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The Gathering Problem for Two Oblivious Robots with Unreliable Compasses [article]

Taisuke Izumi and Samia Souissi and Yoshiaki Katayama and Nobuhiro Inuzuka and Xavier Défago and Koichi Wada and Masafumi Yamashita
2011 arXiv   pre-print
for semi-synchronous robots with dynamic compasses, and \phi < \pi/6 for asynchronous robots with dynamic compasses.  ...  Anonymous mobile robots are often classified into synchronous, semi-synchronous and asynchronous robots when discussing the pattern formation problem.  ...  Semi-Synchronous Robots with Dynamic Compasses We investigate the gathering problem for two semi-synchronous robots with φ-dynamic compasses for some φ.  ... 
arXiv:1111.1492v1 fatcat:boisiqaqtralvoye7wlimbosmm

Distributed algorithms for partitioning a swarm of autonomous mobile robots

Asaf Efrima, David Peleg
2009 Theoretical Computer Science  
First, deterministic crash-fault-tolerant algorithms are given for the problem in the asynchronous full-compass and semi-synchronous half-compass models, and a randomized algorithm is given for the semi-synchronous  ...  A number of recent studies address systems of mobile autonomous robots from a distributed computing point of view.  ...  Hence the convergence problem may be considered as the special case Partition(n, 1). The problem of gathering autonomous mobile robots was studied extensively in two computational models.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2008.04.042 fatcat:sfl33slylfdfxctx4pyneoxopu

CPS-Based Smart Warehouse for Industry 4.0: A Survey of the Underlying Technologies

2018 Computers  
Fourth, multi-robot collaboration: smart robots will take the place of humans to accomplish most tasks particularly in a harsh environment, and smart and fully-distributed robot collaborating algorithms  ...  This paper discusses how the state-of-the-art techniques in cyber-physical systems facilitate building smart warehouses to achieve the promising vision of industry 4.0.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers7010013 fatcat:wa73qiue4jetjf2v2ngukxh3jy

Optimal strategies for maintaining a chain of relays between an explorer and a base camp

Jarosław Kutyłowski, Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide
2009 Theoretical Computer Science  
It is composed of simple, mobile robots, called relays.  ...  In this paper we will deal with the question on how to organize a chain of relays connecting two points on a plane.  ...  Gathering is then possible with 3 robots in finite time [19] . Recently the problem has been evaluated in an asynchronous setting with robots equipped with imprecise compasses [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2008.04.010 fatcat:5756goactng2bhmwptv4w562v4

Combining Hector SLAM and Artificial Potential Field for Autonomous Navigation Inside a Greenhouse

El Houssein Harik, Audun Korsaeth
2018 Robotics  
It also provides the mobile robot with a robustness to changing conditions that may occur inside the greenhouse, caused by the dynamic of plant development through the season.  ...  We deal in this paper with a wheeled mobile robot working in a GPS-denied environment typical for a greenhouse.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics7020022 fatcat:fqudie7ajrbqvnnrtbub5blfxu

Design and testing of a low-cost robotic wheelchair prototype

David P. Miller, Marc G. Slack
1995 Autonomous Robots  
This paper describes two lowcost robotic wheelchair prototypes that assist the operator of the chair in avoiding obstacles, going to pre-designated places, and maneuvering through doorways and other narrow  ...  Many people who are mobility impaired are, for a variety of reasons, incapable of using an ordinary wheelchair.  ...  Introduction Semi-autonomous mobile robots have traditionally been directed at performing delivery, surveillance, or similar tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf00735440 fatcat:ya3xwz2x6za5vj3jpjwwza5vam

Plane Formation by Synchronous Mobile Robots in the Three Dimensional Euclidean Space [article]

Yukiko Yamauchi, Taichi Uehara, Shuji Kijima, Masafumi Yamashita
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Though there are plenty of results on the agreement problem for robots in the two dimensional plane, for example, the point formation problem, the pattern formation problem, and so on, this is the first  ...  Creating a swarm of mobile computing entities frequently called robots, agents or sensor nodes, with self-organization ability is a contemporary challenge in distributed computing.  ...  Izumi et al. investigated the maximum static and dynamic deviation of compass for the point formation problem of two oblivious ASYNC robots [20] .  ... 
arXiv:1505.04546v3 fatcat:632vg2iavffvfer7eog56napty

Paradigms for Algorithms and Interactions [chapter]

Andrea Zanella, Michele Zorzi, Elena Fasolo, Anibal Ollero, Ivan Maza, Antidio Viguria, Marcelo Pias, George Coulouri, Chiara Petrioli
2010 Cooperating Embedded Systems and Wireless Sensor Networks  
The aim of the study is to identify the areas that need further research and the most promising design approaches in the context of CObased systems.  ...  This document provides a survey of the most important design paradigms, algorithms and interaction patterns that characterize the systems based on Cooperating Objects.  ...  Some of the advantages of using mobile nodes are: less number of nodes to cover the same area, dynamic adaptation with the environment triggers or changes and dynamic change of the topology to optimize  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470610817.ch3 fatcat:y6rg4ciutvelxkwt72fhwzdyd4

Optimal Probabilistic Ring Exploration by Semi-synchronous Oblivious Robots [chapter]

Stéphane Devismes, Franck Petit, Sébastien Tixeuil
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We consider a team of k identical, oblivious, semi-synchronous mobile robots that are able to sense (i.e., view) their environment, yet are unable to communicate, and evolve on a constrained path.  ...  It is known that Θ(log n) robots are necessary and sufficient to solve the problem with k deterministic robots, provided that k and n are coprime.  ...  We are grateful to the anonymous referees for a very careful reading of the manuscript and a number of valuable remarks and suggestions that enabled us to improve the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11476-2_16 fatcat:xbfxre22hng3zarcpza6fjvwyy

Optimal probabilistic ring exploration by semi-synchronous oblivious robots

Stéphane Devismes, Franck Petit, Sébastien Tixeuil
2013 Theoretical Computer Science  
We consider a team of k identical, oblivious, semi-synchronous mobile robots that are able to sense (i.e., view) their environment, yet are unable to communicate, and evolve on a constrained path.  ...  It is known that Θ(log n) robots are necessary and sufficient to solve the problem with k deterministic robots, provided that k and n are coprime.  ...  We are grateful to the anonymous referees for a very careful reading of the manuscript and a number of valuable remarks and suggestions that enabled us to improve the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2013.05.031 fatcat:hcd5xezoenggxhxeykuvrt5yim

Online Mapping-Based Navigation System for Wheeled Mobile Robot in Road Following and Roundabout [chapter]

Mohammed A. H. Ali, Musa Mailah
2018 Applications of Mobile Robots [Working Title]  
In this work, the online mapping of mobile robot employing the utilization of sensor fusion technique is used to extract the road characteristics that will be used with path planning algorithm to enable  ...  Results show the capability of the wheeled mobile robot to effectively recognize the road environments, build a local mapping, and find the path in both road following and roundabout.  ...  Also, it can be combined with compass and odometry for building map-based mobile robot navigation [1] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.79412 fatcat:vq6jnat6ofcpnbdmkklxxobeaq

Command and Control Systems for Search and Rescue Robots [chapter]

Shashank Govindaraj, Pierre Letier, Keshav Chintamani, Jeremi Gancet, Mario Nunez Jimenez, Miguel Ángel Esbrí, Pawel Musialik, Janusz Bedkowski, Irune Badiola, Ricardo Gonçalves, António Coelho, Daniel Serrano (+3 others)
2017 Search and Rescue Robotics - From Theory to Practice  
arm tele-manipulation and field mobile devices.  ...  The main subcomponents consist of a central Mission Planning and Coordination System (MPCS), field Robot Command and Control (RC2) subsystems with a portable force-feedback exoskeleton interface for robot  ...  devices to upload the system with the data gathered from the mobile devices on the field and vice versa; it allows updating the mobile devices with the information storage in the main system.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.69495 fatcat:nwjdy2bkzbhfzcvxd4jcqduhdm

Overview of RoboCup-99 [chapter]

Manuela Veloso, Hiroaki Kitano, Enrico Pagello, Gerhard Kraetzschmar, Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, Minoru Asada, Silvia Coradeschi, Lars Karlsson, Masahiro Fujita
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
RoboCup-99, the third Robot World Cup Soccer Games and Conferences, was held in conjunction with IJCAI-99 in Stockholm.  ...  There were four RoboCup-99 competitions: the simulation league, the small-size robot league, the middle-size robot league, and, for the first time officially, the Sony legged robot league.  ...  Several other state-of-the-art mobile robot applications, where robots are also in highly dynamic environments like museums, treat all dynamic objects as obstacles which have no direct relevance to the  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45327-x_1 fatcat:pwybfd4nivgddgcyope2oo4bte

A systematic Review on Fusion Techniques and Approaches Used in Applications

Shaidah Jusoh, Sufyan Almajali
2020 IEEE Access  
as they do not comply with our quality assessment criteria.  ...  We identified three major domains for the purpose, namely robotics, military, and healthcare, during the initial process of the systematic review.  ...  Data from various sensors surroundings of the vehicle or robot such as cameras, laser scanners, ultrasound sensors, GPS and magnetic compass are gathered, processed, and selectively fused for a reliable  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2966400 fatcat:pygjwjugnfhc7d74inyfg4axze

2019 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 4

2019 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
., +, LRA April 2019 1940-1947 Semi-Supervised Gait Generation With Two Microfluidic Soft Sensors.  ...  ., +, LRA April 2019 1580-1586 Semi-Supervised Gait Generation With Two Microfluidic Soft Sensors.  ...  Permanent magnets Adaptive Dynamic Control for Magnetically Actuated Medical Robots.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2019.2955867 fatcat:ckastwefh5chhamsravandtnx4
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