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Behaviour-based control of mobile robot

Shazil, Mohammed and Kumar, Edwin A. (2008) Behaviour-based control of mobile robot. [Professional and Technical Reports] (Unpublished)

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      Abstract

      This project report looks at behaviour-based methods used for the control of an autonomous mobile robot. There are several distinct behaviours that can be used for the completion of the task required for the robot. The main behaviours of the robot can be said to be object detection, object handling and transportation, obstacle avoidance and goal detection. The behaviour-based scheme attempts to fulfill simple missions in which several behaviours compete for the vehicle’s control. A small-assembled robot model (Squarebot) is programmed to autonomously perform the task following the behavior– based scheme. The model is also modified to an extent so that it can easily and successfully perform all the operations. The model is evaluated in its ability to perform the assigned tasks, such as object detection and its manipulation. Furthermore, discussion about the proposed approach is given, as well as an overall description of the tasks to be performed by the robot.

      Item Type: Professional and Technical Reports
      Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > Robotics and Automation
      Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Engineering and Physics
      Depositing User: Praneel Chand
      Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2013 16:28
      Last Modified: 26 Mar 2013 16:28
      URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/5611
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