Multiple Objective vs. Fuzzy Behavior Coordination

  • Paolo Pirjanian
  • Maja Matarić
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 61)


In the behavior-based paradigm [4,16], the control of a robot is shared between a set of purposive processes, called behaviors. Based on selective sensory in-formation, each behavior produces/proposes reactions to control the robot with respect to a particular objective, i.e., a narrow aspect of the robot’s overall task. Behaviors with different and possibly incommensurable objec-tives may produce conflicting actions that are seemingly irreconcilable. Thus, the design of effective behavior coordination mechanisms is a major research issue.


Mobile Robot Action Selection Fuzzy Approach Discrete Event System Behavior Coordination 
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