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Nautilus - An Autonomous Navigation System And Its Simulation
Author(s): N. G. Bourbakis; R. Sweet; R. Hennessy; N. MacLauchlan; E. DeGraf; H. Hamidi
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents the design of an autonomous navigation system (NAUTILUS) and its simulation. The NAUTILUS system consists of four parts: (i) a triangle base with three program-mable wheels, (ii) a special digital compass based on the Grey code, (iii) a sonar system in a hexagonal configuration, and (iv) a microprocessor-controller which selects information from the above components and determines the navigation paths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0853, IECON '87: Industrial Applications of Control and Simulation, (19 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942946
Show Author Affiliations
N. G. Bourbakis, Computer Technology Institute (Greece)
R. Sweet, George Mason University (United States)
R. Hennessy, George Mason University (United States)
N. MacLauchlan, George Mason University (United States)
E. DeGraf, George Mason University (United States)
H. Hamidi, George Mason University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0853:
IECON '87: Industrial Applications of Control and Simulation
Tom T. Hartley, Editor(s)

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