Robotic Mapping and Exploration

Robotic Mapping and Exploration

by Cyrill Stachniss

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009)

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Overview

"Robotic Mapping and Exploration" is an important contribution in the area of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) for autonomous robots, which has been receiving a great deal of attention by the research community in the latest few years. The contents are focused on the autonomous mapping learning problem. Solutions include uncertainty-driven exploration, active loop closing, coordination of multiple robots, learning and incorporating background knowledge, and dealing with dynamic environments. Results are accompanied by a rich set of experiments, revealing a promising outlook toward the application to a wide range of mobile robots and field settings, such as search and rescue, transportation tasks, or automated vacuum cleaning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642101687
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Series: Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics , #55
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Techniques.- I: Exploration with Known Poses.- Decision-Theoretic Exploration Using Coverage Maps.- Coordinated Multi-Robot Exploration.- Multi-Robot Exploration Using Semantic Place Labels.- II: Mapping and Exploration under Pose Uncertainty.- Efficient Techniques for Rao-Blackwellized Mapping.- Actively Closing Loops During Exploration.- Recovering Particle Diversity.- Information Gain-based Exploration.- Mapping and Localization in Non-Static Environments.- Conclusion.

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