Building an Intelligent Home Space for Service Robot Based on Multi-Pattern Information Model and Wireless Sensor Networks

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Abstract

This paper is concerned with constructing a prototype intelligent home environment for home service robot. In this environment, multi-pattern information can be represented by some intelligent artificial marks. Light-packs service robots can provide reliable and intelligent service by interacting with the environment through the wireless sensor networks. The intelligent space consists the following main components: smart devices with intelligent artificial mark; home server that connects the smart device and maintains the information through wireless sensor network; and the service robot that perform tasks in collaboration with the environment. In this paper, the multi-pattern information model is built, the construction of wireless sensor networks is presented, the smart and agilely home service is introduced. Fi- nally, the future direction of intelligent space system is discussed.

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F. Lu, G. Tian, F. Zhou, Y. Xue and B. Song, "Building an Intelligent Home Space for Service Robot Based on Multi-Pattern Information Model and Wireless Sensor Networks," Intelligent Control and Automation, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2012, pp. 90-97. doi: 10.4236/ica.2012.31011.

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