Tracing Commodities in Indoor Environments for Service Robotics

  title={Tracing Commodities in Indoor Environments for Service Robotics},
  author={{\'O}scar Mart{\'i}nez Mozos and François Chollet and Kouji Murakami and Ken'ichi Morooka and Tokuo Tsuji and Ryo Kurazume and Tsutomu Hasegawa},
Abstract Daily life assistance for elderly people is one of the most promising scenarios for service robots in the near future. In particular, the go-and-fetch task will be one of the most demanding tasks in these cases. In this paper, we present an informationally structured room that supports a service robot in the task of daily object fetching. Our environment contains different distributed sensors including a floor sensing system and several intelligent cabinets. Sensor information is sent… 
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  • K. Kawamura, M. Iskarous
  • Computer Science
    Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'94)
  • 1994
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