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All the Robots Merely Players: History of Player and Stage Software

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5 Author(s)
Biggs, G. ; Nat. Inst. of Adv. Ind. Sci. & Technol., Tsukuba, Japan ; Rusu, R.B. ; Collett, T. ; Gerkey, B.
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When robot researchers talk about robot middle ware, inevitably Player will enter the discussion. This piece of software and its related tools have become one of the most popular software tools in robotics research. Its range of hardware support and the flexibility it offers users, as well as its ease of use and shallow learning curve, have ensured its success.

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Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:20 ,  Issue: 3 )