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Blockchain in Robotic Distributed Multi-Level Systems

Alexey Beskopylny
2018 Advances in Robotics & Mechanical Engineering  
The problem of using Blockchain technology in multi-level robotic systems is considered.  ...  The blockchain technology, based on a decentralized system of distributed registries, allows solving data transfer problems quickly and safely.  ...  A decentralized approach for conflict resolution where robots show reactive and safe behaviors, avoiding collisions with both static and dynamic objects was shown in [8] .  ... 
doi:10.32474/arme.2018.01.000116 fatcat:2w5uj2voifhijiib5ejmtohc7a

A Survey and Analysis of Multi-Robot Coordination

Zhi Yan, Nicolas Jouandeau, Arab Ali Cherif
2013 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
In the field of mobile robotics, the study of multi-robot systems (MRSs) has grown significantly in size and importance in recent years.  ...  This paper presents a systematic survey and analysis of the existing literature on coordination, especially in multiple mobile robot systems (MMRSs).  ...  ALLIANCE: An architecture for fault tolerant, cooperative control of heterogeneous mobile robots. In Proceedings of IROS'94, pages 776-783, Munich, Germany, September 1994. [5] Silvia C.  ... 
doi:10.5772/57313 fatcat:lj4hv3wxqrdmfc4mzph76q76qq

Multi-Robot Coordination Analysis, Taxonomy, Challenges and Future Scope

Janardan Kumar Verma, Virender Ranga
2021 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
Recently, Multi-Robot Systems (MRS) have attained considerable recognition because of their efficiency and applicability in different types of real-life applications.  ...  ., multi-robot motion planning, and task planning, and in various application domains of MRS such as exploration, object transport, target tracking, etc.  ...  It also describes concepts of resource conflict, explicit and implicit communication. This paper analyses the multi-robot coordination with the perspective of motion and task planning.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-021-01378-2 pmid:33879973 pmcid:PMC8051283 fatcat:pzwd7tx47zd6jazdk753ucmsbi

Toward distributed solutions for heterogeneous fleet coordination

Alessandro Palleschi, Anna Mannucci, Danilo Caporale, Federico Pecora, Lucia Pallottino
2020 Zenodo  
This paper proposes and discusses a partially and a fully distributed extension of a centralized loosely coupled algorithm for multi-robot coordination.  ...  Warehouse mobile robotics is nowadays entering the mass-production market.  ...  between complexity vs. performance and resolution of conflicts and deadlocks.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4781135 fatcat:gkehyy2cajfwjcehkkil7wl7ma

Classification of Multi-UAV Architectures [chapter]

Ivan Maza, Aníbal Ollero, Enrique Casado, David Scarlatti
2014 Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles  
This chapter presents a classification of different schemes for the cooperation of multiple UAVs taking into account the coupling between the vehicles and the type of cooperation.  ...  Then, the research and development activities in load transportation, formation control, swarm approaches and intentional cooperation architectures are revised.  ...  Some formulations are based on the extension of robotics path planning concepts.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9707-1_119 fatcat:y3no6bla2ncg5bg7g4xekjgfiu

Guest editorial advances in multirobot systems

T. Arai, E. Pagello, L.E. Parker
2002 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation  
This special issue on Multi-Robot Systems provides a broad sampling of the research that is currently ongoing in the field of distributed mobile robot systems.  ...  As research progresses in distributed robotic systems, more and more aspects of multi-robot systems are being explored.  ...  actions, resolution of conflicts, and other related issues.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tra.2002.806024 fatcat:tdxuauo6qjfepjiyqd542b73ji

Multiple Mobile Robot Systems [chapter]

Lynne E. Parker, Daniela Rus, Gaurav S. Sukhatme
2016 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
Two approaches for cooperative relative localization of mobile robot teams are given in [53.85, 86].  ...  A distributed algorithm for the deployment of mobile robot teams has been described by [53.105] using the concept of virtual pheromones: localized messages from one robot to another.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32552-1_53 fatcat:rijl5w2zuvfyhjyx3drntjwvam

Towards an Ontology for Autonomous Robots

Liam Paull, Gaetan Severac, Guilherme V. Raffo, Julian Mauricio Angel, Harold Boley, Phillip J Durst, Wendell Gray, Maki Habib, Bao Nguyen, S. Veera Ragavan, Sajad Saeedi G., Ricardo Sanz (+4 others)
2012 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
The ontologies serve as a framework for working out concepts of employment with multiple vehicles for a variety of operational scenarios with emphasis on collaborative and cooperative missions.  ...  As part of this working group, the Autonomous Robots sub-group is tasked with developing ontology modules for autonomous robots.  ...  Our thanks must also go to Francesco Amigoni, Emilio Miguelanez, Craig Schlenoff, Edson Prestes, Raj Madhavan and other members of the IEEE RAS Ontologies for Robotics and Automation Working Group for  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2012.6386119 dblp:conf/iros/PaullSRABDGHNRGSSSTL12 fatcat:qwcfhlfeurhktfx6g72majlurm

Hierarchical Needs Based Self-Adaptive Framework For Cooperative Multi-Robot System [article]

Qin Yang, Ramviyas Parasuraman
2020 arXiv   pre-print
It combines multi-robot perception, communication, planning, and execution with the cooperative management of conflicts through a distributed Negotiation-Agreement Mechanism that prioritizes robot's needs  ...  Research in multi-robot and swarm systems has seen significant interest in cooperation of agents in complex and dynamic environments.  ...  See Fig. 1 for an illustration of the concept.  ... 
arXiv:2004.10920v2 fatcat:r6b4jpv4hzbgfibrd4escwi5lu

Decentralized dynamic task planning for heterogeneous robotic networks

Donato Di Paola, Andrea Gasparri, David Naso, Frank L. Lewis
2014 Autonomous Robots  
In this paper, we propose a decentralized model and control framework for the assignment and execution of tasks, i.e. the dynamic task planning, for a network of heterogeneous robots.  ...  The concept of skills, defined by the mission designer and considered as constraints for the mission execution, is exploited to distribute tasks across the robotic network.  ...  Indeed, this emphasizes how important the concept of skills is to develop a decentralized framework suitable for handling the RN heterogeneity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10514-014-9395-y fatcat:5sg3unl6fjgyxpczfcp4ijofpq

A survey on multi-robot coverage path planning for model reconstruction and mapping

Randa Almadhoun, Tarek Taha, Lakmal Seneviratne, Yahya Zweiri
2019 SN Applied Sciences  
Coverage path planning (CPP) is one of the active research topics that could benefit greatly from multi-robot systems.  ...  In this paper, we surveyed the research topics related to multi-robot CPP for the purpose of mapping and model reconstructions.  ...  Another work utilizing spanning tree is proposed in [41] which focuses on time synchronized coverage control of cooperative mobile robots.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42452-019-0872-y fatcat:y6hkwvnapnfpnax3k7xnqkj2gi

Chapter 8: Robot Cooperation and Swarm Intelligence [chapter]

Nicole El Zoghby, Valeria Loscrí, Enrico Natalizio, Véronique Cherfaoui
2014 Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks  
The convergence of robot cooperation and Swarm Intelligence is leading towards a new discipline, called Swarm Robotics.  ...  This chapter is devoted to illustrate and characterize the relationship between Swarm Intelligence and cooperation among robots.  ...  Kalman filter was applied to improve the ball position estimation for a robotic soccer team [76] and its extensions were explored for cooperative behavior of mobile robots [68] .  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814551342_0008 fatcat:ryqozw2ghjaaljh6jemuudduzq

Multirobot Collaborative Navigation Algorithms Based on Odometer/Vision Information Fusion

Guohua Liu, Juan Guan, Haiying Liu, Chenlin Wang
2020 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
Collaborative navigation is the key technology for multimobile robot system.  ...  Firstly, the multisource information fusion collaborative navigation system model is established, including mobile robot model, odometry measurement model, lidar relative measurement model, UWB relative  ...  Conflicts of Interest e authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Figure 1 : 1 Motion model of a single mobile robot.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/5819409 fatcat:q7honuj7czejpevd5ahkp7ytjq

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
This is, to the best of our knowledge, the first review considering heterogeneous SAR robots across different environments, while giving two complimentary points of view: control mechanisms and machine  ...  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

A Framework for Coordinated Control of Multi-Agent Systems [chapter]

Howard Li, Fakhri Karray, Otman Basir
2010 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
The mobile robot needs certain amount of time to finish the task. The position of the mobile robot is critical for the cooperation.  ...  This framework includes the necessary group behaviors and communication mechanisms for coordinated/cooperative control of heterogeneous robotic platforms.  ...  Stability Analysis of CHA MASs In this section, the stability of the homogeneous system introduced in Scenario 1.1.1 and the stability of the heterogeneous system introduced in Scenario 1.1.2 are analyzed  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-14435-6_3 fatcat:h45oj7iy75cxbne7yvjhmvsvei
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