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Gathering in the Plane of Location-Aware Robots in the Presence of Spies [article]

Jurek Czyzowicz, Ryan Killick, Evangelos Kranakis, Danny Krizanc, Oscar Morale-Ponce
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The reliable robots need to gather, i.e., arrive to a configuration in which at the same time, all of them occupy the same point on the plane.  ...  A set of mobile robots (represented as points) is distributed in the Cartesian plane. The collection contains an unknown subset of byzantine robots which are indistinguishable from the reliable ones.  ...  It is assumed that each robot in S is equipped with a GPS device so it is aware of a pair of Cartesian coordinates representing its current location in the plane.  ... 
arXiv:1712.02474v1 fatcat:z5636gd43jdjzoykqh7dah342i

Thermal distribution monitoring of the container data center by a fast infrared image fusion technique

Jhen-Jia Hu, Hui-Chieh Li, Hung-Ming Tai
2012 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
In the experiments, the study tests seven benchmarks from Octets, SPi Corporation, and Kimura's literature.  ...  We also test five actual Inventec CDC images which consist of angles from 0 to 45 degree in different field of view (FOV).  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the R&D team members of Cloud Computing Center for Mobile Applications in Industrial Technology Research Institute for fully supporting this work and the financial  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.camwa.2012.03.096 fatcat:g4gylmn7znedhdqfapk4fdms6e

Emerging Immersive Communication Systems: Overview, Taxonomy, and Good Practises for QoE Assessment [article]

Pablo Pérez and Ester Gonzalez-Sosa and Jesús Gutiérrez and Narciso García
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Several technological and scientific advances have been achieved recently in the fields of immersive systems, which are offering new possibilities to applications and services in different communication  ...  In this sense, it is essential to foster the research on evaluating the QoE of immersive communication systems, since this will provide useful outcomes to optimize them and to identify the factors that  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS P.P. was the main contributor to the conceptualization of the work, with the support from the rest of the authors.  ... 
arXiv:2205.05953v1 fatcat:qmho5kq4yrdinepjk6bn4hsfza

Rendezvous on a Line by Location-Aware Robots Despite the Presence of Byzantine Faults [article]

Huda Chuangpishit, Jurek Czyzowicz, Evangelos Kranakis, Danny Krizanc
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The collection contains an unknown subset of "spies", i.e., byzantine robots, which are indistinguishable from the non-faulty ones.  ...  The set of the non-faulty robots need to rendezvous in the shortest possible time in order to perform some task, while the byzantine robots may try to delay their rendezvous for as long as possible.  ...  cycles and have to end up in the same node [21] , as well as oblivious mobile robots in the same location of the plane when the robots have limited visibility [18] .  ... 
arXiv:1707.06776v1 fatcat:yh7rb2avtzbjpfq5xzuqosepwu


Tsung-te (Ted) Lai, Yu-han (Tiffany) Chen, Polly Huang, Hao-hua Chu
2010 Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems - SenSys '10  
Through spatio-temporal analysis on the sensor readings, our algorithm locates all turning points in the pipelines and maps their 3D spatial topology.  ...  As the PipeProbe capsule traverses the pipelines, it gathers and transmits pressure and angular velocity readings.  ...  Furthermore, the final prototype has a tail-like fin whose function is to further stabilize the capsule's movement on the horizontal plane and to re-align the capsule's heading in the presence of turbulent  ... 
doi:10.1145/1869983.1869996 dblp:conf/sensys/LaiCHC10 fatcat:frkhylypfrgptpuczvhsyqyfaa

Deploying and evaluating a location-aware system

R. K. Harle, A. Hopper
2005 Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Mobile systems, applications, and services - MobiSys '05  
Location-aware systems are typically deployed on a small scale and evaluated technically, in terms of absolute errors.  ...  In this paper, the authors present their experience of deploying an indoor location system (the Bat system) over a larger area and running it for a period exceeding two years.  ...  Visitors are presented with a list of tracked users who they can alert to their presence and then be directed to the current location of their host.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1067170.1067194 dblp:conf/mobisys/HarleH05 fatcat:3gyrprinzzaihnjfeswf3kx2z4

D2.8 - Layer Services description

Dag Fjeld Edvardsen, BIMprove Consortium
2021 Zenodo  
, software documentation as it exists in early August 2021.  ...  This deliverable describes the BIMprove systems' basic layer services including information about its general structure, interface structure, data structure, expandability, implementation, data security  ...  In order to carry out the study of this integration in simulation, the 3D model associated with the 2D map has been used to test the navigation and location of the robot.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5345854 fatcat:5dtuhg32x5czlczdltdouu3dyy

Tracking with high-density, large-scale wireless sensor networks

Davide Merico
2010 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
My special thanks go to Alessandra Mileo and Torsten Schaub for inspiring discussions when working on the logic-based techniques and for their continuous support.  ...  Acknowledgments First of all, I would like to thank, with deep gratitude, my thesis advisor Prof. Roberto Bisiani. Roberto has been more than a perfect advisor during my research project.  ...  We do not focus on the use of robots for healthcare because, beyond their high cost of set up and maintenance, their presence is rather intrusive and the help they can really provide is marginal.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-2010-0087 fatcat:urq6k3o4xjf2bodrotjbd5e5gi

Planetary micro-rover operations on Mars using a Bayesian framework for inference and control

Mark A. Post, Junquan Li, Brendan M. Quine
2016 Acta Astronautica  
of object presence.  ...  embedded hardware to perform simple tasks on other planets in the place of large-scale, heavy and expensive robots.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.12.019 fatcat:s5xts7afqjfzpoiugpvvdt6wfy

Editorial: Surveillance, Copyright, Privacy

John Farnsworth, Kevin Fisher, Erika Pearson
2015 MEDIANZ: Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand  
He locates the historical precursors of global systems in pre--modern practices of census taking and the formalisation of state citizenship.  ...  to gather evidence and target suspects.  ... 
doi:10.11157/medianz-vol14iss2id118 fatcat:fnyodzsjhnhifglmiiect5sbdq

De Bello Robotico. An Ethical Assessment of Military Robotics

Riccardo Campa
2019 Studia Humana  
Finally, the article explores possible future developments of military robotics and present six reasons why a war between humans and automata is unlikely to happen in the 21st century.  ...  This article provides a detailed description of robotic weapons and unmanned systems currently used by the U.S.  ...  In US military and political circles 1 the term-concept 'unmanned system' has been introduced to denote systems of weaponry that do not require the presence of human beings where they are located.  ... 
doi:10.2478/sh-2019-0002 fatcat:op6zomnsknf7rfoov73667camq

Space in 150 years: from Fantasy through fiction to fact and function

D. Southwood
2016 Aeronautical Journal  
In the last century and a half, space has moved from the realm of fantasy to everyday reality.  ...  In parallel, the way space has been regarded by the person in the street and the ideas of what access to space might be used for have evolved extraordinarily.  ...  Nevertheless, no one can deny that the pace of establishing a human presence in space slowed dramatically after the goal of landing humans on the Moon had been achieved at the end of the sixties.  ... 
doi:10.1017/aer.2015.8 fatcat:pyhqpoos4fdgfat32ay43n27ve

Basque Conference on Cyber Physical Systems and Artificial Intelligence

Manuel Graña
2022 Zenodo  
This entry contains the proceedings of the Basque Conference on Cyber Physical Systems and Artificial Intelligence  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Aguas de Galicia from Xunta de Galicia for the support in the construction of the reference information for the multispectral images.  ...  This work was supported in part by the Civil Program UAVs Initiative, promoted by the Xunta de Galicia and developed in partnership with the Babcock company.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6568145 fatcat:lbwc7clohbeybmmdjhdlalxziu

Intelligence for the Twenty-First Century

Alan Dupont
2003 Intelligence and national security  
Moreover, the cumulative weight of the changes in prospect will redefine the way in which intelligence is used and conceived.  ...  will be critical to the successful conduct of war in the twenty-first century, perhaps more so than in any previous era.  ...  Even in areas where intelligence-gathering is largely the province of automated collection, humans will play significant roles in deploying and monitoring small intelligence-gathering robots known as microbots  ... 
doi:10.1080/02684520310001688862 fatcat:vdpfaaztnrcsja2ymk72tavxge

Cloudlet Computing: Recent advances, Taxonomy, and Challenges

Mohammad Babar, Muhammad Sohail Khan, Farman Ali, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Shoaib
2021 IEEE Access  
, and cloud robotics.  ...  Similarly, the presence of a VM in a cloudlet incorporate the responsibility of virtual routers and switches via a hypervisor [61] .  ...  MOHAMMAD BABAR has received an honors degree in Computer Science in 2004, following a Master degree in Data Telecommunication and Networks from University of Salford, UK, in 2010 and now, pursuing his  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3059072 fatcat:cz3adorop5dftl7uzwqhvzty4y
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