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COACHES Cooperative Autonomous Robots in Complex and Human Populated Environments

  • Luca Iocchi
  • M. T. Lázaro
  • Laurent Jeanpierre
  • Abdel-Illah Mouaddib
  • Esra Erdem
  • Hichem Sahli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9336)

Abstract

The deployment of robots in dynamic, complex and uncertain environments populated by people is gaining more and more attention, from both research and application perspectives. The new challenge for the near future is to deploy intelligent social robots in public spaces to make easier and safer the use of these spaces. In this paper, we provide an overview of the COACHES project which addresses fundamental issues related to the design and development of autonomous robots to be deployed in public spaces. In particular, we describe the main components in which Artificial Intelligence techniques are used and integrated with the robotic system, as well as implementation details and some preliminary tests of these components.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Iocchi
    • 1
  • M. T. Lázaro
    • 1
  • Laurent Jeanpierre
    • 2
  • Abdel-Illah Mouaddib
    • 2
  • Esra Erdem
    • 3
  • Hichem Sahli
    • 4
  1. 1.DIAGSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.GREYCUniversity of Caen Lower-NormandyCaenFrance
  3. 3.Sabanci UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  4. 4.Vrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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