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Prolog-Based World Models For Mobile Robot Navigation
Author(s): Mark B. Kadonoff
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Paper Abstract

We describe a method of autonomous programming for mobile robots. A set of procedures are defined for a small class of features. The robot searches for these features, and determines their locations. The features and their locations comprise a world model. Errors in dead reckoning arise during navigation through the environment. These errors result in uncertainty in the feature locations. A Prolog-based world model is used to represent the feature locations, thereby determining the robot's path through its environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0852, Mobile Robots II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.968262
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Mark B. Kadonoff, Denning Mobile Robotics, Inc. (United States)
University of Massachusetts at Amherst (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0852:
Mobile Robots II
Wendell H. Chun; William J. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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