Background Sensing Control for Planning Agents Working in the Real World

  • Hisashi Hayashi
  • Seiji Tokura
  • Fumio Ozaki
  • Miwako Doi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4953)


Online planning agents can adapt to the dynamic environment by continuously modifying plans during the plan execution. However, robotics agents working in the real environment cannot obtain necessary information from the outer world by simply turning all sensors on while executing a plan. This paper shows a new background sensing control method by which planning agents can effectively observe the real environment and obtain important information when necessary during the plan execution.


Event Observer Autonomous Agent Action Execution Plan Execution Planning Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hisashi Hayashi
    • 1
  • Seiji Tokura
    • 1
  • Fumio Ozaki
    • 1
  • Miwako Doi
    • 1
  1. 1.Corporate Research & Development Center, Toshiba CorporationSaiwai-kuJapan

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