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ROS: an open-source Robot Operating System

@inproceedings{Quigley2009ROSAO,
  title={ROS: an open-source Robot Operating System},
  author={Morgan Quigley},
  booktitle={ICRA 2009},
  year={2009}
}
This paper gives an overview of ROS, an opensource robot operating system. ROS is not an operating system in the traditional sense of process management and scheduling; rather, it provides a structured communications layer above the host operating systems of a heterogenous compute cluster. In this paper, we discuss how ROS relates to existing robot software frameworks, and briefly overview some of the available application software which uses ROS. 
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