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Automatic mapping for an indoor mobile robot assistant using RFID and laser scanner

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4 Author(s)
Hung-Hsing Lin ; Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, China ; Ching-Chih Tsai ; Ssu-Min Hu ; Hsu-Yang Chang

This paper presents an automatic mapping method of an indoor mobile robot assistant for the elderly people. Mapping based on the minimalistic environmental model is accomplished automatically by using a laser scanner which works at 500 K baud rate, and a RFID which is adopted to initialize robot's initial posture in real time. Numerous simulations and experimental results are performed to illustrate the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed methods.

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SICE, 2007 Annual Conference

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17-20 Sept. 2007