Departmental Papers (MEAM)

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Conference Paper

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April 2004


Copyright 2004 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2004 (ICRA 2004) Volume 4, pages 4184-4189.
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Communication is essential for coordination in most cooperative control and sensing paradigms. In this paper, we investigate the construction of a map of radio signal strength that can be used to plan multirobot tasks and also serve as useful perceptual information. We show how nominal models of an urban environment, such as those obtained by aerial surveillance, can be used to generate strategies for exploration and present preliminary experimental results with our multi-robot testbed.



Date Posted: 19 November 2004

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