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Simulator for developing mobile robot control systems
Author(s): Juha Roening; Jukka P. Riekki; Seppo Kemppainen
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Paper Abstract

A simulator is designed for developing and testing navigation and control strategies for mobile robots which provides an animation of a robot and its environment on a computer screen. The environment is two-dimensional consisting of walls and objects which can be either stationary or moving. Sensors for non-contact range measurement can be attached to the robot or placed in stationary positions in its environment. The operation of the simulator has been verified in tests on a reactive distributed control system for a mobile robot and a more common model-based navigation approach. Implementation of the simulator is made more flexible by using an object-oriented approach.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1388, Mobile Robots V, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25479
Show Author Affiliations
Juha Roening, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)
Jukka P. Riekki, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)
Seppo Kemppainen, Univ. of Oulu (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1388:
Mobile Robots V
Wendell H. Chun; William J. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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