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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2019 Vol.20 No.8 P.1036-1048


Finding misplaced items using a mobile robot in a smart home environment

Author(s):  Qi Wang, Zhen Fan, Wei-hua Sheng, Sen-lin Zhang, Mei-qin Liu

Affiliation(s):  College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   liumeiqin@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Home service robot, Smart home, Heterogeneous sensors, Autonomous robot retrieval

Qi Wang, Zhen Fan, Wei-hua Sheng, Sen-lin Zhang, Mei-qin Liu. Finding misplaced items using a mobile robot in a smart home environment[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2019, 20(8): 1036-1048.

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smart homes can provide complementary information to assist home service robots. We present a robotic misplaced item finding (MIF) system, which uses human historical trajectory data obtained in a smart home environment. First, a multi-sensor fusion method is developed to localize and track a resident. Second, a path-planning method is developed to generate the robot movement plan, which considers the knowledge of the human historical trajectory. Third, a real-time object detector based on a convolutional neural network is applied to detect the misplaced item. We present MIF experiments in a smart home testbed and the experimental results verify the accuracy and efficiency of our solution.




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