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JRM Vol.16 No.3 pp. 264-270
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2004.p0264
(2004)

Paper:

Book Extraction for Remote Book Browsing Robot

Tetsuo Tomizawa, Akihisa Ohya, and Shin’ichi Yuta

Intelligent Robot Laboratory, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8573, Japan

Received:
October 20, 2003
Accepted:
February 10, 2004
Published:
June 20, 2004
Keywords:
remote book browsing, book extraction, object location recognition, mobile manipulator
Abstract

Our purpose is the realization of a system able to access objects at remote sites by integrating Internet technologies and robotic engineering developments such as mobile robots. Concretely, we are developing a system that uses a robot for browsing remote books via the Internet. To extract books, the robot must recognize the book’s pose-feature (position, angle, and thickness). This paper describes the sensor developed for recognizing the position of books and planning book extraction in a general library environment, and reviews experimental results.

Cite this article as:
T. Tomizawa, A. Ohya, and S. Yuta, “Book Extraction for Remote Book Browsing Robot,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.16, No.3, pp. 264-270, 2004.
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