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Application Exploring of Ubiquitous Pressure Sensitive Matrix as Input Resource for Home-Service Robots

Jingyuan Cheng, Mathias Sundholm, Marco Hirsch, Sebastian Palacio, Paul Lukowicz

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Application International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RiTA-14), Special Session #1 - Robotics Meets Ubiquitous Computing, November 6-8, Beijing, China , Springer , 2014
We present how ubiquitous pressure sensor matrix can be used as information source for service-robots in two different applications.The textile pressure sensor, that utilizes the ubiquitousness of gravity, can be put on most surfaces in our environment to trace forces. As safety and human robot interaction are key factors for daily life service robots, we evaluated the pressure matrix in two scenarios: on the ground with toy furnitures demonstrating its capability for indoor localization and obstacle mapping, and on a sofa as an ubiquitous input device for giving commands to the robot in a natural way.

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@inproceedings {
       abstract = {We present how ubiquitous pressure sensor matrix can be used as information source for service-robots in two different applications.The textile pressure sensor, that utilizes the ubiquitousness of gravity, can be put on most surfaces in our environment to trace forces. As safety and human robot interaction are key factors for daily life service robots, we evaluated the pressure matrix in two scenarios: on the ground with toy furnitures demonstrating its capability for indoor localization and obstacle mapping, and on a sofa as an ubiquitous input device for giving commands to the robot in a natural way.},
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       year = {2014}, 
       title = {Application Exploring of Ubiquitous Pressure Sensitive Matrix as Input Resource for Home-Service Robots}, 
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       publisher = {Springer}, 
       author = {Jingyuan Cheng, Mathias Sundholm, Marco Hirsch, Sebastian Palacio, Paul Lukowicz}, 
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