Ubiquitous Robot: A New Paradigm for Integrated Services

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Title Ubiquitous Robot: A New Paradigm for Integrated Services
Author Kim, Jong-Hwan; Lee, Kang-Hee; Kim, Yong-Duk; Kuppuswamy, Naveen Suresh; Jo, Jun Hyung
Publication Title IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Editor Seth Hutchinson
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Rome
Publisher IEEE
Abstract This paper presents the components and overall architecture of the ubiquitous robot (Ubibot) system developed to demonstrate ubiquitous robotics, a new paradigm for integrated services. The system has been developed on the basis of the definition of the ubiquitous robot as that of encompassing the Software robot Sobot, Embedded Robot Embot and the Mobile Robot Mobot. This tripartite partition, which independently manifests Intelligence, Perception and Action, enables the abstraction of intelligence through the standardization of sensory data and motor or action commands. The Ubibot system itself is introduced along with its component subsystems of Embots, the Position Embot, Vision Embot and Sound Embot, the Mobots of Mybot and HSR, the Sobot, Rity, a virtual pet modeled as an artificial creature, and finally the Middleware which seamlessly enables interconnection between other components. Three kinds of experiments are devised to demonstrate the fundamental features, of calm sensing, context awareness and seamless service transcending the spatial limitations in the abilities of earlier generation personal robots. The experiments demonstrate the proof of concept of this powerful new paradigm which shows great promise.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.ieee.org/
Alternative URI http://www.icra07.org/
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ISBN 1-4244-0602-1
Conference name ICRA'07: 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Location Rome
Date From 2007-04-10
Date To 2007-04-14
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/18328
Date Accessioned 2008-03-28
Date Available 2008-05-26T02:07:10Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Intelligent Robotics
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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