Autonomous Mobile Robot MAUV – Mission Achievement on Tsukuba Challenge 2011, 12 and 13 –
Naoki Akai, Kazumichi Inoue, Sam Ann Rahok,
Masatoshi Shinohara, and Koichi Ozaki
Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Engineering, Utsunomiya University, 7-1-2 Yoto, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi 321-8585, Japan
We developed MAUV, an autonomous mobile robot that has navigation using two types of landmarks; ambient magnetic and geometric. This enables the robot to localize robustly in actual outdoor environments. The robot achieved missions in Tsukuba Challenge 2011, 12, and 13.
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-  N. Akai et al., “Autonomous Navigation Based on Magnetic and Geometric Landmarks on Environmental Structure in Real World,” J. of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.26, No.2, pp. 158-165, 2014.
- [a] “Movie of autonomous running by MAUV in TC2011”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYgnzBSySUg [Accessed June 12, 2014]
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