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Usability evaluation of high-level user assistance for robot mission specification
MissionLab is a mission specification system that implements a hybrid deliberative and reactive control architecture for autonomous mobile robots. The user creates and executes the robot missionExpand
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Adaptive teams of autonomous aerial and ground robots for situational awareness
This is a preprint of an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Field Robotics, copyright 2007. Journal of Field Robotics 24(11), 991–1014 (2007) © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. PublishedExpand
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Anticipatory robot navigation by simultaneously localizing and building a cognitive map
  • Yoichiro Endo, R. Arkin
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings IEEE/RSJ International Conference on…
  • 8 December 2003
This paper presents a method for a mobile robot to construct and localize relative to a "cognitive map", where the cognitive map is assumed to be a representational structure that encodes bothExpand
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Usability evaluation of an automated mission repair mechanism for mobile robot mission specification
This paper describes a usability study designed to assess ease of use, user satisfaction, and performance of a mobile robot mission specification system. The software under consideration, MissionLab,Expand
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Tactical mobile robot mission specification and execution
Abstract Georgia Tech, as part of DARPA's Tactical Mobile Robotics (TMR) Program, is developing a widerange of mission specification capabilities for the urban warfighter. These include theExpand
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An Empirical Evaluation of Context-Sensitive Pose Estimators in an Urban Outdoor Environment
Abstract : When a mobile robot is executing a navigational task in an urban outdoor environment, accurate localization information is often essential. The difficulty of this task is compounded byExpand
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Adaptive teams of autonomous aerial and ground robots for situational awareness: Field Reports
In this paper, we report on the integration challenges of the various component technologies developed toward the establishment of a framework for deploying an adaptive system of heterogeneous robotsExpand
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Integrated Mission Specification and Task Allocation for Robot Teams - Design and Implementation
As the capabilities, range of missions, and the size of robot teams increase, the ability for a human operator to account for all the factors in these complex scenarios can become exceedinglyExpand
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Anticipatory robot control for a partially observable environment using episodic memories
  • Yoichiro Endo
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE International Conference on Robotics and…
  • 19 May 2008
This paper explains an episodic-memory-based approach for computing anticipatory robot behavior in a partially observable environment. Inspired by biological findings on the mammalian hippocampus,Expand
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Field Results for Tactical Mobile Robot Missions
Abstract : In 1999, Georgia Tech conducted two field experiments to determine the performance of its mission specification system. The experiments were developed for the DARPA Tactical MobileExpand
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