Electric Field Strength Simulation Using 2D-Environment Map Generated by Tele-Operated Mobile Robot
SungHee Kim, Yasushi Hada, and Koji Kanayama
Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Kogakuin University
1-24-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-8677, Japan
In this study, we demonstrate the avoidance of the “lost robot” situation when wireless communication is interrupted. In our proposed method, the mobile robot measures the unknown environmental shape using a laser range finder. The sensor data and additional information (thickness and material characteristics) of the real environment are combined into the line segment map. We found that the electric field strength can be simulated using the line segment map. Experimental results verify the effectiveness of our proposed method.
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