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Implementation of a basic reactive behavior in mobile robotics through artificial neural networks

  • R. Iglesias
  • C. V. Regueiro
  • J. Correa
  • S. Barro
Neural Networks for Communications, Control and Robotics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1240)

Abstract

In this work we describe the design and implementation in a Nomad200 mobile robot of a reactive behavior aimed at wall following. A detailed analysis of the application domain has allowed us to modularize the design, conjugating in its. synthesis the potential of artificial neural networks for sensorial abstraction with other decision modules. We have carried out several experiments both in simulated and in real environments, obtaining very good results in different and unfavorable situations, which proves the robustness and flexibility of the system.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Iglesias
    • 1
  • C. V. Regueiro
    • 1
  • J. Correa
    • 1
  • S. Barro
    • 1
  1. 1.Grupo de Sistemas Inteligentes. Dpto. Electrónica y Computatión. Facultad de FísicaUniv. Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de CompostelaSpain

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