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Behavior Realization of Multi-Robots Responding to User's Input Characters

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  • Jo, Young-Rae (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) ;
  • Lee, Kil-Ho (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) ;
  • Jo, Sung-Ho (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) ;
  • Shin, In-Sik (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Received : 2012.02.26
  • Accepted : 2012.03.27
  • Published : 2012.05.01

Abstract

This paper presents an approach to implement the behaviors of multi-robots responding to user's input characters. The robots are appropriately displaced to express any input characters. Using our method, any user can easily and friendly control multirobots. The responses of the robots to the user's input are intuitive. We utilize the centroidal Voronoi algorithm and the continuoustime Lloyd algorithm, which have popularly been used for the optimal sensing coverage problems. Collision protection is considered to be applied for real robots. LED sensors are used to identify positions of multi-robots. Our approach is evaluated through experiments with five mobile robots. When a user draw alphabets, the robots are deployed correspondingly. By checking position errors, the feasibility of our method is validated.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국산업기술진흥원

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