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TROB
2002
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Performance of a distributed robotic system using shared communications channels
We have designed and built a set of miniature robots called Scouts and have developed a distributed software system to control them. This paper addresses the fundamental choices we...
Paul E. Rybski, Sascha Stoeter, Maria L. Gini, Dea...
TROB
2002
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LOST: localization-space trails for robot teams
Abstract-We describe Localization-Space Trails (LOST), a method that enables a team of robots to navigate between places of interest in an initially unknown environment using a tra...
Richard T. Vaughan, Kasper Støy, Gaurav S. ...
TROB
2002
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Distributed multirobot localization
In this paper, we present a new approach to the problem of simultaneously localizing a group of mobile robots capable of sensing one another. Each of the robots collects sensor dat...
Stergios I. Roumeliotis, George A. Bekey
TROB
2002
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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...
RAS
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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Robotic clicker training
In this paper we want to propose the idea that some techniques used for animal training might be helpful for solving human robot interaction problems in the context of entertainme...
Frédéric Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer...
RAS
1998
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Coordinated path planning for multiple robots
We present a new approach to the multi-robot path planning problem, where a number of robots are to change their positions through feasible motions in the same static environment....
Petr Svestka, Mark H. Overmars
JIRS
1998
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Path Planning and Control of a Cooperative Three-Robot System Manipulating Large Objects
After a brief review of the current research on multi-robot systems, the paper presents a path planning and control scheme for a cooperative three-robot system transferring/manipul...
Costas S. Tzafestas, Platon A. Prokopiou, Spyros G...
SIAMCOMP
2000
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Motion Planning of Legged Robots
We study the problem of computing the free space F of a simple legged robot called the spider robot. The body of this robot is a single point and the legs are attached to the body....
Jean-Daniel Boissonnat, Olivier Devillers, Sylvain...
JETAI
2000
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Free will - even for robots
Human free will is a product of evolution and contributes to the success of the human animal. Useful robots will also require free will of a similar kind, and we will have to desi...
John McCarthy
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