Accession Number:

ADA583067

Title:

Collaborative Robotics Design Considerations

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-05-06

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

As research advances individual robot capabilities, a logical progression is the use of multiple robots to complete a task more effectively. Mission performance can be improved by the ability to allocate robots with diverse capabilities to perform different parts of a complex task. To paraphrase 10, there are many advantages to enabling robotic collaborative technologies probability of task completion, completion speed, task precision, optimized functional allocation collaborative localization, robustness and diversity of solution. In previous work, the authors conducted independent literature surveys of multi-robot research using two different approaches. Both found the underlying research to be categorized within some common sub-disciplines. This paper consolidates findings from the two surveys, presents insights gained from the two different survey methods, and recommends approaches for future research into multirobot systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE