JRM Vol.33 No.6 pp. 1216-1222
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2021.p1216


Field Robotics: Applications and Fundamentals

Takanori Fukao

University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

October 4, 2021
October 12, 2021
December 20, 2021
field robotics, path planning, robust control, recognition, artificial intelligence

Field robotics is an area that is impelled by an application-driven approach by its nature. In this paper, I first review certain actual application areas of field robotics. Then, I discuss the current status of the application of field robotics in three common technologies: (1) mapping and path planning; (2) self-localization, recognition, and decision-making; and (3) dynamics and control. I then conclude by presenting future perspectives.

Automated cabbage harvester

Automated cabbage harvester

Cite this article as:
T. Fukao, “Field Robotics: Applications and Fundamentals,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.33 No.6, pp. 1216-1222, 2021.
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