Behavioral-Based Autonomous Robot Operation Under Robot-Central Base Loss of Communication

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1210)


Robot navigation requires the use of a reliable map. Depending on the environment conditions, this map needs a constant update for a safe navigation. Autonomous robots use this map but at the same can contribute to the updating process, requiring a permanent connection to the cloud where the map is created and modified based on the robots’ information. In this paper, authors present a robot navigation scheme based in hybrid control behavior when the connection to the cloud is loss for some reason. Robot needs to recover a known position to restart its mission and the behavior definitions allow this fact. Results with real data are presented in front of different situations of network coverage.


Autonomous systems Robotic agents Behavioral control 



Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness through Project DPI2016-78957-R funded this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Automatic Control DepartmentTechnical University of Catalonia UPCBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Computer Science Department, CUCEIUniversity of GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexico

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