viola Schiaffonati
2010 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
both as a way to test the theoretical models at the basis of the building of robots and as a methodology for the development of robots.  ...  Using computer simulations has a potential impact on a number of issues that are relevant in the definition of good experimental methodologies for autonomous mobile robots.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15223-8_18 fatcat:pvqj5mmyibdj3olwyrhhyyfzvy

MOAST and USARSim: a combined framework for the development and testing of autonomous systems

Christopher Scrapper, Stephen Balakirsky, Elena Messina, Grant R. Gerhart, Charles M. Shoemaker, Douglas W. Gage
2006 Unmanned Systems Technology VIII  
mobile robot systems.  ...  When taken together, the combined USARSim/MOAST system may be used to provide a comprehensive development and testing environment for complex robotic systems.  ...  METHODOLOGY The basic premise of this paper is to investigate a methodology for creating a baseline for measuring and evaluating autonomous systems with varying levels of cognition and different knowledge  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.663898 fatcat:brpzx6jvybhino5qc7k466w66u

Reference Path Generation and Obstacle Avoidance for Autonomous Vehicles Based on Waypoints, Dubins Curves and Virtual Force Field Method

Gokhan Bayar
2017 International Journal of Applied Mathematics Electronics and Computers  
In the second scenario, the performance of the algorithm was tested for generating a complete reference path.  ...  The whole system was tested for different scenarios.  ...  In [7] , a methodology including path planning and obstacle avoidance methods was proposed for autonomous mobile robots working in known 2-D environment.  ... 
doi:10.18100/ijamec.2017527489 fatcat:qgajvwc66ze2repgiuzwssl3bi

Experiments with autonomous mobile radios for wireless tethering in tunnels

Kevin L Moore, Manoja D Weiss, John P Steele, Chris Meehan, Jesse Hulbert, Eric Larson, Alejandro Weinstein
2011 The Journal of Defence Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology  
Design, fabrication, assembly and test of new robot systems, both mobile platforms and manipulators, simultaneous localization and mapping for both ground based and aerial vehicles, robotic welding especially  ...  A.1992 -Present -Laboratory for Robotics and Intelligent Machines Conduct research on Intelligent Automated Systems, with a focus on applications to robots and intelligent process control, especially for  ...  ., Weinstein, A., "Experiments with Autonomous Mobile Radios for Wireless Tethering in Tunnels", Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology 1-14 DOI: 10.1177/1548512910393375  ... 
doi:10.1177/1548512910393375 fatcat:n2razfcpajdyppfvni3bswhsae

Optimization of Fuzzy Controller Using Galactic Swarm Optimization with Type-2 Fuzzy Dynamic Parameter Adjustment

Emer Bernal, Oscar Castillo, José Soria, Fevrier Valdez
2019 Axioms  
In addition, the modification is used for the optimization of the fuzzy controller of an autonomous mobile robot. First, the galactic swarm optimization is tested for fuzzy controller optimization.  ...  Second, the GSO algorithm with the dynamic adjustment of parameters using T1 fuzzy systems is used for the optimization of the fuzzy controller of an autonomous mobile robot.  ...  Autonomous Mobile Robot To test the proposed methodology with the dynamic adjustment of the parameters using the T1 and IT2 fuzzy systems, we consider the case of an autonomous mobile robot.  ... 
doi:10.3390/axioms8010026 fatcat:xtozi4gbtzdtno5jdkghqkutk4

Design and Implementation of a Real-Time Autonomous Navigation System Applied to Lego Robots

Thi Thoa Mac, Cosmin Copot, Clara M. Ionescu
2018 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
for the mobile robot.  ...  A real-time mobile robot system with perception using sensors, path planning algorithm, PID controller is used as the case to demonstrate the teaching methodology.  ...  methodology; (iii) providing an effective real-time autonomous navigation approach for mobile robot.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.06.088 fatcat:4xrdpfglxvaklauifkotglnodi

Autonavi3at Software Interface to Autonomously Navigate on Urban Roads Using Omnidirectional Vision and a Mobile Robot

Jorge Enrique Caicedo Martínez, Bladimir Bacca Cortes
2022 Ciencia e Ingeniería Neogranadina  
In this work, a computer vision-based urban road following software tool called AutoNavi3AT for mobile robots and autonomous vehicles is presented.  ...  The design of efficient autonomous navigation systems for mobile robots or autonomous vehicles is fundamental to perform the programmed tasks.  ...  These results show that the proposed method in this work is a good option for autonomous navigation in mobile robots, filtering changing illumination of omnidirectional images, challenging road segmentation  ... 
doi:10.18359/rcin.5724 fatcat:riz3q4dzf5btnceimox4pycqqi

Mobile sensor networks based on autonomous platforms for homeland security

A. Buonanno, M. D'Urso, G. Prisco, M. Felaco, E. F. Meliado, M. Mattei, F. Palmieri, D. Ciuonzo
2012 2012 Tyrrhenian Workshop on Advances in Radar and Remote Sensing (TyWRRS)  
In recent years, autonomous or semi-autonomous mobile robots have been adopted as useful means to reduce fixed installations and number of devices needed for surveillance of a given area.  ...  In particular, the joint use of the Swarm Logic and heterogeneous sensors, some installed at strategic points of the infrastructure and other installed on mobile robots, allows the creation of a very dynamic  ...  possibly mounted on autonomous or semi-autonomous robots.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tywrrs.2012.6381108 dblp:conf/tywrrs/BuonannoDPFMMPC12 fatcat:mdhx32si3fbn3ienrzbuosvfpe

Holonic communication structure with formal models of cooperative autonomous mobile robots

Grigor Stambolov, Tadas Sperauskas, Rimvydas Simutis, Arunas Lipnickas
2009 2009 IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications  
In this paper, we present a communication structure which is a part of holonic communication structure in the team of cooperative autonomous mobile robots.  ...  To implement the proposed cooperation between autonomous mobile robots the developed UML sequence, collaboration diagrams, Petri Nets models for simulation of communication and cooperation structure are  ...  autonomous mobile robots [9] , testing the control system of mobile robot [10] , developing the high-level controller with Timed Coloured Petri Nets for searching problems in mobile robots [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/idaacs.2009.5342928 fatcat:buykznqi2vhs3pg5m5byc2eahe

An Autonomous Mobile Robot System for Advanced Microcontroller Education

Chin-Ming Hsu, Hui-Mei Chao
2009 2009 Fifth International Joint Conference on INC, IMS and IDC  
This paper introduces an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) system to enhance students' project planning, designing, and implementing capabilities while taking the advanced microcontroller course.  ...  the serial I/O extensions, 7-segment display, A/D converter, DC motors' drivers, and memory controls are included.  ...  on learning, designing, and implementing a working autonomous mobile robot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ncm.2009.287 dblp:conf/ncm/HsuC09a fatcat:sokpvaggrfcnfj34jv3xw3mi44

Fault tolerance enhancement using autonomy adaptation for autonomous mobile robots

B. Durand, K. Godary-Dejean, L. Lapierre, R. Passama, D. Crestani
2010 2010 Conference on Control and Fault-Tolerant Systems (SysTol)  
Experimental results on a mobile robot are proposed to illustrate the autonomy adaptation.  ...  For that, we proposed a global and structured methodology which allows integrating specific fault tolerant mechanisms into an adaptive control architecture.  ...  This paper only deals with the most significant one for a mobile robot: the Drive objective.  ... 
doi:10.1109/systol.2010.5676030 fatcat:ixgr5mc27zcdtfkl52sjgjklnu

An Autonomous Navigation Methodology for a Pioneer 3DX Robot

Salvador Ibarra Martínez, José Antonio Castán Rocha, Julio Laria Menchaca, Mayra Guadalupe Treviño Berrones, Javier Guzmán Obando, Julissa Pérez Cobos, Emilio Castán Rocha
2014 Computer Technology and Application  
Autonomous navigation is a complex challenge that involves the interpretation and analysis of information about the scenario to facilitate the cognitive processes of a robot to perform free trajectories  ...  To solve this, the paper introduces a Case-Based Reasoning methodology to endow robots with an efficient decision structure aiming of selecting the best maneuver to avoid collisions.  ...  for the navigation system of an autonomous mobile robot.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1934-7332/2014.02.005 fatcat:puo7fgr2hjcp3g3gajtrz6mtn4

Evolution of neural control structures: some experiments on mobile robots

Francesco Mondada, Dario Floreano
1995 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
We describe the implementation of a possible solution (arti cial neural networks and genetic algorithms) on a real mobile robot through a set of three di erent experiments.  ...  We think that, for the purpose of building autonomous robots, all these elements need to be developed together in continuous interaction with the environment.  ...  Acknowledgments We w ould like to thank Edo Franzi and Andr e Guignard for the important w ork in the design of Khepera, and Yves Cheneval for the analysis software.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0921-8890(96)81008-6 fatcat:7mccnrnk5zejvph4g5ozqcdpgi

Cooperative autonomous driving - Intelligent vehicles sharing city roads cooperative autonomous driving

J. Baber, J. Kolodko, T. Noel, M. Parent, L. Vlacic
2005 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Concluding Remarks This article presented the ICSL's Cooperative Autonomous Mobile Robot technologies and their application to intelligent vehicles for cities.  ...  The success of the experimental vehicle demonstration is attributed to the earlier design, development, and testing of the ICSL cooperative autonomous driving maneuvers on the ICSL Cooperative Mobile Robot  ...  His research interests are in the study of control systems for autonomous robots.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2005.1411418 fatcat:nvfz6ds6ebdrdm5ycfktjoaw6y
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