Study on the Librarian Helper Robot System Implementation

  • Sang-Gug Park
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 235)


This paper suggests improved model of librarian helper robot to diminish librarian workload such as book loans and book returns. The existing unmanned book lending system performs book search and book return at the fixed location. Our system provides book-search through DB, mobile robot control through the Zigbee communication, scanning the RFID tag attached to the book. In the experiment, five-axis multi-joint robot is controlled through Zigbee communication and server PC manages all of the information. The recognition rate about wanted book was about 98 %. Our mobile robot has brought the book exactly to designated place. Through experimentation, we confirmed that suggested model can be applied to the library.


Zigbee communication Sensor network RFID Mobile robot Librarian robot Book tag Book return 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringUiduk UniversityKyungju, KyungpookKorea

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