Robotics and eSafety Research Group

University of Alcalá

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Development of a Navigation System for a Robotic Shop Guide

Research Area: Robotics Year: 2014
Type of Publication: In Proceedings Keywords: Autonomous navigation, dynamic environment, obstacle avoidance systems
Editor: Universidad de León
Book title: XV Workshop of Physical Agents
Pages: 169-177
Month: June
ISBN: 978-9773-681-7
This work introduces the development of a navigation system for a robotic guide. This robot is employed to guide people inside shops, malls or even museums, showing the most relevant things of them. Although the design of robotic guide systems is a well known problem, the deployment in a real, dynamic and likely crowded environment is challenging. This paper introduces our robotic platform and the software structure to carry out a safe navigation inside crowded and dynamic environments.
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