Sensors 2006, 6(11), 1616-1678; doi:10.3390/s6111616

Airborne Chemical Sensing with Mobile Robots

1 University of Orebro, Dept. of Technology, AASS, S-70182 Orebro, Sweden 2 University of Lincoln, Dept. of Computing and Informatics, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK
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Received: 1 October 2006; Accepted: 8 November 2006 / Published: 20 November 2006
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gas Sensors)
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Abstract: Airborne chemical sensing with mobile robots has been an active research areasince the beginning of the 1990s. This article presents a review of research work in this field,including gas distribution mapping, trail guidance, and the different subtasks of gas sourcelocalisation. Due to the difficulty of modelling gas distribution in a real world environmentwith currently available simulation techniques, we focus largely on experimental work and donot consider publications that are purely based on simulations.
Keywords: mobile robot olfaction; gas distribution mapping; trail guidance; gas source localisation; gas source tracing; gas source declaration.

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Lilienthal, A.J.; Loutfi, A.; Duckett, T. Airborne Chemical Sensing with Mobile Robots. Sensors 2006, 6, 1616-1678.

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Lilienthal AJ, Loutfi A, Duckett T. Airborne Chemical Sensing with Mobile Robots. Sensors. 2006; 6(11):1616-1678.

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Lilienthal, Achim J.; Loutfi, Amy; Duckett, Tom. 2006. "Airborne Chemical Sensing with Mobile Robots." Sensors 6, no. 11: 1616-1678.

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