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Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics

Robotic Mapping and Exploration

Authors: Stachniss, Cyrill

  • Details recent research in the area of self-localization and mapping (SLAM) for autonomous robots
  • The presented solutions include uncertainty-driven exploration, active loop closing, coordination of multiple robots, learning and incorporating background knowledge, and dealing with dynamic environments
  • The solutions are accompanied by a rich set of experiments
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"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.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

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    Pages 3-6

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  • Basic Techniques

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    Pages 7-20

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  • Decision-Theoretic Exploration Using Coverage Maps

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    Pages 23-41

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  • Coordinated Multi-Robot Exploration

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    Pages 43-71

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  • Multi-Robot Exploration Using Semantic Place Labels

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    Pages 73-90

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eBook 130,89 €
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Hardcover 171,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
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Softcover 171,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-10168-7
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Robotic Mapping and Exploration
Authors
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
Series Volume
55
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-01097-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-01097-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-01096-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-10168-7
Series ISSN
1610-7438
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 198
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