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Making Sensor Networks Practical with Robots [chapter]

Anthony LaMarca, Waylon Brunette, David Koizumi, Matthew Lease, Stefan B. Sigurdsson, Kevin Sikorski, Dieter Fox, Gaetano Borriello
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes what we believe is needed to make sensor networks practical, the role robots can play in accomplishing this, and the results we have obtained in developing our application. to do all  ...  While caring for houseplants may not be the most promising use of wireless sensor networks, it is a well-defined, practical problem that both encompasses many of the open problems associated with wireless  ...  The ideal is for the robot Practical Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks In the context of the PlantCare project, we have had to deal with a number of practical issues relating to our wireless sensor  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45866-2_13 fatcat:56ziqbg5pvcdhb47ss4wfg6w74

Chapter 4: Mobile Robot Deployment in the Context of WSN [chapter]

Milan Erdelj, Karen Miranda
2014 Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks  
Furthermore, we discuss some problems of robot and sensor interactions withing the network, followed by the set of typical robotic sensor network applications.  ...  In the practical implementations of robotic sensor networks, robots that are used are often heterogeneous, and therefore, prone to different sets of environmental hazards.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814551342_0004 fatcat:qgndkrfhozfrpealy56gsvwhty

Walking Away from the Robot: Negotiating Privacy with a Robot

Trenton Schulz, Jo Herstad
2017 HCI 2017  
By highlighting the role of the place and movement of the sensors, we discuss concrete privacy issues that are emerging with networked robot technologies at home.  ...  We hope to contribute new ways of thinking to users, designers, and analysts for creating and using mobile, networked technologies in domestic places. Privacy. Robots. Sensors. Internet of Things.  ...  These ways of living at home with sensors are challenged with more networked technologies entering the domestic place.  ... 
doi:10.14236/ewic/hci2017.83 dblp:conf/bcshci/SchulzH17 fatcat:4a6gycrr3zhvdm3nwhagportzu

Robust Distributed Rendezvous Using Multiple Robots with Variable Range Radars

Chunhyung Cho, Jonghoek Kim
2022 Applied Sciences  
To the best of our knowledge, this paper is novel in applying a radar with a variable sensing range in order to make all robots rendezvous in 3D environments.  ...  We consider a practical scenario in which a radar sensor contains measurement noise, and the environmental disturbance generates process noise in a robot's maneuvering.  ...  In practice, a robot may have range-only sensors for measuring the relative distance to its neighbor robot [34] . The authors of [34] addressed multi-robot rendezvous with range-only measurements.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12178535 fatcat:vhqsqamdhvbknefr74lhpy3bem

Networked Robots [chapter]

Vijay Kumar, Daniela Rus, Gaurav S. Sukhatme
2008 Springer Handbook of Robotics  
INTRODUCTION Networked Robots refers to multiple robots operating together in coordination or cooperatively 1 with sensors, embedded computers, and human users.  ...  Finally, networked robots have the potential to provide great synergy by bringing together components with complementary benefits and making the whole greater than the sum of the parts.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30301-5_42 fatcat:akh3mqf6ffb3dkzp4newlutvkq

Increase of Safety Use Robots in Industry 4.0 by Developing Sensitivity and Professional Behavioral Skills

Evgeniy Bryndin
2020 American Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering  
Cognitive adaptive retractable robots with imitative thinking, adaptive behavior, and increased sensitivity have the prospect of widespread practical application.  ...  Specialization of the robot is set by the subject knowledge base and base of abilities, and equipment (sensors, sensors, manipulators, motor systems and other devices).  ...  With artificial intelligence, robots will be able to independently assess what is happening around them and make decisions on the actions they need to take.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ajmie.20200501.12 fatcat:uqlyz2mzf5ddpc67phga4chh6a

Increased Sensitivity and Safety of Cognitive Robot by Developing Professional and Behavioral Skills

Evgeniy Bryndin
2020 Saudi Journal of Engineering and Technology  
Cognitive adaptive retractable robots with imitative thinking, adaptive behavior, and increased sensitivity have the prospect of widespread practical application.  ...  Specialization of the robot is set by the subject knowledge base and base of abilities, and equipment (sensors, sensors, manipulators, motor systems and other devices).  ...  With artificial intelligence, robots will be able to independently assess what is happening around them and make decisions on the actions they need to take.  ... 
doi:10.36348/sjet.2020.v05i05.001 fatcat:5m3cl36rczfqrcp2bnvuaz4lpi

Autonomous line follower robot controlled by cell culture [article]

Sayan Biswas
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Such paradigms for solving real world tasks with higher accuracy is on demand now. A robot as a autonomous system is modeled here to navigate following a particular line.  ...  Sensory inputs from robot is directed as input to the cell culture in response to which motor commands are generated from the culture.  ...  Fig. 1: Robot Navigation by Human Several computer vision [16] [17] along with machine leaning [18] paradigm has been successful to implement the same by making silicon chips to perform the computation  ... 
arXiv:1702.03579v1 fatcat:aa3rjlwyx5hz5jql5g3ggzfxuu

The Repair Strategy for Event Coverage Holes Based on Mobile Robots in Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks

Yaoming Zhuang, Chengdong Wu, Hao Wu, Hao Chu, Yuan Gao, Li Li
2019 Sensors  
In the application of the wireless sensor and robot networks (WSRNs), there is an urgent need to accommodate flexible surveillance tasks in intricate surveillance scenarios.  ...  On the condition of flexible surveillance missions and demands, event coverage holes occur in the networks.  ...  Sensors 2019, 19, 5045  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19225045 pmid:31752392 pmcid:PMC6891418 fatcat:5m53gdiy2vdfxmdvgjcwvc7qta

Biologically Inspired Spiking Neural Network for Autonomous Locomotion Control of Snake-Like Robots

Kai Huang
2017 International Journal of Biosensors & Bioelectronics  
Mimicking the central nervous system of animals, the spiking neural network and the central pattern generatorbased controller are utilized to make high-level decision and generate medium-level locomotion  ...  Biologically inspired spiking neural network for autonomous locomotion control of snake-like robots. Int J Biosen Bioelectron. 2017;2(5):158-160.  ...  SNN is the third generation of neural network model and achieve more realism in a neural simulation. 2 It perceives the environment information and state of the robot via the sensors, and then makes  ... 
doi:10.15406/ijbsbe.2017.02.00039 fatcat:w4ttpmqk7zhmdnn2krcwtq3m2q

A real-time rescue system: Towards practical implementation of robotic sensor network

Jing Yuan, Shao-Jie Tang, Cheng Wang, D. De, Xiang-Yang Li, Wen-Zhan Song, Guihai Chen
2011 2011 8th Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks  
Index Terms-wireless network, sensor network, robot, platform.  ...  The integrated network is an integration of stationary sensor networks and robots: static sensor networks comprised of large numbers of small, simple, and inexpensive wireless sensors, and the robots which  ...  By introducing intelligent, robots into traditional stationary sensor networks, it provides us the means to enable sensor networks take an active role in manipulating and interacting with their environment  ... 
doi:10.1109/sahcn.2011.5984930 dblp:conf/secon/YuanTWDLSC11 fatcat:wumro7vymremnllh6aov7qa7cu

NAO-Teach: helping kids to learn societal and theoretical knowledge with friendly human-robot interaction

Ahmad Hoirul Basori
2020 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
In this game, kids asked to find some robot parts such as right hand, or left hand, where it equipped with a tactile sensor.  ...  The robots will do computer vision processing to analyse and pronounce the kids handwriting with an artificial neural network.  ...  In Dutch high school, students were progressively taught with practical topics using robots [12] .  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijeecs.v17.i3.pp1657-1664 fatcat:owuofovagjgubp3pjxvobgrbm4

Pid Controlled Line Follower Robot Design on Indoor 3D Networks

Oguz KOSE, Ismail Rakip KARAS
2014 Proceeding of the Electrical Engineering Computer Science and Informatics  
The robot was tested on 3D indoor network, and has potential to be used for evacuation process on extraordinary sitautions in buildings.  ...  To define a machine as a robot, it needs to have the sensors to check its environment; the mechanisms to evaluate the information received from these sensors and to transfer to the processing units.  ...  Decision Making System What the line-tracking robot needs to control is to find the direction of the line [4] .  ... 
doi:10.11591/eecsi.v1.350 fatcat:ojyzpmy52jg2rcwkow3ey7ycym

Constructing 3D Underwater Sensor Networks without Sensing Holes Utilizing Heterogeneous Underwater Robots

Jonghoek Kim
2021 Applied Sciences  
For building underwater sensor networks in 3D workspace with many obstacles, this article considers surface ships dropping underwater robots into the underwater workspace.  ...  We assume that every robot is heterogeneous, such that each robot can have a distinct sensing range while moving with a distinct speed.  ...  Multiple robots move autonomously to build 3D sensor networks, while avoiding collision with unknown obstacles.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11094293 fatcat:zgprh5prajd5pdiay5u656einu

BN+BN: Behavior Network with Bayesian Network for Intelligent Agent [chapter]

Kyung-Joong Kim, Sung-Bae Cho
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper proposes a method to improve behavior network, action selection mechanism that uses the graph of behaviors, goals and sensors with activation spreading, using goal inference mechanism of Bayesian  ...  Bayesian network represents the dependencies among variables with directed acyclic graph and infers posterior probability using prior knowledge.  ...  The proposed method shows that robot can pass two positions without stopping but the behavior network without Bayesian network makes the robot stop at A.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24581-0_84 fatcat:bj3n7bndbneaxlbagacg2hx4ui
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