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The Transferable Belief Model
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A Multivalued Logic Approach to Integrating Planning and Control
Abstract elligent agents embedded in a dynamic, uncertain environment should incorporate capabilities for both planned and reactive behavior. Many current solutions to this dual need focus on oneExpand
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The uses of fuzzy logic in autonomous robot navigation
Abstract The development of techniques for autonomous navigation in real-world environments constitutes one of the major trends in the current research on robotics. An important problem in autonomousExpand
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An introduction to the anchoring problem
Anchoring is the problem of connecting, inside an artificial system, symbols and sensor data that refer to the same physical objects in the external world. This problem needs to be solved in anyExpand
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Anchoring Symbols to Sensor Data: Preliminary Report
Anchoring is the process of creating and maintaining the correspondence between symbols and percepts that refer to the same physical objects. Although this pro- cess must necessarily be present inExpand
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The Saphira architecture: a design for autonomy
Mobile robots, if they are to perform useful tasks and become accepted in open environments, must be fully autonomous. Autonomy has many different aspects ; here the focus is on three central ones:Expand
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Fusion: General concepts and characteristics
The problem of combining pieces of information issued from several sources can be encountered in various fields of application. This paper aims at presenting the different aspects of informationExpand
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Fuzzy landmark-based localization for a legged robot
We describe a new technique for landmark-based self-localization which is suitable for robots with poor odometry. This technique uses fuzzy logic to account for errors and imprecision in visualExpand
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PEIS ecologies: ambient intelligence meets autonomous robotics
A common vision in the field of autonomous robotics is to create a skilled robot companion that is able to live in our homes and perform physical tasks to help us in our everyday life. AnotherExpand
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Perceptual Anchoring of Symbols for Action
Anchoring is the process of creating and maintaining the correspondence between symbols and percepts that refer to the same physical objects. Although this process must necessarily be present in anyExpand
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