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.
Masatoshi Shinohara, and Koichi Ozaki, “Autonomous Mobile Robot MAUV – Mission Achievement on Tsukuba Challenge 2011, 12 and 13 –,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.26, No.5, pp. 657-658, 2014.
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- [a] “Movie of autonomous running by MAUV in TC2011”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYgnzBSySUg [Accessed June 12, 2014]
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