Next Article in Journal
Design and Implementation of A CMOS Light Pulse Receiver Cell Array for Spatial Optical Communications
Previous Article in Journal
Energy Saving Effects of Wireless Sensor Networks: A Case Study of Convenience Stores in Taiwan
Article Menu

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Sensors 2011, 11(2), 2035-2055; doi:10.3390/s110202035

Ultra Wide-Band Localization and SLAM: A Comparative Study for Mobile Robot Navigation

Instituto de Automatica, National University of San Juan, Av. Libertador Gral. San Martin 1109 Oeste, J5400ARL San Juan, Argentina
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 10 December 2010 / Revised: 26 January 2011 / Accepted: 28 January 2011 / Published: 10 February 2011
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [7291 KB, uploaded 21 June 2014]   |  

Abstract

In this work, a comparative study between an Ultra Wide-Band (UWB) localization system and a Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) algorithm is presented. Due to its high bandwidth and short pulses length, UWB potentially allows great accuracy in range measurements based on Time of Arrival (TOA) estimation. SLAM algorithms recursively estimates the map of an environment and the pose (position and orientation) of a mobile robot within that environment. The comparative study presented here involves the performance analysis of implementing in parallel an UWB localization based system and a SLAM algorithm on a mobile robot navigating within an environment. Real time results as well as error analysis are also shown in this work. View Full-Text
Keywords: ultra wide-band; SLAM; mobile robots ultra wide-band; SLAM; mobile robots
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Segura, M.J.; Auat Cheein, F.A.; Toibero, J.M.; Mut, V.; Carelli, R. Ultra Wide-Band Localization and SLAM: A Comparative Study for Mobile Robot Navigation. Sensors 2011, 11, 2035-2055.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Sensors EISSN 1424-8220 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top