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340views Robotics» more  CRV 2011»
11 years 3 months ago
Combining Multi-robot Exploration and Rendezvous
—We consider the problem of exploring an unknown environment with a pair of mobile robots. The goal is to make the robots meet (or rendezvous) in minimum time such that there is ...
Malika Meghjani, Gregory Dudek
11 years 3 months ago
Learning Accuracy and Availability of Humans Who Help Mobile Robots
When mobile robots perform tasks in environments with humans, it seems appropriate for the robots to rely on such humans for help instead of dedicated human oracles or supervisors...
Stephanie Rosenthal, Manuela M. Veloso, Anind K. D...
153views more  IJSR 2010»
12 years 28 days ago
A Bank of Unscented Kalman Filters for Multimodal Human Perception with Mobile Service Robots
A new generation of mobile service robots could be ready soon to operate in human environments if they can robustly estimate position and identity of surrounding people. Researcher...
Nicola Bellotto, Huosheng Hu
140views more  RAS 2008»
12 years 3 months ago
Conceptual spatial representations for indoor mobile robots
We present an approach for creating conceptual representations of human-made indoor environments using mobile robots. The concepts refer to spatial and functional properties of ty...
Hendrik Zender, Óscar Martínez Mozos...
151views more  TROB 2002»
12 years 3 months ago
Cooperative probabilistic state estimation for vision-based autonomous mobile robots
Abstract--With the services that autonomous robots are to provide becoming more demanding, the states that the robots have to estimate become more complex. In this article, we deve...
Thorsten Schmitt, Robert Hanek, Michael Beetz, Seb...
151views Neural Networks» more  NN 1998»
12 years 3 months ago
Evolutionary neurocontrollers for autonomous mobile robots
In this article we describe a methodology for evolving neurocontrollers of autonomous mobile robots without human intervention. The presentation, which spans from technological an...
Dario Floreano, Francesco Mondada
153views Machine Learning» more  ML 1998»
12 years 3 months ago
Bayesian Landmark Learning for Mobile Robot Localization
To operate successfully in indoor environments, mobile robots must be able to localize themselves. Most current localization algorithms lack flexibility, autonomy, and often optim...
Sebastian Thrun
125views more  ALGORITHMICA 2000»
12 years 3 months ago
Mobile Robot Self-Localization without Explicit Landmarks
Localization is the process of determining the robot's location within its environment. More precisely, it is a procedure which takes as input a geometric map, a current estim...
R. G. Brown, Bruce Randall Donald
130views more  AROBOTS 2002»
12 years 3 months ago
Dynamic Motion Planning for Mobile Robots Using Potential Field Method
The potential field method is widely used for autonomous mobile robot path planning due to its elegant mathematical analysis and simplicity. However, most researches have been focu...
Shuzhi Sam Ge, Youjing Cui
118views more  JNW 2007»
12 years 3 months ago
Collision Prevention Platform for a Dynamic Group of Asynchronous Cooperative Mobile Robots
— This paper presents a fail-safe platform on which cooperative mobile robots rely for their motion. The platform consists of a collision prevention protocol for a dynamic group ...
Rami Yared, Xavier Défago, Julien Iguchi-Ca...