A suite of ontologies for robotics and automation

Sandro Rama Fiorini, Julia Bermejo-Alonso, Paulo Goncalves, Edison Pignaton de Freitas, Alberto Olivares Alarcos, Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, Edson Prestes, Craig Schlenoff, S. Veera Ragavan, Signe Redfield, Bruce Spencer, Howard Li

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One of the basic requirements for any type of robot communication, whether with other robots or humans, is the need for a common vocabulary along with clear and concise definitions. With the growing complexity of tasks that robots are expected to perform as well as the need for multi-robot and human–robot collaboration, the need for a standard and well-defined knowledge representation is becoming more evident.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-11
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 29 Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes


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