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2002
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Performance evaluation and optimization of human control strategy
Modeling human control strategy (HCS) is becoming an increasingly popular paradigm in a number of different research areas, ranging from robotics and intelligent vehicle highway s...
Yangsheng Xu, Jingyan Song, Michael C. Nechyba, Ye...
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2002
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Information Sampling for vision-based robot navigation
This paper proposes a statistical, non-feature based, attention mechanism for a mobile robot, termed Information Sampling. The selected data may be a single pixel or a number scat...
Niall Winters, José Santos-Victor
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2002
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Reference scan matching for global self-localization
Especially in dynamic environments a key feature concerning the robustness of mobile robot navigation is the capability of global self-localization. This term denotes a robot'...
Joachim Weber, Lutz Franken, Klaus-Werner Jör...
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2002
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Dynamic modelling, simulation and control of a manipulator with flexible links and joints
The paper presents a dynamic modelling technique for a manipulator with multiple flexible links and flexible joints, based on a combined Euler
B. Subudhi, Alan S. Morris
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2002
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Behavior generation for a mobile robot based on the adaptive fitness function
We have to prepare the evaluation (fitness) function to evaluate the performance of the robot when we apply the machine learning techniques to the robot application. In many cases,...
Eiji Uchibe, Masakazu Yanase, Minoru Asada
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2002
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Exploration method using harmonic functions
Harmonic functions provide optimal potential maps for robot navigation in a previously explored static environment. Here we investigate the performance of an algorithm for explora...
Edson Prestes e Silva Jr., Paulo Martins Engel, Ma...
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2002
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Statistical environment representation for navigation in natural environments
In this paper we present a novel approach to mobile robot navigation based on environment representation by statistical models. Natural unstructured scenes are interpreted as real...
Stefan Rolfes, Maria-João Rendas
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2002
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Avoiding self-occlusions and preserving visibility by path planning in the image
In this paper, we address the problem of generating trajectories of some image features in order to control efficiently a robotic system using an image-based control strategy. Firs...
Youcef Mezouar, François Chaumette
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2002
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A portable, autonomous, urban reconnaissance robot
Portable mobile robots, in the size class of 20 kg or less, could be extremely valuable as autonomous reconnaissance platforms in urban hostage situations and disaster relief. We ...
Larry Matthies, Yalin Xiong, Robert W. Hogg, David...
RAS
2002
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Visually guided manipulation tasks
In this paper, we present a framework for a robotic system with the ability to perform real-world manipulation tasks. The complexity of such tasks determines the precision and fre...
Danica Kragic, Lars Petersson, Henrik I. Christens...
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