Special Issue "Robot Systems, Networks and Sensing Technologies"
A special issue of Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks (ISSN 2224-2708).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2021).
Interests: cooperative visual, inertial, and wireless localization of mobile robots; sensor networks
Interests: WSN; IoT; IIoT 4.0; security; body area networks; sensor applications; smart sensors; communication security protocols for fixed and wireless networks; embedded system design/programming; machine learning; robotic systems; programming languages; operating systems; formal verification tools and methods
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Autonomous robots, networked robots, and robot sensing technologies have been fast developing in recent years, and they are shaping our future lives. Each robot is not only a complex system, but also a smart agent in a networked environment. A robot is composed of sensing, computing, communicating, and actuating subsystems. Research in networked robot systems covers a broad range of topics.
This Special Issue focuses on robot sensing and networked robot sensing technologies. Each robot works as a smart agent in a dynamic network. They work cooperatively or independently to sense nearby environments. In such an environment, how robots work collaboratively to improve the efficiency and accuracy of environment sensing is a key problem. How the robots collaborate to finish special tasks is also attracting substantial attention.
This Special Issue will collect cutting-edge research results in the area of robot networks, collaborative robot sensing technologies, networked robot systems, etc. Research on the collaboration of robot systems with the IoT and cloud computing systems are also welcome. More specifically, the following listed topics are of particular interest but related works in networked robot sensing systems not specifically mentioned are also welcome:
- Networked robot systems
- Collaborative robot sensing systems and algorithms
- Collaborative anonymously locating and mapping
- Collaborative robot navigation
- Robot formation control
- Robot location and navigation algorithms
- The collaboration of robots and IoT systems
- Information fusion algorithms in robot systems
- Vision, inertial sensing and navigation
- Data processing in robot sensing systems.
Dr. Yongcai Wang
Dr. Thomas Newe
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