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Path planning is no substitute for intelligent behavior
Author(s): David L. Jung; Lynne E. Parker
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes our experience implementing navigation behavior for two different autonomous multi-robot systems using two very different approaches. We describe the problems encountered and their solutions and the extensions necessary to support planning for multiple robots in our application domains. We conclude that there are many applications of path-planning that would be well served by the introduction of a little domain specific intelligent behavior as a substitute for brute force path planning over unnecessarily large configuration spaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 July 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4715, Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology IV, (17 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.474444
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David L. Jung, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)
Lynne E. Parker, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4715:
Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology IV
Grant R. Gerhart; Chuck M. Shoemaker; Douglas W. Gage, Editor(s)

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