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Title: Cooperative system and method using mobile robots for testing a cooperative search controller

Abstract

A test system for testing a controller provides a way to use large numbers of miniature mobile robots to test a cooperative search controller in a test area, where each mobile robot has a sensor, a communication device, a processor, and a memory. A method of using a test system provides a way for testing a cooperative search controller using multiple robots sharing information and communicating over a communication network.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
  2. College Station, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
874533
Patent Number(s):
6408226
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G05 - CONTROLLING G05B - CONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL
G - PHYSICS G05 - CONTROLLING G05D - SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING OR REGULATING NON-ELECTRIC VARIABLES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
cooperative; method; mobile; robots; testing; controller; provides; miniature; robot; sensor; communication; device; processor; memory; multiple; sharing; information; communicating; network; mobile robot; /700/318/701/901/

Citation Formats

Byrne, Raymond H, Harrington, John J, Eskridge, Steven E, and Hurtado, John E. Cooperative system and method using mobile robots for testing a cooperative search controller. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Byrne, Raymond H, Harrington, John J, Eskridge, Steven E, & Hurtado, John E. Cooperative system and method using mobile robots for testing a cooperative search controller. United States.
Byrne, Raymond H, Harrington, John J, Eskridge, Steven E, and Hurtado, John E. Tue . "Cooperative system and method using mobile robots for testing a cooperative search controller". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874533.
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