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Title: Robotic Intelligence Kernel: Visualization

Abstract

The INL Robotic Intelligence Kernel-Visualization is the software that supports the user interface. It uses the RIK-C software to communicate information to and from the robot. The RIK-V illustrates the data in a 3D display and provides an operating picture wherein the user can task the robot.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Curtis W. Nielsen, Jon Whetten, Alan Atherton, Amit Kulkarni
OSTI Identifier:
1231236
Report Number(s):
RIK-V; 002434IBMPC03
CW-09-12
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Software
Software Revision:
03
Software Package Number:
002434
Software Package Contents:
Media Directory; Software Abstract; Media includes Source Code;/1 CD ROM
Software CPU:
IBMPC
Open Source:
No
Source Code Available:
Yes
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

. Robotic Intelligence Kernel: Visualization. Computer software. Vers. 03. USDOE. 16 Sep. 2009. Web.
. (2009, September 16). Robotic Intelligence Kernel: Visualization (Version 03) [Computer software].
. Robotic Intelligence Kernel: Visualization. Computer software. Version 03. September 16, 2009.
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year = {Wed Sep 16 00:00:00 EDT 2009},
month = {Wed Sep 16 00:00:00 EDT 2009},
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  • A robot platform includes perceptors, locomotors, and a system controller. The system controller executes a robot intelligence kernel (RIK) that includes a multi-level architecture and a dynamic autonomy structure. The multi-level architecture includes a robot behavior level for defining robot behaviors, that incorporate robot attributes and a cognitive level for defining conduct modules that blend an adaptive interaction between predefined decision functions and the robot behaviors. The dynamic autonomy structure is configured for modifying a transaction capacity between an operator intervention and a robot initiative and may include multiple levels with at least a teleoperation mode configured to maximize themore » operator intervention and minimize the robot initiative and an autonomous mode configured to minimize the operator intervention and maximize the robot initiative. Within the RIK at least the cognitive level includes the dynamic autonomy structure.« less
  • The INL Robotic Intelligence Kernel Architecture (RIK-A) is a multi-level architecture that supports a dynamic autonomy structure. The RIK-A is used to coalesce hardware for sensing and action as well as software components for perception, communication, behavior and world modeling into a framework that can be used to create behaviors for humans to interact with the robot.
  • The INL Robotic Intelligence Kernel-Driver is built on top of the RIK-A and implements a dynamic autonomy structure. The RIK-D is used to orchestrate hardware for sensing and action as well as software components for perception, communication, behavior and world modeling into a single cognitive behavior kernel that provides intrinsic intelligence for a wide variety of unmanned ground vehicle systems.
  • The INL Robotic Intelligence Kernel-Comms is the communication server that transmits information between one or more robots using the RIK and one or more user interfaces. It supports event handling and multiple hardware communication protocols.
  • Check out this robotics breakthrough which allows robots to behave autonomously.

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