Behaviour based Mobile Robot Navigation Technique using AI System: Experimental Investigation on Active Media Pioneer Robot

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  • S. Parasuraman, V.Ganapathy Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia
  • Bijan Shirinzadeh Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia,

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31436/iiumej.v6i2.388

Abstract

A key issue in the research of an autonomous robot is the design and development of the navigation technique that enables the robot to navigate in a real world environment. In this research, the issues investigated and methodologies established include (a) Designing of the individual behavior and behavior rule selection using Alpha level fuzzy logic system  (b) Designing of the controller, which maps the sensors input to the motor output through model based Fuzzy Logic Inference System and (c) Formulation of the decision-making process by using Alpha-level fuzzy logic system. The proposed method is applied to Active Media Pioneer Robot and the results are discussed and compared with most accepted methods. This approach provides a formal methodology for representing and implementing the human expert heuristic knowledge and perception-based action in mobile robot navigation. In this approach, the operational strategies of the human expert driver are transferred via fuzzy logic to the robot navigation in the form of a set of simple conditional statements composed of linguistic variables.
Keywards: Mobile robot, behavior based control, fuzzy logic, alpha level fuzzy logic, obstacle avoidance behavior and goal seek behavior

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V.Ganapathy, S. P., & Shirinzadeh, B. (2012). Behaviour based Mobile Robot Navigation Technique using AI System: Experimental Investigation on Active Media Pioneer Robot. IIUM Engineering Journal, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.31436/iiumej.v6i2.388

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