Map Building and Exploration
More animations related to mapping can be
found on our MCL in action web
site. See also our web site on the Centibots project.
Fox, Jonathan Ko, Benson Limketkai, Benjamin Stewart
Click on one of the images below to see an animation illustrating
autonomous exploration of the Allen Center. Click on an image
capture to get more information.
Distributed Multi-robot Exploration and Mapping.
D. Fox, J. Ko, K. Konolige, B. Limketkai, D. Schulz, and
B. Stewart. Proc. of the IEEE, 2006.
Relational Object Maps for Mobile Robots.
B. Limketkai, L. Liao, and D. Fox. IJCAI-05.
Centibots: Very large scale distributed robotic teams.
D. Fox, C. Ortiz, A. Agno, M. Eriksen, B. Limketkai,
J. Ko, B. Morisset, D. Schulz,
B. Stewart, R. Vincent. ISER-04.
- The Revisiting Problem in Mobile Robot Map
Building: A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach.
B. Stewart, J. Ko,
D. Fox, and K. Konolige. UAI-03.
- A Practical, Decision-theoretic Approach to
Multi-robot Mapping and Exploration.
J. Ko, B. Stewart,
D. Fox, K. Konolige, and B. Limketkai. IROS-03.
- An Efficient FastSLAM Algorithm for Generating Maps of
Large-scale Cyclic Environments From Raw Laser Range Measurements.
D. Haehnel, W. Burgard, D. Fox, and S. Thrun. IROS-03.
- A real-time algorithm for mobile robot mapping
with applications to multi-robot and 3d mapping.
S. Thrun, W. Burgard, and D. Fox. ICRA-00. Best paper award!
- Coordination for multi-robot exploration and
R. Simmons, D. Apfelbaum, W. Burgard, D. Fox, M. Moors, S. Thrun, and H. Younes. AAAI-00.
- Collaborative Multi-Robot Exploration.
W. Burgard, M. Moors, D. Fox, R. Simmons, and S. Thrun. ICRA-00.
- Map learning and high-speed navigation in RHINO.
S. Thrun, A.
Bücken, W. Burgard, D. Fox, T. Fröhlinghaus, D. Hennig, T. Hofmann, M. Krell, and T.
Schimdt. Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Robots. MIT/AAAI Press, Cambridge, MA, 1998.
- A probabilistic approach to concurrent mapping and
localization for mobile robots.
S. Thrun, D. Fox, and W. Burgard. Machine Learning and Autonomous Robots (joint issue)
(ML), (31), 1998.