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JACIII Vol.12 No.4 pp. 336-341
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2008.p0336
(2008)

Paper:

Mobile Robot Navigation Using Open Computer Vision with Fuzzy Controller

Julirose Gonzales and Zahari Taha

Department of Engineering Design & Manufacture University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received:
April 23, 2007
Accepted:
June 27, 2007
Published:
July 20, 2008
Keywords:
robot navigation, computer vision, fuzzy control, obstacle avoidance
Abstract

This research presents a fuzzy controller technique in navigation with obstacle avoidance for a general purpose mobile robot in a given global environment with image processing technique using Open Source Computer Vision (OpenCV) library on Visual C++. Fuzzy Logic is used to control the navigation of the robot towards the goal while avoiding obstacles along the way by changing its direction of movement. The positions of the mobile robot, obstacle and the destination are taken into consideration and an overhead camera (above the robot’s environment) is used to gather these necessary information. The images captured are processed using different techniques to get the desired positions and is directly integrated with the fuzzy controller making the algorithm more efficient compared to other vision-guided navigation techniques.

Cite this article as:
Julirose Gonzales and Zahari Taha, “Mobile Robot Navigation Using Open Computer Vision with Fuzzy Controller,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.12, No.4, pp. 336-341, 2008.
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