Leveraging Open Data for Supporting a Cloud Robotics Service in a Smart City Environment

  • G. ErmacoraEmail author
  • A. Toma
  • R. Antonini
  • S. Rosa
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 302)


At the dawn of cloud robotics , one of the biggest challenges is to successfully exploit the power offered by the internet for acquiring and sharing information, in order to build a common knowledge base among the agents. In this paper , we propose a cloud robotics service for emergency management in a smart city scenario. The application is capable of collecting significant open data over the internet. Then it uses them in the mission planning phase, in order to autonomously define a set of waypoints toward the target coordinates.


Cloud robotics Cloud computing Open data Smart city Robotics Service UAV 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politecnico di Torino, DIMEASTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Telecom Italia LabTorinoItaly
  3. 3.Politecnico di Torino, DAUINTorinoItaly

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