Autonomous Exploration Using Multiple Sources of Information

Stewart Moorehead, Reid Simmons, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2001.


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Abstract
This research enables robot explorers to maximize the total information gained while minimizing costs such as driving, sensing and planning. This paper presents a general methodology for solving complex exploration tasks which employs multiple sources of information. The paper also develops a specific instantiation of the method to solve the exploration problem of creating a complete traversability map of an unknown region. Simulation results showing the solution of this exploration task are included.

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Text Reference
Stewart Moorehead, Reid Simmons, and William (Red) L. Whittaker, "Autonomous Exploration Using Multiple Sources of Information," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2001.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Moorehead_2001_3501,
   author = "Stewart Moorehead and Reid Simmons and William (Red) L. Whittaker",
   title = "Autonomous Exploration Using Multiple Sources of Information",
   booktitle = "IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation",
   month = "May",
   year = "2001",
}