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Membrane Computing in Robotics

  • Ana Brânduşa PavelEmail author
  • Cristian Ioan Vasile
  • Ioan Dumitrache
Part of the Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics book series (TIEI, volume 4)

Abstract

This paper presents a new computational paradigm which can be successfully applied in robotics for the control of autonomous mobile robots. Membrane computing is a naturally parallel and distributed model of computation inspired by the structure and functioning of living cells. Numerical P systems, a type of membrane systems which operates with numerical values, and the extension, enzymatic numerical P systems, were used for modeling robot behaviors. Current results and developments of this innovative approach are also discussed and analyzed.

Keywords

Mobile Robot Virtual Machine Fuzzy Controller Membrane System Obstacle Avoidance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Brânduşa Pavel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cristian Ioan Vasile
    • 1
  • Ioan Dumitrache
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Automatic Control and Systems EngineeringPolitehnica University of BucharestBucharestRomania

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