End-Effector Sensors’ Role in Service Robots

  • Cezary Zieliński
  • Tomasz Winiarski
  • Krzysztof Mianowski
  • Andrzej Rydzewski
  • Wojciech Szynkiewicz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 360)

Abstract

Service robots, unlike their industrial counterparts, operate in unstructured environments and in close cooperation with human beings [3]. Thus, service robots must rely heavily on sensing and reasoning, while industrial robots rely mainly on precision of movement in a well-known and structured environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cezary Zieliński
    • 1
  • Tomasz Winiarski
    • 1
  • Krzysztof Mianowski
    • 2
  • Andrzej Rydzewski
    • 1
  • Wojciech Szynkiewicz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Control and Computation Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, ul. Nowowiejska 15/19, 00-665 WarsawPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics, Warsaw University of Technology, ul. Nowowiejska 24, 00-665 WarsawPoland

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