Empirical Measurement toward an Emergent Perceptibility of Autonomous Robots
Jun Hakura* and Yukinori Kakazu**
*Faculty of Software and Information Science, Iwate Prefectural University, 152-52 Sugo, Takizawa-mura, Iwate 020-0193, Japan
**Laboratory of Autonomous Systems Engineering, Research Group of Complex Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita-13, Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Saporo, Hokkaido University
Received:April 19, 1999Accepted:June 4, 1999Published:October 20, 1999
Keywords:perceptual mechanism, autonomous robot, measurement acquisition, symbol grounding, direct perception
A perceptual mechanism having a possibility to utilize advantages of both artificial intelligence and a reactive system is introduced into an autonomous intelligent robot. Empirical measurement that is a product of the interaction between the environment and the robot is implemented in the perceptual mechanism to interpret environmental information through a sensing system. The mechanism design concept and concrete examples are givep. Computational experiments demonstrate that the mechanism acquires empirical measurement for the behavior for passable openings.
Cite this article as:J. Hakura and Y. Kakazu, “Empirical Measurement toward an Emergent Perceptibility of Autonomous Robots,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.11 No.5, pp. 362-366, 1999.Data files:
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