PetRo: Development of a modular pet robot

Salem Bernard, Ben (2014) PetRo: Development of a modular pet robot. In: Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 483-488. ISBN 9781479967636

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2014.6926299

Abstract

Modular robots present many advantages that open opportunities for novel applications and greater variability in operational parameters. We present PetRo (which stands for Pet Robot) as a modular throwable, self-assembling and reconfigurable pet robot. Some of the design challenges and solutions selected are explained as well as the two main applications for which the robot architecture is being developed: namely as a companion pet and for search and rescue operations. Although both applications are being considered, this paper places emphasis on the first and the potential for human robot interactive communication is highlighted.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: search and rescue operations, self-assembling pet robot
Subjects: G700 Artificial Intelligence
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2015 09:07
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 08:17
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/21589

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