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Autonomous image-based exploration for mobile robot navigation

D. Santosh, Supreeth Achar, C. V. Jawahar
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
CONCLUSION This paper described a novel image-based exploration algorithm for the task of autonomous vision-based robot navigation.  ...  PROPOSED IMAGE-BASED EXPLORATION APPROACH Most image-based navigation techniques assume that a sequence of images is acquired during a human-guided training step that allows the robot to find paths for  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2008.4543622 dblp:conf/icra/SantoshAJ08 fatcat:ehfye67n5vccrf2hai3hoj4s3a

Evrişimli Sinir Ağları Tabanlı Aktif SLAM ve Keşif

2021 European Journal of Science and Technology  
For the second stage, the robot is navigated autonomously through the trained network in an environment which is different from the first one, and the map of the environment is acquired simultaneously.  ...  In this study, we propose a novel Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) based algorithm that can create a map of an environment with a mobile robot that is independent of user inputs and move autonomously  ...  Although there are several methods for autonomous navigation of a mobile robot, it is seen that most of them are generally related to the determination of the unknown regions and steering of the robot  ... 
doi:10.31590/ejosat.862953 fatcat:wtgk3h5hdzevlm7qmptejfcf6m

Signal Processing Advances in Robots and Autonomy

Frank Ehlers, Fredrik Gustafsson, Matthijs Spaan
2009 EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing  
Information," "Automatic evaluation of landmarks for image based navigation update," and "Pure-Pursuit Reactive Path Tracking for Non-Holonomic Mobile Robots with a 2D Laser-Scanner."  ...  Autonomous Navigation "Vector Field Driven Design for Lightweight Signal Processing and Control Schemes for Autonomous Robotic Navigation," "Vision-based Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Navigation Using Geo-referenced  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/948716 fatcat:kwwtttqrhvdgfo5lmgvptw4kne

Robotic Perception of the Sight and Touch to Interact with Environments

Pablo Gil, Youcef Mezouar, Markus Vincze, Juan A. Corrales
2016 Journal of Sensors  
Acknowledgments We wish to give thanks to the reviewers for their help in selecting papers for this special issue.  ...  Also, we would like to acknowledge all members of Editorial Board of Journal of Sensor for approving the publication of this special issue.  ...  The location and navigation problem has traditionally been addressed for land mobile robots in indoors and more recently for robots and autonomous vehicles in outdoors.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/1751205 fatcat:cwiac6e7ora6rjjmtevfuhp6me

Vision for Autonomous Vehicles and Probes (Dagstuhl Seminar 15461)

André Bruhn, Atsushi Imiya, Ales Leonardis, Tomas Pajdla, Marc Herbstritt
2016 Dagstuhl Reports  
as the central component for autonomous driving and navigation and remote exploration.  ...  The vision-based autonomous driving and navigation of vehicles has a long history. In 2013, Daimler succeeded autonomous driving on a public drive way.  ...  Kubota Image based Navigation for Exploration Probe Lazaros Nalpantidis Stereo Vision for Future Autonomous Space Exploration Robots Ben Huber Planetary Robotic Vision Processing for NASA and ESA Rover  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.5.11.36 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/BruhnILP15 fatcat:l2nqd45tnrabpdqmwex6enkxei

An active view planning method for mobile robots using a trinocular visual sensor

Min Y. Kim, Hyungsuck Cho, George K. Knopf
2003 Optomechatronic Systems IV  
The ability of mobile robots to perceive and recognize environments is essential for autonomous navigation.  ...  To improve the performance of autonomous environment perception for mobile robots, it is important to effectively plan the next pose (position and orientation) of the sensor system at a current navigation  ...  INTRODUCTION For the autonomous navigation of mobile robots in unknown space, two major functions established on mobile robots are self-localization and map-building.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.515001 fatcat:yxxbq6l7nje5lckwsw2tbb6hwm

Navigation Architecture for Autonomous Surveillance Rover

Saurav Kumar, Pallavi Awasthi
2009 Journal of clean energy technologies  
The paper proposes Navigation Architecture for Autonomous mobile robot navigating, exploring and avoiding obstacles in both outdoor and indoor environment.  ...  While the autonomous robot explores an either indoor or an outdoor environment it come across many human being present.  ...  for Autonomous Mobile Robots [1] .  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2009.v1.37 fatcat:47jypbln4bbj3e54wlbxjweoia

Autonomously Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Based on Line Tracking in a Factory-like Environment

Akif Durdu, Mehmet Korkmaz
2019 Advances in Electrical and Electronic Engineering  
This study is related to SLAM, also known simultaneous localization and mapping which is highly important and an indispensable issue for autonomous mobile robots.  ...  However, while performing SLAM for an unknown environment, the robot is navigated by three different ways: a user guidance, random movements on an exploration mode or exploration algorithms.  ...  Acknowledgment Authors are thankful to RAC-LAB (www.rac-lab. com) for providing the trial version of their commercial software.  ... 
doi:10.15598/aeee.v17i1.3048 fatcat:tsccx3fw7jhsdcbkvbunfezzny

Mobile robot localization and path planning using an omnidirectional camera and infrared sensors

Chia-Hao Hsieh, Min-Liang Wang, Li-Wei Kao, Huei-Yung Lin
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
In this paper, we propose a self-localization and path-planning method for mobile robot navigation.  ...  Due to the large field of view of the omnidirectional camera, the mobile robot can capture the rich information of the environment.  ...  The autonomous mobile robots can be roughly divided to two different types, the foot based and the wheel based.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2009.5345993 dblp:conf/smc/LinWKH09 fatcat:xl7tbideqfdgrpnoifjzdmolqe

Autonomous Mapping and Exploration with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using Low Cost Sensors

Ankit Ravankar, Abhijeet Ravankar, Yukinori Kobayashi, Takanori Emaru
2018 Proceedings (MDPI)  
Mapping and exploration are important tasks of mobile robots for various applications such as search and rescue, inspection, and surveillance.  ...  Autonomous operation of UAVs is desirable for exploration in unknown environments.  ...  Mobile robot exploration in indoor environments has been extensively researched in the past and there are many existing techniques available primarily for ground robots, which include multi-robot systems  ... 
doi:10.3390/ecsa-5-05753 fatcat:m4qsxsqyujdsrb3og7momfbcga

Fully Autonomous Real-World Reinforcement Learning with Applications to Mobile Manipulation [article]

Charles Sun, Jędrzej Orbik, Coline Devin, Brian Yang, Abhishek Gupta, Glen Berseth, Sergey Levine
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We study how robots can autonomously learn skills that require a combination of navigation and grasping.  ...  Our method employs a modularized policy with components for manipulation and navigation, where manipulation policy uncertainty drives exploration for the navigation controller, and the manipulation module  ...  Our system provides for efficient autonomous learning by decomposing the policy into grasping and navigation policies, using an ensemble of grasping models to explore based on uncertainty, automat- ically  ... 
arXiv:2107.13545v3 fatcat:jwenctwrb5fhllvwreqbalhf7a

Stereo-based visual navigation of mobile robots in unknown environments

H. Soltani, H. D. Taghirad, A.R. Norouzzadeh Ravari
2012 20th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE2012)  
In this paper a stereo vision-based algorithm for mobile robots navigation and exploration in unknown outdoor environments is proposed.  ...  The algorithm is solely based on stereo images and implemented on a nonholonomic mobile robot.  ...  The first step for autonomous mobile robot navigation is to find a suitable and safe path without colliding to obstacles.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iraniancee.2012.6292489 fatcat:fz5b3mq34jb3jea7qfgl6ovlpy

Multi-rover testbed for teleconducted and autonomous surveillance, reconnaissance, and exploration

Wolfgang Fink, Mark A. Tarbell, Wolfgang Fink
2009 Space Exploration Technologies II  
At Caltech's Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems Research Laboratory ( an outdoor multi-rover testbed has been developed that allows for near real-time interactive or  ...  It enables the implementation, field-testing, and validation of algorithms/software and strategies for navigation, exploration, feature extraction, anomaly detection, and target prioritization with applications  ...  At Caltech's Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems Research Laboratory ( the authors have developed a multi-rover testbed, described in the following, that allows for near  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.819991 fatcat:skiyujkc6fdsfcsuly3kxtvxz4

Adaptive and intelligent navigation of autonomous planetary rovers — A survey

Cuebong Wong, Erfu Yang, Xiu-Tian Yan, Dongbing Gu
2017 2017 NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS)  
Abstract-The application of robotics and autonomous systems in space has increased dramatically.  ...  The development of a truly autonomous rover system with the capability to be effectively navigated in such environments requires intelligent and adaptive methods fitting for a system with limited resources  ...  A neural-based autonomous navigation algorithm is presented in [31] for wheeled mobile robots operating in unknown and unstructured environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ahs.2017.8046384 dblp:conf/ahs/WongYYG17 fatcat:iwlth237anf7dhrbpy3seuul3q

An implementation of ROS Autonomous Navigation on Parallax Eddie platform [article]

Hafiq Anas, Wee Hong Ong
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents an implementation of autonomous navigation functionality based on Robot Operating System (ROS) on a wheeled differential drive mobile platform called Eddie robot.  ...  to implement one application use case for autonomous navigation.  ...  INTRODUCTION The implementation of autonomous navigation based on Robot Operating System (ROS) on a differential drive mobile platform requires solving problems in robot localization, mapping, and path  ... 
arXiv:2108.12571v1 fatcat:tt5gotj3qjelbafm3rgdmch75q
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