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Integrated Real-Time Acoustic Communication System for Controlling of Bio-inspired Underwater Robot

  • Yung-Pyo Kim
  • Nam-Yeol Yun
  • Soo-Young Shin
  • Ji-Eon Kim
  • Soo-Hyun Park
  • Jun-Ho Jeon
  • Sung-Joon Park
  • Chang-Hwa Kim
  • Young-Sun Ryuh
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings in Information and Communications Technology book series (PICT, volume 4)

Abstract

Robot control system construction that uses an underwater robot is essential in the oceanic environment. In this paper, we designed a robot system optimized for the underwater environment and proposed a hybrid MAC protocol considering both real time operation and energy efficiency, which is especially important for underwater communication system. Also, we examined the designed hardware of underwater robot control system in detail, and carried out simulations to evaluate the performance of the proposed MAC protocol using Matlab. The simulation results showed that the proposed model achieves better performance than conventional models.

Keywords

Underwater Robot Underwater Environment Robot Control System Underwater Communication Acoustic Modem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yung-Pyo Kim
    • 1
  • Nam-Yeol Yun
    • 1
  • Soo-Young Shin
    • 1
  • Ji-Eon Kim
    • 1
  • Soo-Hyun Park
    • 1
  • Jun-Ho Jeon
    • 2
  • Sung-Joon Park
    • 2
  • Chang-Hwa Kim
    • 2
  • Young-Sun Ryuh
    • 3
  1. 1.Ubiquitous System Lab., Graduate School of BITKookmin UniversityKorea
  2. 2.Ocean Sensor Network System Technology Research CenterGangneung-Wonju National UniversityKorea
  3. 3.Underwater Robot CenterKorea Institute of Industrial TechnologyKorea

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