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Vision Sensor-Based Driving Algorithm for Indoor Automatic Guided Vehicles

Nguyen Van Quan, Hyuk-Min Eum, Jeisung Lee, Chang-Ho Hyun
2013 International Journal of Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Systems  
The algorithm was validated in an experiment using a two-wheeled mobile robot.  ...  In this paper, we describe a vision sensor-based driving algorithm for indoor automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) that facilitates a path tracking task using two mono cameras for navigation.  ...  Path following algorithm experiment using a Stella B2 mobile robot. The vision-based marker following method for AGVs worked perfectly using two low-cost USB cameras.  ... 
doi:10.5391/ijfis.2013.13.2.140 fatcat:t4i6qfpeqbecvmpnvt34taphtq

Application of the Infrared Thermography and Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Rescue Action Support in Underground Mine—The AMICOS Project

Jarosław Szrek, Radoslaw Zimroz, Jacek Wodecki, Anna Michalak, Mateusz Góralczyk, Magdalena Worsa-Kozak
2020 Remote Sensing  
In such critical situations, rescue actions may require advanced technologies as autonomous mobile robot, various sensory system including gas detector, infrared thermography, image acquisition, advanced  ...  This work reports the results of testing of a UGV robotic system in an underground mine developed in the frame of the AMICOS project.  ...  More examples of the implementation of robotics for raw material industry can be found in the following works [21] , where legged robots for inspection purposes have been presented among others in [22  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13010069 fatcat:oocczjw7mnbpxfhnutor2ebdjq

Android-Based Patrol Robot Featuring Automatic Vehicle Patrolling and Automatic Plate Recognition

Chian C. Ho, Shih-Jui Yang, Jian-Yuan Chen, Chang-Yun Chiang, Hsin-Fu Chen
2017 Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life (JRNAL)  
The AVP feature integrates 3 novel methods, wheel-wheelcover-based AdaBoost wheel detection, contour-wheel-oriented vehicle approaching, and Ad-Hoc-based remote motion control.  ...  This work develops an Android-based patrol robot featuring Automatic Vehicle Patrolling (AVP) and Automatic Plate Recognition (APR).  ...  and path planning.  ... 
doi:10.2991/jrnal.2017.3.4.13 fatcat:5o7wtbhttnhd5m3mrvzcje3adi

Critical Design and Control Issues of Indoor Autonomous Mobile Robots: A Review

A. K. Niloy, Anika Shama, Ripon K. Chakrabortty, Michael J. Ryan, Faisal R. Badal, Z. Tasneem, Md H. Ahamed, S. I. Moyeen, Sajal K. Das, Md F. Ali, Md R. Islam, D. K. Saha
2021 IEEE Access  
The paper also examines open challenges in indoor mobile robots and identifies potential futures for autonomous mobile robots.  ...  Since it is difficult to find complete coverage of those topics in a single location, this article provides a guideline for researchers entering the field or for innovators in the mobile robotics sector  ...  Stability requires two wheels minimum if the center of gravity is directly below the axle of the wheel, but a two-wheeled robot can strike the ground, for instance, when in motion.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3062557 fatcat:uca6z7zcu5dodexxivjguonshe

A Monocular Vision Obstacle Avoidance Method Applied to Indoor Tracking Robot

Shubo Wang, Ling Wang, Xiongkui He, Yi Cao
2021 Drones  
Through the obtained environmental information in front of the unmanned vehicle, the obstacle orientation is determined, and the moving direction and speed of the mobile robot are determined based on the  ...  The experimental results show that an unmanned wheeled robot with a bionic transfer-convolution neural network as the control command output can realize autonomous obstacle avoidance in complex indoor  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank Jian Chen, Zichao Zhang, Xuzan Liu, Kai Zhang, Peng Qi, and Wei Zhang for their helpful work on their preliminary basic work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones5040105 fatcat:diebfsndgrhhbihtdhpfzne2li

COVID-19 Isolation Control Proposal via UAV and UGV for Crowded Indoor Environments: Assistive Robots in the Shopping Malls

Muhammet Fatih Aslan, Khairunnisa Hasikin, Abdullah Yusefi, Akif Durdu, Kadir Sabanci, Muhammad Mokhzaini Azizan
2022 Frontiers in Public Health  
Turtlebot is a wheeled robot that follows people without contact and is used as a shopping cart.  ...  Histogram of Oriented-Gradients (HOG)-Support Vector Machine (SVM) is applied by Turtlebot to detect humans, and Kalman-Filter is used for human tracking.  ...  An optional passive/active transformable wheel-legged mobility concept for search and rescue robots. Rob Auton Syst.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.855994 pmid:35734764 pmcid:PMC9208298 fatcat:fdt7wodnt5gcvnucxewlgfib74

DeepTerramechanics: Terrain Classification and Slip Estimation for Ground Robots via Deep Learning [article]

Ramon Gonzalez, Karl Iagnemma
2018 arXiv   pre-print
This research applies state-of-the-art algorithms in deep learning to two key problems: estimating wheel slip and classifying the terrain being traversed by a ground robot.  ...  Three data sets collected by ground robotic platforms (MIT single-wheel testbed, MSL Curiosity rover, and tracked robot Fitorobot) are employed in order to compare the performance of traditional machine  ...  influence the mobility of a robot over a terrain.  ... 
arXiv:1806.07379v1 fatcat:tfde5ui37ncahmzgx2oavy2i5q

Driving me around the bend: Learning to drive from visual gist

Nicolas Pugeault, Richard Bowden
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ICCV Workshops)  
The proposed methods are evaluated on two different datasets: predicting human behaviour on countryside roads and also for autonomous control of a robot on an indoor track.  ...  We compare prediction performance using different holistic visual descriptors: GIST, Channel-GIST (C-GIST) and Pyramidal-HOG (P-HOG).  ...  Siagan & Itti, used similar descriptors for the identification of indoor and outdoor scenes in a mobile robotics context [20, 21] . Kastner et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccvw.2011.6130363 dblp:conf/iccvw/PugeaultB11 fatcat:gbucvopmdfdmhjmtxh5tof537e

Learning Ground Traversability From Simulations

R. Omar Chavez-Garcia, Jerome Guzzi, Luca M. Gambardella, Alessandro Giusti
2018 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
Mobile ground robots operating on unstructured terrain must predict which areas of the environment they are able to pass in order to plan feasible paths.  ...  The classifier is trained for a specific robot model (wheeled, tracked, legged, snake-like) using simulation data on procedurally generated training terrains; the trained classifier can be applied to unseen  ...  of the robot's locomotion method (wheeled, tracked, legged, snake-like), physical characteristics (size, motor torque), and low-level controller (antiskid algorithms for wheeled robots, foothold selection  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2018.2801794 dblp:journals/ral/Chavez-GarciaGG18 fatcat:eawnu2elrve5hcsupg6xkawnz4

Autonomous Car

Aniket Naik
2019 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Decision making unit is responsible for carrying out global and local path planning. The actuation unit consists of steering wheel, brake system and accelerator system are.  ...  Car following and decision making are critical to complete driving mission for autonomous vehicles under complex and dynamic urban environment.  ...  For example, Tesla Model S was known to use a specialized chip (Mobile Eye EyeO), which used a vision-based real-time obstacle detection system based on a DNN.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2019.4392 fatcat:jzpqtbufnrdq7iutyu67syj2sy

Robust visual path following for heterogeneous mobile platforms

Aveek Das, Oleg Naroditsky, Zhiwei Zhu, Supun Samarasekera, Rakesh Kumar
2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
Our controller relies on pose updates from visual odometry, allowing us to achieve path following even when only a joystick drive interface to the base robot platform is available.  ...  This technology enables reliable mobile robot navigation in real world scenarios including GPS-denied environments both indoors and outdoors.  ...  paths for a follower robot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2010.5509699 dblp:conf/icra/DasNZSK10 fatcat:xdhvhnvwwrczrdnybfy6tcja2m

Hierarchical Navigation Architecture and Robotic Arm Controller for a Sample Return Rover

Velin Dimitrov, Mathew DeDonato, Adam Panzica, Samir Zutshi, Mitchell Wills, Taskin Padir
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  
This work presents a hierarchical navigation architecture and cascade classifier for sample search and identification on a space exploration rover.  ...  A three tier navigation architecture and inverse Jacobian based robot arm controller are presented.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank those who supported this work including AGCO, KVH, Clearpath Robotics, Harmonic Drive LLC, NVIDIA, Dragon Innovation, Gigavac, EKWB, Lincoln Tool, and Advanced  ... 
doi:10.1109/smc.2013.761 dblp:conf/smc/DimitrovDPZWP13 fatcat:oquz47v3cjfdlcnfyqflonzdzm

Sub-meter indoor localization in unmodified environments with inexpensive sensors

M Quigley, D Stavens, A Coates, S Thrun
2010 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
The interpretation of uncertain sensor streams for localization is usually considered in the context of a robot.  ...  Many tasks typically associated with robots, such as localization, would be valuable to perform on such devices.  ...  The localization problem has attracted intense research in the mobile robotics community for decades.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2010.5651783 dblp:conf/iros/QuigleySCT10 fatcat:5l5eksfkufamrej5mfyklbizhm

Importance and Applications of Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in Railway Maintenance Sector: A Review

Randika K. W. Vithanage, Colin S. Harrison, Anjali K. M. DeSilva
2019 Computers  
It has been found that the majority of RAS developed are for rolling-stock maintenance, followed by railway track maintenance.  ...  Further, it has been found that there is growing interest and demand for robotics and autonomous systems in the railway maintenance sector, which is largely due to the increased competition, rapid expansion  ...  Gradient (HOG) of thermal images as input to detect flat wheels.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers8030056 fatcat:foxyummm5rfblgc2bw72kgcfqi

Mine Rescue Robot System – A Review

A. Hemanth Reddy, Balla Kalyan, Ch. S.N. Murthy
2015 Procedia Earth and Planetary Science  
This paper reviews some notable examples from the past and highlights important requirements for rescue robots along with some limitations encountered in the design of such robots.  ...  Thus, it is not an ideal situation for the rescue team to perform the operations.  ...  Sub-terranean robot The Sub-terranean Robot (SR) is a compact, lightweight, caterpillar type tracked amphibian mobile robot with inter-changeability option for wheel type configuration ( Figure.5) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeps.2015.06.045 fatcat:djuaed7uxnczjggm7lologe3ga
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