Making the Case for Human-Aware Navigation in Warehouses

  • Manuel Fernandez CarmonaEmail author
  • Tejas Parekh
  • Marc Hanheide
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11650)


This work addresses the performance of several local planners for navigation of autonomous pallet trucks in the presence of humans in a simulated warehouse as well as a complementary approach developed within the ILIAD project. Our focus is to stress the open problem of a safe manoeuvrability of pallet trucks in the presence of moving humans. We propose a variation of ROS navigation stack that includes in the planning process a model of the human robot interaction.


Logistics Human-aware navigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Fernandez Carmona
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tejas Parekh
    • 1
  • Marc Hanheide
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of LincolnLincolnUK

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