Xiang Su, Jukka Riekki, Janne Haverinen


Semantic Web technology could offer lots of intelligent functionality to multi-robot systems. But limited processing power and storage capability of unsophisticated robots do not necessary allow them to support and process Semantic Web technology. In this paper, we propose a novel solution to provide semantic support for resource-constrained robots. Entity Notation is a lightweight data representation which can be employed to transfer data between resource-constrained robots and intelligent applications at server side. Resources-constrained robots only need to handle the lightweight Entity Notation while intelligent applications handle the more advanced knowledge representation. When the Entity Notation is used, the transfer between the robots and applications is unambiguous and lossless. In this way, an ontology and ontology-based inference at server side can improve the capabilities of the robot swarm. We present a simulator and discuss the future work.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Su X., Riekki J. and Haverinen J. (2009). SEMANTIC SUPPORT FOR RESOURCE-CONSTRAINED ROBOT SWARM . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-99-9, pages 271-277. DOI: 10.5220/0002217402710277

in Bibtex Style

author={Xiang Su and Jukka Riekki and Janne Haverinen},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 3: ICINCO,
SN - 978-989-8111-99-9
AU - Su X.
AU - Riekki J.
AU - Haverinen J.
PY - 2009
SP - 271
EP - 277
DO - 10.5220/0002217402710277