Effect of the Implementation of the Two-Third Power Law in Teleoperation

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 497)


This research consists in studying the effect of the implementation of a biological law on the teleoperation of a mobile robot. Two experimental conditions are compared: a Manual one, in which the velocity of the robot is controlled by the human operator, and a Biological one, in which the vehicle’s speed is automatically calculated by using the 2/3 Power Law. Results show that the robot is driven faster and safer with the human-like behavior than without. The objective of the study is to propose an innovative method for the development of semi-autonomous vehicles, which is based on an anthropomorphic approach.


Human-like behaviors 2/3 power law Remote control Robotics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica/CTS-UNINOVA, Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Nova de LisboaQuinta da TorrePortugal
  2. 2.Centro de Investigación en Mecatrónica y Sistemas Interactivos/MISTUniversidad Tecnológica IndoamericaQuitoEcuador
  3. 3.Universidad Técnica del NorteIbarraEcuador

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