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Special Issue "Situationally Aware Mobile Robots"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Sensors and Robotics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2024 | Viewed by 187

Special Issue Editors

Automation and Robotics Research Group (ARG), University of Luxembourg, 1855 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Interests: SLAM; situational awareness; semantic perception; aerial robots; mobile robots; autonomous architectures; deep learning applied to robots
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Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg, 1855 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Interests: artificial intelligence; computer security and reliability; computing in mathematics; natural science; engineering and medicine control systems; engineering; electrical engineering
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Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg, 1855 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Interests: machine learning; computer vision; motion control; slam; multi-robot systems; state estimation; situational awareness; aerial robots; trajectory planning; software architectures
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Robotics plays a pivotal role in expanding the competitiveness of all sectors of the economy, as well as offering new solutions to societal challenges. While industrial robots typically perform repetitive tasks, operating in industrial settings where the world is designed around them, service robots assist humans at work in non-industrial settings or at home, operating in complex dynamic unstructured environments. Robots need to continuously acquire complete situational awareness in such environments (i.e., perceiving the environment within time and space, comprehending its meaning, and responding to it for future adaption) to enable intelligent decision-making and autonomous task execution. Although the robotics research community has been investigating topics such as perception, mapping, and localization for many years, there is a strong need for a more advanced understanding of robotic situational awareness. This Special Issue of Sensors aims to present cutting-edge research proposing intelligent localization, mapping, and navigation techniques for mobile robots, harnessing metric, semantic, and topological relations while ensuring scalability in large-scale, real-world environments The topics of interest for this Special Issue are (but are not limited to):

  • SLAM;
  • Localization;
  • Mapping;
  • Perception;
  • Planning and Navigation;
  • Multi-Agent SLAM;
  • Multi-Agent Planning and Navigation.

Dr. Hriday Bavle
Prof. Dr. Holger Voos
Dr. Jose Luis Sanchez-Lopez
Guest Editors

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