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JRM Vol.21 No.4 pp. 489-497
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2009.p0489
(2009)

Paper:

Robot Technology Ontology Targeting Robot Technology Services in Kukanchi — “Interactive Human-Space Design and Intelligence”

Ken Ukai, Yoshinobu Ando, and Makoto Mizukawa

College of Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology
3-7-5 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8548, Japan

Received:
January 28, 2009
Accepted:
June 25, 2009
Published:
August 20, 2009
Keywords:
kukanchi, structured information environment, ontology
Abstract

In a society in which people and robots cooperate together in the same environment, robot technology (RT) services will be required to consider user intent and situation. This paper focuses on RT ontology providing RT services appropriate to the situation in Kukanchi — “interactive human-space design and intelligence.” A user’s direct requests are defined as a “main task” and incidental tasks required to achieve the main task as “tsuide tasks.” This paper proposes and introduces RT ontology and details validation experiments for certain “tsuide tasks.”

Cite this article as:
Ken Ukai, Yoshinobu Ando, and Makoto Mizukawa, “Robot Technology Ontology Targeting Robot Technology Services in Kukanchi — “Interactive Human-Space Design and Intelligence”,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.21, No.4, pp. 489-497, 2009.
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