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Communication Mechanism in a Distributed System of Mobile Robots

  • Andrzej Kasiński
  • Piotr Skrzypczyński

Abstract

This paper addresses problems of communication and information sharing in the system of heterogenous mobile robots and stationary sensors. We analyze information sharing between robots and sensors treated as agents, and propose a framework based on the Contract Net Protocol. We define the software architecture for the communication system. This architecture, based on an object-oriented library, provides agents with unified communication interfaces.

Keywords

Mobile Robot Stationary Sensor Localization Task Operator Agent Occupancy Grid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Kasiński
    • 1
  • Piotr Skrzypczyński
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Control, Robotics, and Computer, ScienceTechnical University of PoznańPoznańPoland

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