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Sensor Fusion for Mobile Robot Navigation

M. Kam, Xiaoxun Zhu, P. Kalata
1997 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Integrating the sensor readings, the robot seeks to accomplish tasks such as constructing a map of its environment, locating itself in that map, and recognizing objects that should be avoided or sought  ...  indirect integration of sensory data in hierarchical architectures, through command arbitration and integration of control signals suggested by different modules.  ...  Recently, Hong and Wang [27] have used a Kalman filtering approach to integrate sensory data which are both noisy (due to stochastic uncertainty) and fuzzy (due to inaccuracy of the data measuring process  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.1997.554212 fatcat:adofsedn2jd2bauazbslm46jea

Wearable Computing

Daniel Roggen, Stéphane Magnenat, Markus Waibel, Gerhard Tröster
2011 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Acknowledgments We acknowledge the financial support of EU FP7 under the project OPPORTUNITY with grant number 225938 and RoboEarth with grant number 248942.  ...  The interpretation of the sensor data requires different features and classifiers in each case.  ...  Body-worn sensor data is interpreted to infer the user's activities and realize activity-aware applications [20] , [21] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2011.940992 fatcat:pkfiwns5pbhm3aykxqh532nr34

Page 884 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 78, Issue 4 [page]

1991 Psychological Abstracts  
Two problems encountered in develop- ing sensor-driven robots are how to (1) analyze and interpret sensory information in a particular mode for object recognition and location and (2) integrate information  ...  These approaches are substantiated with simulation studies and actual mobile robot experiments. 8885. Asada, Minoru. (Osaka U, Suita, Japan) Map building for a mobile robot from sensory data.  ... 

Visualization of robot's awareness and perception

André Dietrich, Michael Schulze, Sebastian Zug, Jörg Kaiser
2010 Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Digital Engineering - IWDE '10  
We show that our approach leads to shorter development cycles as well as to safer human-robot interaction.  ...  Today, direct interaction between humans and robots is limited, although the combination of human flexibility and robots power enables a growing productivity.  ...  Acknowledgement This work is partly funded by the Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF) within the project "Virtual and Augmented Reality for Highly Safety and Reliable Embedded Systems" (VierForES  ... 
doi:10.1145/1837154.1837160 dblp:conf/iwde/DietrichSZK10 fatcat:fi7ydatkrrfh5ka5sgjymr6uty

A Unified Framework For A Robust Conflict-Free Robot Navigation

S. Veera Ragavan, V. Ganapathy
2007 Zenodo  
Many environment specific methods and systems for Robot Navigation exist.  ...  The results of the deployment of three major peripheral modules of the framework namely the GSM based communication module, GIS Module and GPS module are reported in this paper.  ...  To integrate data from disparate sources meaningfully often requires information on Sensor data i.e. Metadata. Metadata is fundamental requirement to obtain a single coherent data interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1057317 fatcat:dmvdojgosvbgpk4ghkyx53nbnu

A single chip system for sensor data fusion based on a Drift-diffusion model

Shufan Yang, Kongfatt Wong-Lin, Inaki Rano, Anthony Lindsay
2017 2017 Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys)  
Current multisensory system face data communication overhead in integrating disparate sensor data to build a coherent and accurate global phenomenon.  ...  A case study of controlling the moving speed of a single groundbased robot, according to physiological states of the operator based on heart rates, is conducted and demonstrates the possibility of integrated  ...  How to integrate multiple sensor data resources is a challenging problem due to communication overhead and synchronise of various data sources [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/intellisys.2017.8324291 fatcat:72724cwrwrbz5mk5xfzs5snweq

Design of a low-cost tactile robotic sleeve for autonomous endoscopes and catheters

Pinar Boyraz, Svenja Tappe, Tobias Ortmaier, Annika Raatz
2020 Measurement and control (London. 1968)  
In addition to this capability, using the stretch sensors distributed alongside its body, the robotic sheath/sleeve can perceive the ego-motion of the robotic backbone of the catheter and can act as a  ...  The robotic sleeve has several types of piezo-resistive pressure and extension sensors, which are embedded at several latitudes and depths of the silicone substrate.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Tobias N. Gieseking for his efforts during the production of the robotic sleeve and Jan Friedrichs for his valuable comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0020294019895303 fatcat:laa72blnercehmbpate7km6qdu

Integration of a low-cost RGB-D sensor in a social robot for gesture recognition

Arnaud Ramey, Víctor González-Pacheco, Miguel A. Salichs
2011 Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction - HRI '11  
We have integrated a low-cost commercial RGB-D (Red Green Blue -Depth) sensor in a social robot to allow it to recognise dynamic gestures by tracking a skeleton model of the subject and coding the temporal  ...  An objective of natural Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) is to enable humans to communicate with robots in the same manner humans do between themselves.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the funds provided by the Spanish MICINN (Ministry of Science and Innovation) through the project "A new Approach to Social Robotics (AROS)".  ... 
doi:10.1145/1957656.1957745 dblp:conf/hri/RameyGS11 fatcat:b5a6r4232zewheyy7dlxusze7q

P-D controller computer vision and robotics integration based for student's programming comprehension improvement

Nova Eka Budiyanta, Catherine Olivia Sereati, Lukas Lukas
2020 TELKOMNIKA (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control)  
The output of this study is the improvement of a student's ability to make an application to integrate a sensor system using a camera and the mobile robot running follow the line.  ...  This study aims at the improvement of student embedded system programming competency with computer vision and mobile robotics integration approach.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank the Electrical Engineering study program and the Faculty of Engineering at Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya that has fully supported our research.  ... 
doi:10.12928/telkomnika.v18i2.14881 fatcat:dsfdtp6korhgznpqlhi6xjskxy

Interaction debugging

Tijn Kooijmans, Takayuki Kanda, Christoph Bartneck, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Norihiro Hagita
2006 Proceeding of the 1st ACM SIGCHI/SIGART conference on Human-robot interaction - HRI '06  
The main goal of this paper is to address how an integral approach to the analysis of human-robot interaction can be adopted. This is demonstrated by three case studies.  ...  In this paper, we present the interaction debugging approach, which is based on the collection and analysis of data from robots and their environment.  ...  interpret the codes and compute the statistical results.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1121241.1121254 dblp:conf/hri/KooijmansKBIH06 fatcat:vz2yfr3dxrelvma2pof4oonqji

A Portable Agricultural Robot for Continuous Apparent Soil ElectricalConductivity Measurements to Improve Irrigation Practices [article]

Merrick Campbell, Keran Ye, Elia Scudiero, Konstantinos Karydis
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We retrofit a small wheeled mobile robot with a small electromagnetic induction sensor by studying and taking into consideration the effect of the robot body to the sensor's readings, and develop a software  ...  Automating parts of this process via the use of mobile robots can help decrease labor burden, and increase the accuracy and frequency of data collections, and overall increase the adoption and use of ECa  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank the USDA-ARS U.S. Salinity Laboratory for granting the research team access to their fields to conduct experiments.  ... 
arXiv:2107.09219v1 fatcat:4n7rqoeppjhwbni4wrz3towmfy

A statistical approach to gas distribution modelling with mobile robots - The Kernel DM+V algorithm

Achim J. Lilienthal, Matteo Reggente, Marco Trincavelli, Jose Luis Blanco, Javier Gonzalez
2009 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
Based on real world data collected with a mobile robot we demonstrate the consistency of the obtained maps and present a quantitative comparison, in terms of the data likelihood of unseen samples, with  ...  In this paper we propose the Kernel DM+V algorithm to learn a statistical 2-d gas distribution model from a sequence of localized gas sensor measurements.  ...  Statistical Approaches Without Predictive Variance A common approach to creating a representation of a time-averaged concentration field is to acquire measurements using a fixed grid of gas sensors over  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2009.5354304 dblp:conf/iros/LilienthalRTBG09 fatcat:hw76t5mkpbfp3def2mbvzkx2um

Camera calibration and sensor fusion in an automated flexible manufacturing multi- robot work cell

D.P. Garg, M. Kumar
2002 Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference (IEEE Cat. No.CH37301)  
One F/T sensor is mounted on the wrist of each robot. The sensory data from these sensors have been fused to obtain cooperating motion between the two robots.  ...  This is followed by a description of recent research results published on multisensor fusion and its application to robotics and intelligent systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The financial assistance provided by the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 99-11195 and 99-08177 to support this work is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1109/acc.2002.1025442 fatcat:gqzuukczh5evjgqarctuq2vhgi

An information centric approach to heterogeneous multi-sensor integration for robotic applications

Stephen B.H. Bruder
1999 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
The main goal of this paper was to describe a viable approach to employing many sensors in a robotic environment.  ...  The Sensor-Integration Module: This hierarchical module performs the actual integration of the information collected from each of the individual sensors, to produce the global interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8890(98)00057-8 fatcat:ujcer3ho7bejdmi4s4xryyf33m

Assessment of Technological Developments in Data Analytics for Sensor-Based and Robot Sorting Plants Based on Maturity Levels to Improve Austrian Waste Sorting Plants

Karl Friedrich, Theresa Fritz, Gerald Koinig, Roland Pomberger, Daniel Vollprecht
2021 Sustainability  
Sensor-based and robot sorting are key technologies in the extended value chain of many products such as packaging waste (glass, plastics) or building materials since these processes are significant contributors  ...  The requirements to apply data analytics in sensor-based sorting are separated into different sections, i.e., data scope or consistency.  ...  Data Availability Statement: All determined and acquired data is listed in the text of this manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13169472 fatcat:ok7jtmhmvzakhkeklox4dfav5u
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