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JRM Vol.21 No.4 pp. 453-459
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2009.p0453
(2009)

Paper:

Supporting Robotic Activities in Informationally Structured Environment with Distributed Sensors and RFID Tags

Kouji Murakami*, Tsutomu Hasegawa*, Ryo Kurazume*, and Yoshihiko Kimuro**

*Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

**Institute of Systems, Information Technologies and Nanotechnologies
2-1-22 Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka 814-0001, Japan

Received:
January 14, 2009
Accepted:
April 7, 2009
Published:
August 20, 2009
Keywords:
informationally structured environment, sensor network, RFID tag, intelligent robot, Robot Town
Abstract

This paper describes a platform of ambient intelligence for robots working in an ordinary environment for daily human life. To enable autonomous robotic activity, vision sensors and RFID tags are distributed in the environment and are connected to a network. Sensor data is integrated and is provided to robots to support their activities. Based on sensor function analysis and robot data requirements, we designed and implemented a data management system which integrates real-time data from sensors and robots. Experiments confirmed that robots made decisions and completed tasks successfully using data provided by the data management system.

Cite this article as:
Kouji Murakami, Tsutomu Hasegawa, Ryo Kurazume, and Yoshihiko Kimuro, “Supporting Robotic Activities in Informationally Structured Environment with Distributed Sensors and RFID Tags,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.21, No.4, pp. 453-459, 2009.
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