1 March 1991 Mobile robot system for the handicapped
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The development of an intelligent mobile robot capable of assisting a certain group of the handicapped is presented in this paper. The system consists of three units: a robot, a computer, and a user. All three units communicate completely by remote, using RF signals. The user and robot communicate indirectly through the computer, using natural voice. Each user command is decomposed int a sequence of motion commands, using an object-oriented knowledge base. Robot motion is planned based upon inputs from ultrasonic sensors. The system is capable of learning an unknown, albeit somewhat restricted environment.
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Mathew J. Palakal, Yung-Ping Chien, Siva Kumar Chittajallu, Qing Lucy Xue, "Mobile robot system for the handicapped", Proc. SPIE 1468, Applications of Artificial Intelligence IX, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45488; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.45488
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