26 March 1986 Cyclopion, An Autonomous Guided Vehicle For Factory Use
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Proceedings Volume 0635, Applications of Artificial Intelligence III; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964171
Event: 1986 Technical Symposium Southeast, 1986, Orlando, United States
Abstract
This paper reports on the concept, software and design of a laboratory model of an autonomous guided vehicle, i.e. a freely moving robot that orients itself in space with the aid of fixed passive optical beacons and follows a path, as given by coordinate points previously stored in its memory. Communication to a base station takes place via a digital radio link. Commands are received and status is reported back. The goal is to design a system that can be implemented essentially with existing technology and will not have to rely on optical pattern recognition from a television camera - an approach certainly more elegant, but at the present time rather immature.
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Nikolai Eberhardt, Nikolai Eberhardt, Meghanad D. Wagh, Meghanad D. Wagh, "Cyclopion, An Autonomous Guided Vehicle For Factory Use", Proc. SPIE 0635, Applications of Artificial Intelligence III, (26 March 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964171; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964171
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