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KI
2010
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Towards Automatic Manipulation Action Planning for Service Robots
A service robot should be able to automatically plan manipulation actions to help people in domestic environments. Following the classic senseplan-act cycle, in this paper we prese...
Steffen W. Ruehl, Zhixing Xue, Thilo Kerscher, R&u...
ATAL
2010
Springer
10 years 22 days ago
Developing high-level cognitive functions for service robots
The primary target of this work is human-robot collaboration, especially for service robots in complicated application scenarios. Three assumptions and four requirements are ident...
Xiaoping Chen, Jianmin Ji, Jiehui Jiang, Guoqiang ...
INTERACT
2003
10 years 29 days ago
Vision-Speech System Becoming Efficient and Friendly through Experience
: This paper presents a vision-speech system for service robots that can learn the user’s customs and objects fixed in the environment while helping the user, and can perform the...
Yoshinori Kuno, Mitsutoshi Yoshizaki, Akio Nakamur...
MVA
2007
133views Computer Vision» more  MVA 2007»
10 years 1 months ago
Selection of Object Recognition Methods According to the Task and Object Category
Service robots need object recognition strategy that can work on various objects in complex backgrounds. Since no single method can work in every situation, we need to combine sev...
Al Mansur, Yoshinori Kuno
EUROS
2008
194views Robotics» more  EUROS 2008»
10 years 1 months ago
Compiling POMDP Models for a Multimodal Service Robot from Background Knowledge
This paper presents an approach to create POMDP models, used for decision making by an autonomous service robot, from background knowledge. This allows the power of POMDP decision ...
Sven R. Schmidt-Rohr, Rainer Jäkel, Martin L&...
AMS
2007
Springer
229views Robotics» more  AMS 2007»
10 years 3 months ago
A Unified Robotic Software Architecture for Service Robotics and Networks of Smart Sensors
Abstract. This paper proposes a novel architecture for the programming of multi-modal service robots and networked sensors. The presented software framework eases the development o...
Daniel Westhoff, Jianwei Zhang
GECCO
1999
Springer
111views Optimization» more  GECCO 1999»
10 years 3 months ago
Evolving a behavior-based control architecture- From simulations to the real world
Genetic programming makes it possible to automatically search the space of possible programs. First we evolved a behavior-based control architecture using computer simulations. Th...
Marc Ebner, Andreas Zell
ICRA
1999
IEEE
201views Robotics» more  ICRA 1999»
10 years 3 months ago
ARMAR: An Anthropomorphic Arm for Humanoid Service Robot
Service robots which should perform human-like operation will penetrate into a great number of applications in the future. Requirements for this is high flexibility, autonomy and ...
Karsten Berns, Tamim Asfour, Rüdiger Dillmann
ICRA
2002
IEEE
152views Robotics» more  ICRA 2002»
10 years 4 months ago
Mobile Robot Self-Localization in Large-Scale Environments
— This paper presents a new approach for the absolute self-localization of a mobile robot in structured large-scale environments. The requirements with regard to both, the necess...
Axel Lankenau, Thomas Röfer
HRI
2006
ACM
10 years 5 months ago
Acquiring a shared environment representation
Interacting with a domestic service robot implies the existence of a joint environment model for user and robot. To enable robot navigation within such a setting requires further ...
Elin Anna Topp, Henrik I. Christensen, Kerstin Sev...
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