Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics

Software Engineering for Experimental Robotics

Editors: Brugali, Davide (Ed.)

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"Software Engineering for Experimental Robotics" collects contributions that describe the state of the art in software development for the Robotics domain. It reports on innovative ideas that are progressively introduced in the software development process, in order to promote the reuse of robotic software artifacts: domain engineering, components, frameworks and architectural styles. It illustrates the results of the most successful and well-known research projects which aim to develop reusable robotic software systems. Most of the chapters report on concepts and ideas discussed at the well attended ICRA2005 Workshop on "Principles and Practice of Software Development in Robotics", Barcelona, Spain, April 18 2005. The authors are recognised as leading scholars internationally, and the result is an effective blend of fundamental and innovative results on research and development in software for robotic systems, where one common factor is the integration of reusable building blocks. Besides the advancement in the field, most contributions survey the state-of-the-art, report a number of practical applications to real systems, and discuss possible future developments.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • The CLARAty Project: Coping with Hardware and Software Heterogeneity

    Issa A. D. Nesnas

    Pages 31-70

  • Software Environments for Robot Programming

    Bruce MacDonald, Geoffrey Biggs, Toby Collett

    Pages 107-124

  • Communication Patterns as Key Towards Component Interoperability

    Christian Schlegel

    Pages 183-210

  • Using MARIE for Mobile Robot Component Development and Integration

    Carle Côté, Dominic Létourneau, Clément Raïevsky, Yannick Brosseau, François Michaud

    Pages 211-230

  • Orca: A Component Model and Repository

    Alex Brooks, Tobias Kaupp, Alexei Makarenko, Stefan Williams, Anders Orebäck

    Pages 231-251

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Software Engineering for Experimental Robotics
Editors
  • Davide Brugali
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
Series Volume
30
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-68951-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-68951-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-68949-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08847-6
Series ISSN
1610-7438
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 490
Number of Illustrations and Tables
193 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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