Toward a Robot That Acquires Logical Recognition of Space
For cooperation between robots and humans, a robot should have logical recognition regarding space. For example, if a robot, such as a housekeeping robot, can recognize the arrangement structure of the furniture and the concept of “a room”, this information will be useful for asking the robot to carry out tasks. Therefore, our aim is for the robot to acquire information on the relationship between locations while moving. So, in hopes that the robot can recognize that “I have exited the room”, we conducted an initial-stage experiment involving a robot leaving a room using knowledge of the relationship between the entrance of the room and the door. This paper describes the insights obtained from this experiment.
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