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Trajectory Generation and Object Tracking of Mobile Robot Using Multiple Image Fusion [chapter]

TaeSeok Jin, Hideki Hashimoto
2009 Sensor and Data Fusion  
Robot Using Multiple Image Fusion www.intechopen.com Sensor and Data Fusion  ...  Experiments To compare the tracking performance of a mobile robot using the algorithms of the Particle filter and SOM, experiments of capturing a micro mouse with random motion by the mobile robot were  ...  system performance (improved decision making, increased detection capabilities, diminished number of false alarms, improved reliability in various situations at hand) with respect to separate sensors/  ... 
doi:10.5772/6576 fatcat:q2wdhlbhtvakljdxr2u6ccropi

General Concept of 3D SLAM [chapter]

Peter Zhang, Evangelous Millos, Jason Gu
2009 Mobile Robots - State of the Art in Land, Sea, Air, and Collaborative Missions  
Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a process that fuses sensor observations of features or landmarks with dead-reckoning information over time to estimate the location of the robot in an unknown  ...  An underwater mobile robot is used as an example.  ...  An example of multi-sensor fusion is shown in Figure 7 , where an underwater mobile robot is equipped with a stereo camera and communicated with a set of buoys on the surface.  ... 
doi:10.5772/6993 fatcat:22rlnpibozbifgl6hpqc2h4olu

A Review on Challenges of Autonomous Mobile Robot and Sensor Fusion Methods

Mary B. Alatise, Gerhard P. Hancke
2020 IEEE Access  
Various studies have been carried out by researchers on the importance of mobile robot, its applications and challenges.  ...  A comprehensive study on devices/sensors and prevalent sensor fusion techniques developed for tackling issues like localization, estimation and navigation in mobile robot are presented as well in which  ...  The methods usually implement iterative algorithms to deal with linear and non-linear models. In order to localize robot, many sensors have been adopted and fusion methods developed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2975643 fatcat:3xuf5n2hxvhjzczaa73fy2qy3i

Survey of Datafusion Techniques for Laser and Vision Based Sensor Integration for Autonomous Navigation

Prasanna Kolar, Patrick Benavidez, Mo Jamshidi
2020 Sensors  
We review various types of sensors, their data, and the need for fusion of the data with each other to output the best data for the task at hand, which in this case is autonomous navigation.  ...  Such systems can be used in various areas of life like safe mobility for the disabled, senior citizens, and so on and are dependent on accurate sensor information in order to function optimally.  ...  ., developed a sensor fusion platform using camera for a mobile robot which can be used for path planning. Ali et al., developed a fusion algorithm for an online navigation with a complete planner.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20082180 pmid:32290582 pmcid:PMC7218742 fatcat:ngfckkvp3fc23o7idvivlhdzbq

Data Fusion Performance Evaluation for Dissimilar Sensors: Application to Road Obstacle Tracking [chapter]

Blanc Christophe, Checchin Paul, Gidel Samuel, Trassoudaine Laurent
2009 Sensor and Data Fusion  
the measurement equation is non-linear (12).  ...  However, in non-linear cases, one cannot conclude on the optimality of an estimation system.  ...  expansion (linearization) of the non-linear measurement equation.  ... 
doi:10.5772/6570 fatcat:xrbwg5d5tbfzdipcf46uf7t5bm

Command Fusion Based Mobile Robot Tracking by Distributed Vision System of Robotic Space

Taeseok Jin
2014 International Journal of Control and Automation  
In order to achieve these goals, we suggest a method for representing, tracking and human following by fusing distributed multiple vision systems in Robotic Space.  ...  Comparative results on real video sequences show the advantage of our method for multi-motion tracking. Experiments are carried out to evaluate the proposed performance.  ...  For a simple example, in a pick-and-place operation with a manipulator, the precise motion estimation of the object on the conveyor belt is a critical factor in stable grasping.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijca.2014.7.5.23 fatcat:npba54roh5aj7ouym62zvhvha4

Data fusion in ubiquitous networked robot systems for urban services

Luis Merino, Andrew Gilbert, Jesús Capitán, Richard Bowden, John Illingworth, Aníbal Ollero
2012 Annales des télécommunications  
The paper describes the algorithms for tracking with a set of fixed surveillance cameras and the algorithms for position tracking using the signal strength received by a wireless sensor network (WSN).  ...  We present results of the system operating in real time on a large outdoor environment, including 22 nonoverlapping cameras, WSN, and several robots.  ...  In addition, the authors would like to thank to the rest of the partners of the URUS project for their help and support. Luis Merino is also funded by the EC through the project FROG (FP7-288235).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12243-012-0311-1 fatcat:zujajiocszc35iby44zapfaixi

Separated Calibration of a Camera and a Laser Rangefinder for Robotic Heterogeneous Sensors

Lingli Yu, Meng Peng, Zuo You, Ziqi Guo, Ping Tan, Kaijun Zhou
2013 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
The fusion of the heterogeneous sensors can greatly improve the environmental perception ability of mobile robots.  ...  for robotic multi-sensor fusion.  ...  The above is significant and crucial for the data fusion of the laser rangefinder and camera, which affects the fusion precision and efficiency closely.  ... 
doi:10.5772/56985 fatcat:kvm4a5wdejfjjipk277fdcxd2u

Probabilistic Mapping by Fusion of Range-Finders Sensors and Odometry [chapter]

Anderson, Andre Santana, Adelardo Medeiros, Luiz Gonalves
2010 Sensor Fusion and its Applications  
Note that by knowing the amount and type of errors of a robot system, one can rely on this to let it do tasks in a more efficient way.  ...  So the occupancy grid map construction is based on the fusion of data given by the sonars with data provided by the odometry system of the robot.  ...  books/sensor-fusion-and-itsapplications/probabilistic-mapping-by-fusion-of-range-finders-sensors-and-odometry-© 2010 The Author(s).  ... 
doi:10.5772/9974 fatcat:lek42pmktnd6xdtnd7lizftgwi

A Taxonomy of Vision Systems for Ground Mobile Robots

Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Antonio Fernandez-Caballero, Ismael Garcia-Varea, Luis Rodriguez, Cristina Romero-Gonzalez
2014 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
This paper introduces a taxonomy of vision systems for ground mobile robots. In the last five years, a significant number of relevant papers have contributed to this subject.  ...  The taxonomy described is devised from a novel perspective, namely in order to respond to the main questions posed when designing robotic vision systems: why?, what for?, what with?, how?, and where?  ...  For example, sensor fusion is also known as 'multi-sensor' data fusion.  ... 
doi:10.5772/58900 fatcat:ydrtcuwnbrbhdgjxmw3rhfa7oi

Software and hardware architecture of advanced mobile robots for manufacturing

Michael Brady, Huosheng Hu
1997 Journal of experimental and theoretical artificial intelligence (Print)  
We discuss the questions posed for the workshop in light of our experience gained over the past seven years developing a succession of implemented mobile robots for application in industry, most notably  ...  We also discuss mobile robot projects that seem realistic over the next five to ten years.  ...  , and many people within the Oxford Robotics Research Group for contributing towards the project.  ... 
doi:10.1080/095281397147112 fatcat:ezhj2oxjpvecdfi7sekq5bm4vy

Terrain Analytics for Precision Agriculture with Automated Vehicle Sensors and Data Fusion

Wei Zhao, Tianxin Li, Bozhao Qi, Qifan Nie, Troy Runge
2021 Sustainability  
Precision agriculture aims to use minimal inputs to generate maximal yields by managing the plant and its environment at a discrete instead of a field level.  ...  Inertial measurement unit sensors, which are widely used in automated vehicle study, and a camera are set up on a robot vehicle.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13052905 fatcat:4ajgyhrxgbhjvai2fmhzuthtgy

Recent Advances in Indoor Localization: A Survey on Theoretical Approaches and Applications

Ali Yassin, Youssef Nasser, Mariette Awad, Ahmed Al-Dubai, Ran Liu, Chau Yuen, Ronald Raulefs, Elias Aboutanios
2017 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
In outdoor scenarios, the mobile terminal position is obtained with high accuracy thanks to the Global Positioning System (GPS) or to the standalone cellular systems.  ...  In this paper, we survey different technologies and methodologies for indoor and outdoor localization with an emphasis on indoor methodologies and concepts.  ...  These challenges include out-of-sequence measurements, temporal and spatial alignments of the information and data correlation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2016.2632427 fatcat:zmfbflpv3jhvtpf62qshzivciq

Research Progress on Synergistic Technologies of Agricultural Multi-Robots

Wenju Mao, Zhijie Liu, Heng Liu, Fuzeng Yang, Meirong Wang
2021 Applied Sciences  
Studying the synergistic technologies of agricultural multi-robots can not only improve the efficiency of the overall robot system and meet the needs of precision farming but also solve the problems of  ...  While synergistic technologies of agricultural multi-robots are extremely challenging in production, in combination with previous research results for real agricultural multi-robots and social development  ...  We also thank the critical comments and suggestions from the anonymous reviewers for improving the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11041448 fatcat:sk5eu5j62vg6rkys62qhxzhphq

A Component-Based Approach to the Design of Networked Control Systems

Karl-Erik Årzén, Antonio Bicchi, Gianluca Dini, Stephen Hailes, Karl H. Johansson, John Lygeros, Anthony Tzes
2007 European Journal of Control  
rest of the systems, they can be developed and tested separately and integrated later, and they are reusable.  ...  Clearly such features are important for the design of large-scale complex systems more generally, beyond software architectures.  ...  It has been a major effort of Workpackage 6 and several people of the workpackage has contributed. Among them P. Alriksson  ... 
doi:10.3166/ejc.13.261-279 fatcat:6de2gleganaqhpujt4dbkbwnxa
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