Studies in Computational Intelligence

Mobile Robots: The Evolutionary Approach

Editors: Coelho, Leandro dos Santos (Ed.)

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The design and control of autonomous intelligent mobile robotic systems operating in unstructured changing environments includes many objective difficulties. There are several studies about the ways in which, robots exhibiting some degree of autonomy, adapt themselves to fit in their environments. The application and use of bio-inspired and intelligent techniques such as reinforcement learning, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computation and so forth in the design and improvement of robot designs is an emergent research topic. Researchers have obtained robots that display an amazing slew of behaviours and perform a multitude of tasks. These include perception of environment, planning and navigation in rough terrain, pushing boxes, negotiating an obstacle course, etc.

In this context, mobile robots designed using evolutionary computation approaches, usually known as Mobile Evolutionary Robotics, have experienced significant development in the last decade. The fundamental goal of mobile evolutionary robotics is to apply evolutionary computation methods to automate the production of complex behavioural robotic controllers.

This volume offers a wide spectrum of sample works developed in leading research throughout the world about evolutionary mobile robotics and demonstrates the success of the technique in evolving efficient and capable mobile robots.

Table of contents (2 chapters)

  • Evolutionary Navigation of Autonomous Robots Under Varying Terrain Conditions

    Terrence P. Fries

    Pages 47-62

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  • Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Robotic Fish

    Jindong Liu, Lynne E. Parker, Raj Madhavan

    Pages 121-135

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mobile Robots: The Evolutionary Approach
Editors
  • Leandro dos Santos Coelho
Series Title
Studies in Computational Intelligence
Series Volume
50
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-49720-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-49720-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-49719-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08063-0
Series ISSN
1860-949X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 223
Topics