Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

2015 Edition
| Editors: John Baillieul, Tariq Samad

Disaster Response Robot

  • Satoshi Tadokoro
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5058-9_181


Disaster response robots are robotic systems used for preventing the worsening of disaster damage under emergent situations. Robots for natural disasters (water disaster, volcano eruption, earthquakes, landslides, and fire) and man-made disasters (explosive ordnance disposal, CBRNE disasters, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident) are introduced. Technical challenges are described on the basis of generalized data flow.


Rescue robot Response robot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoshi Tadokoro
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  1. 1.Tohoku UniversitySendaiJapan