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Title:Mobile robot programming using natural language
Authors: Stanislao Lauria ; Guido Bugmann ; Theocharis Kyriacou ; Ewan Klein
Date:Mar 2002
Publication Title:Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Publication Type:Journal Article Publication Status:Published
Volume No:38(3-4) Page Nos:171-181
How will naive users program domestic robots? This paper describes the design of a practical system that uses natural language to teach a vision-based robot how to navigate in a miniature town. To enable unconstrained speech, the robot is provided with a set of primitive procedures derived from a corpus of route instructions. When the user refers to a route that is not known to the robot, the system will learn it by combining primitives as instructed by the user. This paper describes the components of the Instruction-Based Learning architecture and discusses issues of knowledge representation, the selection of primitives and the conversion of natural language into robot-understandable procedures.
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author = { Stanislao Lauria and Guido Bugmann and Theocharis Kyriacou and Ewan Klein },
title = {Mobile robot programming using natural language},
journal = {Robotics and Autonomous Systems},
publisher = {Elsevier},
year = 2002,
month = {Mar},
volume = {38(3-4)},
pages = {171-181},
doi = {10.1016/S0921-8890(02)00166-5},
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