Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Mobile Robots

Perception & Navigation

Today robots navigate autonomously in office environments as well as outdoors. They show their ability to beside mechanical and electronic barriers in building mobile platforms, perceiving the environment and deciding on how to act in a given situation are crucial problems. In this book we focused on these two areas of mobile robotics, Perception and Navigation. This book gives a wide overview over different navigation techniques describing both navigation techniques dealing with local and control aspects of navigation as well es those handling global navigation aspects of a single robot and even for a group of robots.

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Mobile RobotsPerception & NavigationEdited by Sascha Kolski

Published: February 1st 2007

ISBN: 3-86611-283-1

Copyright year: 2007

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74113 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

29 Web of Science Citations

52 Dimensions Citations

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1. Robot Egomotion from the Deformation of Active Contours

By Guillem Alenya and Carme Torras

1686

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2. Visually Guided Robotics Using Conformal Geometric Computing

By Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano, Luis Eduardo Falcon-Morales and Julio Zamora-Esquivel

2797

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3. One Approach to the Fusion of Inertial Navigation and Dynamic Vision

By Stevica Graovac

2078

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4. Sonar Sensor Interpretation and Infrared Image Fusion for Mobile Robotics

By Mark Hinders, Wen Gao and William Fehlman

2654

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5. Obstacle Detection Based on Fusion Between Stereovision and 2D Laser Scanner

By Raphael Labayrade, Dominique Gruyer, Cyril Royere, Mathias Perrollaz and Didier Aubert

3166

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6. Optical Three-Axis Tactile Sensor

By M. Ohka

2829

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7. Vision Based Tactile Sensor Using Transparent Elastic Fingertip for Dexterous Handling

By Goro Obinata, Ashish Dutta, Norinao Watanabe and Nobuhiko Moriyama

2317

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8. Accurate Color Classification and Segmentation for Mobile Robots

By Raziel Alvarez, Erik Millan, Alejandro Aceves-Lopez and Ricardo Swain-Oropeza

3013

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9. Intelligent Global Vision for Teams of Mobile Robots

By Jacky Baltes and John Anderson

1582

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10. Contour Extraction and Compression-Selected Topics

By Andrzej Dziech

5111

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11. Comparative Analysis of Mobile Robot Localization Methods Based on Proprioceptive and Exteroceptive Sensors

By Gianluca Ippoliti, Leopoldo Jetto, Sauro Longhi and Andrea Monteriu

3145

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12. Composite Models for Mobile Robot Offline Path Planning

By Ellips Masehian and M. R. Amin-Naseri

2673

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13. Global Navigation of Assistant Robots using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes

By Maria Elena Lopez, Rafael Barea, Luis Miguel Bergasa, Manuel Ocana and Maria Soledad Escudero

1761

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14. Robust Autonomous Navigation and World Representation in Outdoor Environments

By Favio Masson, Juan Nieto, Jose Guivant and Eduardo Nebot

1891

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15. Unified Dynamics-based Motion Planning Algorithm for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems (UVMS)

By Tarun K. Podder and Nilanjan Sarkar

2543

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16. Optimal Velocity Planning of Wheeled Mobile Robots on Specific Paths in Static and Dynamic Environments

By Maria Prado

3030

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17. Autonomous Navigation of Indoor Mobile Robot Using Global Ultrasonic System

By Soo-Yeong Yi and Byoung-Wook Choi

2946

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18. Distance Feedback Travel Aid Haptic Display Design

By Hideyasu Sumiya

2724

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19. Efficient Data Association Approach to Simultaneous Localization and Map Building

By Sen Zhang, Lihua Xie and Martin David Adams

2976

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20. A Generalized Robot Path Planning Approach Without The Cspace Calculation

By Yongji Wang, Matthew Cartmell, QingWang and Qiuming Tao

1789

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21. A Pursuit-Rendezvous Approach for Robotic Tracking

By Fethi Belkhouche and Boumediene Belkhouche

1484

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22. Sensor-based Global Planning for Mobile Manipulators Navigation Using Voronoi Diagram and Fast Marching

By S. Garrido, D. Blanco, M.L. Munoz, L. Moreno and M. Abderrahim

2239

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23. Effective Method for Autonomous Simultaneous Localization and Map Building in Unknown Indoor Environments

By Y.L. Ip, A.B. Rad and Y.K. Wong

1892

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24. Motion Planning and Reconfiguration for Systems of Multiple Objects

By Adrian Dumitrescu

1528

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25. Symbolic Trajectory Description in Mobile Robotics

By Pradel Gilbert and Caleanu Catalin Daniel

1781

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26. Robot Mapping and Navigation by Fusing Sensory Information

By Maki K. Habib

3768

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27. Intelligent Control of AC Induction Motors

By Hosein Marzi

3637

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28. Optimal Path Planning of Multiple Mobile Robots for Sample Collection on a Planetary Surface

By J.C. Cardema and P.K.C. Wang

1455

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29. Multi Robotic Conflict Resolution by Cooperative Velocity and Direction Control

By Satish Pedduri and K. Madhava Krishna

1785

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30. Robot Collaboration for Simultaneous Map Building and Localization

By M. Oussalah and D. Wilson

1833

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