When Wireless Sensor Networks Meet Robots

Giuseppe Amato, Mathias Broxvall, Stefano Chessa, Mauro Dragone, Claudio Gennaro, Claudio Vairo

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Abstract

Enabling integrated robots and Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) applications is an important and extended challenge for both robotics and WSN research & development and a key enabler for a range of advanced hybrid applications,such as environmental monitoring and Ambient Assisted Living (AAL). This paper describes a work-in-progress WSN/robots communication framework that is being purposefully built to facilitate the constructions of robotic ecologies, i.e. networks of heterogeneous computational nodes interfaced with sensors, effectors and mobile robot devices. This paper discusses a number of requirements characterizing this type of systems and illustrates how they are being addressed in the design of the new communication framework.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICSNC 2012
Subtitle of host publicationThe Seventh International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications
PublisherIARIA
Pages35-40
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781612082318
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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    Amato, G., Broxvall, M., Chessa, S., Dragone, M., Gennaro, C., & Vairo, C. (2012). When Wireless Sensor Networks Meet Robots. In ICSNC 2012: The Seventh International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (pp. 35-40). IARIA.